Science and Technology Museum
Sight Address : Science and Technology Museum is located in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala. Edit
Science and Technology Museum was established in the year 1984. Located in Thiruvananthapuram/Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala, the museum is run by an autonomous body, which was setup by the Government of Kerala. The museum remains a dynamic medium for the spread of science and technology in Kerala. Kerala Science and Technology Museum also remains a pioneer in inculcating the sense of curiosity and scientific disposition among the young generation in the state. The Government of Kerala always wanted a body which could organize fairs and scientific exhibitions. They got the answers to their questions in the form of Kerala Science and Technology Museum. The museum also undertakes the responsibility of managing science educational programmes through TV, Radio and other media of communication. The museum is also responsible for organizing demonstrations and lectures, which includes the interactions with media and public too.
Science and Technology Museum was established in 1984, the Kerala State Science & Technology Museum, is an autonomous organisation, setup by the Government of Kerala, to serve as a dynamic medium of science communication for the public and for inculcating a sense of inquiry and scientific temperament in the minds of the young. This is also a study cum recreation centre and an important tourist attraction.The prestigious project of the Museum, PRIYADARSINI Planetarium was also made functioning in1994. A Children’s Science Park and Mobile Science Exhibition unit were opened to the public in 1997 and 1999 respectively. Later on, Computer Gallery and Solar energy gallery were also opened. A Play park with thirteen playing devices was opened in 2005. Energy Park, 3D Theatre, Digital Weighing Machine, Edusat Talk Back Terminal, Energy Ball are the other attractions of the Museum.
Musium open on 12 Noon
Best Season to Visit
October to January.
Best Time To Visit
Time Required for Sightseeing
1 to 3 Hours
Ticket Required : Yes Edit
Individual National Adult Rs. : Rs. 15
Kids Rs. : Rs. 10
Individual Foreigner Adult Rs. : Rs. 15
Kids Rs. : Rs. 10
Still Photo Camera Rs. : N.A.
Video Camera Rs. : N.A.
Guide Required : No Edit
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How to ReachEdit
Taxi : You can get prepaid taxis from the airport as well as the railway station .Fares may range anywhere between Rs 150 to 500 depending on the distance covered.
BUS : Nearest bus stand is the Central Bus Stand,tiruvanantpuram.
Train : The nearest railway station is Thiruvananthapuram central railway station
Air : Thiruvananthapuram, airport is the nearest airport to go to Kanakakunnu palace.
Others : Auto rickshaws is also available to reach this place in trivandrum. Auto rickshaws in Trivandrum do not run on meter; however the charges are very minimal when compared to the other cities in Kerala. While travelling through an auto rickshaw, do not discuss the rate when you reach your destination. Negotiate a rate before getting into an auto rickshaw, as fares will rarely exceed Rs 70. There are no night fares and autos are a safe mode of travel. You can also rent out a two wheeler for around Rs 350 to 500 a day and the deposit will cost you around Rs 1500 per day.
Things to CarryEdit
Carry your own food and plenty of drinking water.
Safety / WarningEdit
This place become very hot and humid,loose cotton clothing is advisable.
Police station 100/0471-2331843
Fire Station 101
Child Line 1098
Railway Alert: 919846200100
Women Helpline Number: 1091/04742764579.