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Birla Industrial & Technological Museum

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Address: Gurusaday Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700019, India
Phone Number: 2289 2815
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10:00 - 17:30
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A fully functional science park(rare)

The science park in Kolkata is an absolute waste of time and money. But this one does not disappoint. All the instruments are fully functional. The science shows are the main... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
NishitSadual
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Rourkela, India
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Rourkela, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The science park in Kolkata is an absolute waste of time and money. But this one does not disappoint. All the instruments are fully functional. The science shows are the main attraction here.But it is a bit costly with ticket prices around 100 INR per person. There is also a canteen facility inside serving food at a reasonable rate!

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Kolkata
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place to learn, to explore, to seek information about this world. From Kids to older persons everyone will be fascinated by the vast, varied & explore ble things out here. A must visit place of Kolkata.

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Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum has many shows for older students like physics, chemistry shows, underground coal mine etc. The teachers keep the fun element in the show explanation.

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Dombivli, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there with my kid and a friend and her kid. its a huge place with separate sections for geography, history and science. older kids would enjoy more as they would understand the concepts more. the kids play area is really enjoyable. with most games based on physics, it is very interesting. our kids had a gala time inside.... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

It is one of the unique science museums in India.You can spend the entire day here if you are a science enthusiast. This is a very good place to explore knowledge - science, geography and history. It contains experiments which come in our day-to-day life.

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Hooghly, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent place to explore knowledge - science, geography, history. Very good to visit the galleries. I visited five times and each time it attracts me a lot. Coal Mine is an experience. Science Galleries as also very attractive for children as well as their guardians.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

It's a playground of Science. You can see the evolution of basic theory transforming into sophisticated machines. In many applications you can use or ride. One train engine prototype is there, where you can ride. Many galleries representing various scientific experiments, showcasing the development of stages. The most amazing part is an underground coal mine prototype. Where you have to... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

If you are a kid or someone who is ardent fan of science, this is a great place to be. Here they show simple experiment to demonstrate different scientific phenomenon. Example: Glycerine & Potassium Permanganate = Volcanic Fire They have curious exhibits.

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Kolkata
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Very nice museum to visit with kids. Exhibits are very colorful and child friendly. They have a learning through play approach. Very advanced concepts described very simply and hands on. Definitely should visit with kids.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Industrial Museum is a large collection of displays, some interactive, that explain the fundamentals of various science and technology topics. Our kids love the place (ages 4 & 7) as they regularly add new displays and temporary exhibitions. We go back on a regular basis as there is so much to see and the kids discover something new each... More 

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