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About Science City

Science City is a one of its kind facility with modern aids like 3-D theatres, computer kiosks, and interactive videos to demonstrate scientific concepts for educational and entertainment value. Be prepared to spend two to three hours discovering its various treasures. Opened in 1987, it has two parts namely the Science Center, and the Convention Center. It is the most sought out venue for conventions, conferences, exhibitions, cultural programmes and trade exhibitions. The Science Center has its wonders such as the Space Odyssey, Dynamotion, Evolution Park Theme Tour, Maritime Centre and Earth Exploration Hall. The Science Park has a Live Butterfly Enclave and a freshwater aquarium with 26 artificial tanks filled with diverse species of fishes. The Science City Kolkata is about 18 km from the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport. Cabs, autos, buses, and trains ply in plenty and are the easiest modes of transport in Kolkata. Vacation homes like the Exotica Premium, Swasti are good places to stay near Science City Kolkata. Some good hotels near Science City are The Westin, Tatvam Residency, and Treebo Ritu Ivy.

Historical Context: It was set up in 1997 and people of all age group come to this place
Pro Tip: You can also check other must-visit attractions nearby, such as the Birla Temple, Sundarbans Tiger Reserve, Shaheed Minar, and Sabarna Sangrahashala. 

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Family
  • Entry Fee INR 40
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera

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