Step into the world of science and technology, the Regional Science Center in Guwahati, Assam, is an ideal place for all the science buffs boasting of a plethora of thrilling and fascinating science exhibitions, shows, and experiments to educate the visitors about the wonders and magic of science.
Timing: 10 am to 5:30 pm
Location: Beltola Jayanagar Road, Resham Nagar, Khanapara, Guwahati, Assam
Entry Fees: Rs25 per head entry ticket (separate ticket for different shows)
Located on the outskirts of Guwahati, Assam, the Regional Science Centre is one of the 27 Science Centres regulated by the National Council of Science Museums, Government of India. Commonly known as a Science Museum, the place is a dreamland for science enthusiasts which is a depository aimed to inform, enlighten, and engage the visitors through several scientific and technological instruments.
Established in 1994, the museum wows the visitors through an extensive range of rare instruments, machinery, demo experiments setups, rare science equipment, etc. It also boasts of several interactive demonstrations for both young and adults, which vary from everyday activities to prehistoric displays to non-formal science education. The Science Museum of Guwahati is the first in the North-East states to have a 3D show with a Stereoscopic digital 3D cinema projection where the polarizer tricks you into believing that the image in front is alive. Enhanced by 3D glasses, the video leaves the visitors spellbound with a thrilling experience. Another highlight of the museum is a Digital Planetarium which offers the visitors a fascinating experience of watching the star-studded sky along with other heavenly bodies. Some other activities at the Regional Science Museum include:
Apart from all these thrilling, enlightening, and fascinating activities and exhibitions, the science museum also has an auditorium with a seating capacity of 150 people used for seminars, workshops, etc., a conference hall, a library housing more than 10,000 books, an open garden space for a picnic, and a small cafeteria. The museum also orchestrates hobby camps for school-going children during the summers which allow them to have a learning experience while also having entertainment.