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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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Knowledge with entertainment

This museum is like a text book in 3D. Our daughter really enjoyed the physics experiments. The small aquariums are well kept and so are their collection of snakes. We spent hours... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Kurseong, India, Asia
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Kurseong, India, Asia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is like a text book in 3D. Our daughter really enjoyed the physics experiments. The small aquariums are well kept and so are their collection of snakes. We spent hours inside. The museum is located conviniently. The guards and attendants are most helpful. This visit rounded of with a visit to Mainland China ( the restaurant ) completed... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't have too much time, so could see the additional 'shows / demonstrations' (which seem to be the main attraction). We walked through the museum and found a fair number of the exhibits not working. The kids had fun all the same and considering it was inaugurated in 1978, the place is not bad at all. In order to... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This is a very good place to learn mystery of this world from the perspective of science.Many astonishing things are explained in very simple manner.This is a very scientific tour for kids.Laws of physics are explained very nicely.They have a shop within the premises selling nice scientific games.

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Thank Vinod K
Bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

This is in fact a permanent science exhibition centre attracting mainly the science students of schools. There are interesting & educative "Do-It-Yourself" exhibits which can potentially tickle the curiosity of the school going budding scientists. It is indeed a unique exhibition centre.

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Thank Kanchan58
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

The museum has collections that are a treat for students especially those who have a keen interest in How, Why, when and what? Excellent!

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Thank 99emgee147
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

This is a place for students. But not only for students, it is for all type of people who wants to gather knowledge mainly in science. It is of 3 floors. 2nd fl is fully for kids.

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Thank AakashVerma
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

First building has 3 floors and its a science city building. Various demo are available to understand different laws of science, nature. Laws for force, laws of motion, laws to magnetic attraction, etc. Second floor dedicated for kids. 3rd floor for life science (evolution of plants, animals, humans), Zoology, etc. 3D shows, coal mines and planetary show (additional ticket) nominal... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

Really a good place combining knowledge with enjoyment..so much technical & scientific show like high voltage show,coal mine etc..dome magicsl show based on science.science gallery.all part of science inside a building.really awesome place.

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Thank Rajesh S
Kolkata
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Only science and technology museum in Kolkata..Kids will embrace the place..It will also refresh some of old school days memories..Coal mine replica is one of its kind..Must visit for all school children

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Thank Ujjal S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

A must visit place for people of all ages. A lot of learning of scientific principles through interactive models, images, science shows, documentaries at the auditorium and much more.. One of the special attraction you should not miss here is a 'miniature Coal Mine'. If you're visiting Kolkata with children, must visit this place.

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