Regional Science City in LucknowThe Regional Science City (RSC) is a centre for science designed and developed by the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM). Spread over a sprawling area of 4,000 square meters, RSC lets visitors enjoy with a number of interesting exhibitions on physical science. It helps students and people related to science background keep abreast with the latest changes in the scientific world and develop reasoning. Regional Science City in Lucknow was built at a cost of Rs 9.7 crores and was opened on September 21, 2007. Since its inception, the centre has been visited by over 26 lakh people. It is situated around 500 km east of Delhi.
Attractions of Regional Science Centre Lucknow
The objective behind setting up this centre was to create scientific awareness among students and the general public. The major attractions of this institution are:
Underwater Exploration – A large gallery displays interactive exhibits, live marine and sweet water aquaria, recreations of underwater phenomena and more.
Biotechnological Revolution – Visitors are informed about biotechnological applications, importance of biotechnology in daily life, cracking genetic codes, emerging trends in genetics and so on.
Being Human – You may learn about the science of social behavior, human mind and behavior, social psychology and other similar stuff.
3-D Science Show – It features scientific concepts through exciting 3-D presentations that are educative as well as entertaining and make learning of science fun.
Prehistoric Life Park – It recreates dinosaurs and other creatures of prehistoric era, with audio commentary, to let you know about ancient life forms. It also includes fossils as old as 65 million years.
Fun Science Gallery – Science is made fun and simpler and you are made to understand the scientific concepts behind flowing water, deceptive reality and more in “Aquamobile” – the most unique exhibit of this gallery.
Fluidics Gallery - Ripple Tank & Vortex, Magic Tap, Air Water Interplay and other unique exhibits are put on display here to encourage scientific learning and participation from students and visitors.
Activities Hosted By Regional Science City
Regional Science City Lucknow conducts a number of educational activities and programs round the year. These include:
Taramandal Shows – 30 minute-shows are organized in a mini-portable planetarium where a maximum of 30 visitors can be accommodated and they can interact with a person who explains the concepts of scientific in a unique manner.
Science Shows – ‘Liquid Air shows’, ‘Science behind beliefs’, ‘Unexpected Science’ and other interesting topics regularly feature in these thrilling shows on mind-boggling scientific concepts.
Science Demonstration Lecture – Lectures related to Chemistry, Physics and Life Science curriculum are aimed at school students and teachers and are also arranged on request by schools.
Regional Science City Address
Regional Science City is located in the well-known locality of Aliganj in Lucknow. Its registered address is:
Sector -E (Ekta Vihar), Aliganj
Lucknow - 226024
Uttar Pradesh (U.P.), India
Phone no: +91 (0522) 2321804
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Visiting hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Open every day apart from Holi and Diwali)