Birla Industrial & Technological Museum, Kolkata (Calcutta)

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#3 of 12 in Childrens Museums in West Bengal
Science Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
At Birla Industrial & Technological Museum, learn about the development of technology and science, through many fun and educational displays both for adults and the youngest. In the first building, you’ll see various exhibits showing how physics and mechanics work, as well as how the living world evolved, all through simulations, videos, and artifacts. The second building showcases mostly science and medicine, and there you can learn about different plants, medications, and other subjects. There’s also a kids’ area where they learn through playing, and a 3D cinema with educational movies. Work out when and for how long to visit Birla Industrial & Technological Museum and other Kolkata (Calcutta) attractions using our handy Kolkata (Calcutta) itinerary planner.
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  • Birla Industrial and Technological Museum, established in 1959, is the oldest science and technology museum of the city. The building was originally the residence of Raja Baldeo Birla (1863-1956) and....  more »
  • Being the first scientific and industrial museum in India since 1959 , Birla Industrial and Technological Museum, is located on the Gurusaday Road., is the prime attractions of Kolkata Initially as....  more »
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  • Amazing Science and technology museum. All technological and scientific exhibits are mind blowing. Gaming and 3D experience zone area available for young children to play. Many interesting exhibits to visit. My son visited it first in a school trip and museum hunt competition from Army Public School. Great infrastructure and friendly people. Best place to go in holidays or weekends.Amazing experience.
  • The place is a treat for kids and those interested in science. There are very good models and cutaways of various types. It has a very good play area for small kids, for which there is no separate access charge. A limited amount of parking is available for both cars and two-wheelers at reasonable rates (30 rupees per car irrespective of the duration). One would typically need four to five hours to explore the place well.

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