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Birla Industrial & Technological Museum

19A, Gurusaday Road, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700019, India
2289 2815
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Type: Science Museums, Specialty Museums
Traveler Description: This is the first public Science Museum in India. Website There ia mock-up coal-mine in the basement with a Sound and Light Show. more »
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

a fun place for children and adults also .you learn and enjoy at the same time . the coal mine here is worth seeing .the 3 d shows ,the the different science experiments are quite enjoyable.the mini planetarium is also very different.the museum is kept very neatly and has a lot of scientific experiments. on the whole a place woeth... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This museum is a must for the youngsters to replenish regenerate as well as re-learn their scientific knowledge.

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Bhagalpur, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Took lot of my students there... They loved the sections and experiments there..... it is great for any studnet from class X to XII

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Aurangabad, India
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

If you are travelling with your young Kids..Then it's a good place to visit..Many concepts of Basic Sciences with experiments ...eases to clear concepts in young minds..Minimum 4-5 hours are expected to visit the museum..Centrally located in the city near Birla Temple..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Very very good place where you can learn many things by interactive ways like online games, fun activity etc... It has almost everything botany, maths, statistics, electricity, locomotive, television etc.... It also has some 5 or 6 shows. Science magic, about constellations, mock coal mine etc.... A must visit place. Especially for children they wil love this place a lot

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Exhilarating place. One would be fully engaged for a few hours no matter which age group they belong to. There are excellent experiments, games, activities, display on different phenomenon of science

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is a paradise for Science enthusiasts, especially for kids and college students. I wish there could be an annual membership scheme for regular activities in this Museum, with active participation and interested individuals.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Want to experience all the science technologies, excellent for relearning many things that you need to revise in your life time, Read many things in book but never saw it happening infront of your eyes, come and experience it here.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

New children play area has been bult which is very nice!! There is a 3D short film show of 20 minutes which is quite enjoyable especially for a first timers. Various Science shows & exhibits are academic . Magic science show is very good!!

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

They have added a new kids wing which is excellent. Very bright and colorful and very apt for toddlers too. I take my two year old often and he loves being there. They a beautiful doll house and ball pool too. There are many other activities to keep your kid busy.

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