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Birla Industrial & Technological Museum

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Address: 19A, Gurusaday Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700019, India
Phone Number: 2289 2815
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Its all about science..

BITM is one of the unique science museums in India. Different kinds of exhibits, a very well stocked library, an under ground coal mine, completely worth a visit especially for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

BITM is one of the unique science museums in India. Different kinds of exhibits, a very well stocked library, an under ground coal mine, completely worth a visit especially for the kids in school interested in Science. I would recommend BITM over Science City and Indian Museum.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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71 reviews 71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The meusem has good displays. The good part is the planetarium where you along with your children can enjoy the sky with planets along with their brief information.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The first of the science & technology museums to dot the Indian landscape. It's vision to popularise science among the common man and non science public is unique. Lovely dioramas & working models to get you involved while you learn! Some more maintenance could do well, but it is still a pride of place for science students of Kolkata &... More 

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Pune, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is a unique museum specially made for Science & Technology. Young boys & girls really enjoy the place as there the concepts are taught with games & models in a playing mood. In a nutshell a must visit place for science student

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kolkata
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162 reviews 162 reviews
51 attraction reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Only for school trips. Just another meuseum to be. Nothin extra ordinary. Might be good for meuseum lovers.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

there are so many scintific model to enjoy with your kids. a coal mine model is there you enjoy the the under ground mining.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a great place to show your kids all about technology and its various uses in our world. Worth a visit.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Must visit place for kiddos and elders as well...Neat and clean environment and guides are also knowledgable...

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Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

it is one of the good museums to be seen at kolkata. one can enjoy it very much with full satisfaction

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I went there as a kid, and got a chance to visit again few months ago...and I found it as informative and educational as my first time! I wish there were more such science museums in our country. There is scope to bring in newer elements of latest scientific discoveries and technology.

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