Immerse yourself into the world of science and technology in the Regional Science Centre located in the Dehradun district of Uttarakhand. From learning about the cosmos to the early age planet earth, from the geology and geography of the Himalayas to experimenting and innovating in the Innovation Hub, the Science Centre has everything in its premises to fascinate visitors of all age.
Timing: 10 am to 5 pm
Location: Vigyan Dham, Jhajara, Premnagar, Dehradun
Entry Fees: Rs50 general entry, Rs40 for group, Rs35 for 3D theater, Rs25 for Taramandal
For all the science lovers and our little scientists who are keen on learning about the fundamentals of the universe, from the ice age to the world of dinosaurs, and much more, the Regional Science Centre in Dehradun is a science park which is established to educate as well as entertain its visitors, particularly children. Especially visited by school children in trips, the Science Centre can be visited by people of all age and field to widen their knowledge horizon and to spend some fun time with their kids and family.
Developed by, the major highlights of the Science Centre are its interactive exhibits that take the attention of every visitor. Some of the most popular exhibits at the Centre are ‘Gravity Chair’, ‘National Council for Science Museum (NCSM) in collaboration with Uttarakhand State Council for Science & Technology (UCOT), this enthralling science park comprises many exciting activities and exhibition some of which includes Dinosaur Park, Himalayan Gallery, Fun Science Gallery, Innovation Hub, 3D Theatre, a Library, a 200-seater auditorium, and an exhibition hall. HoweverWhispering Garden’, ‘Musical Bar’, ‘Sympathetic Swing’, ‘Birding Cage’, ‘Eco Tube’, ‘Perspective House’.
One of the popular galleries of the museum is the Himalayan Gallery which depicts almost every subject related to Geology, Geography, tourism, culture, & traditional knowledge system of the Himalayas through interesting exhibits and models. The Innovation Hub is set up with a multi-disciplinary laboratory where the young and innovative minds can harness their creativity and be free to try out new things. The museum demonstrates important concepts such as nuclear power generations, cloud computing, robotics, carbon-nano tubes, and graphene to name a few. Apart from the exhibitions, there is a planetarium called Taramandal where the visitors can observe the star-studded night sky.