10:30 am - 5:00 pm
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Regional Science Centre, Warangal is the focal point of TSCOST for various Science Communication / Popularization processes. Regional Science Centre, Warngal is located on a hillock having an aerial extent of 15 acres on Hunter Road, Opp. Vana Vignana Kendram, Hanankonda at a central location of three towns i.e. Warangal, Khazipet and Hanamkonda. The operational area of the centre is 10 districts of Telangana State. The project is being implemented under the administrative framework of Telangana State Council of Science & Technology (TSCOST) and executed by Kakatiya Urban Development Authority (KUDA) with M/s. Aakar Architects, Hyderabad as the Architectural Consultant. Buildings with unique architectural designs, approach road, educative and exciting scientific exhibits, non-conventional energy systems, specially organized greenery, recreation and centralized air conditioning facilities form part of the Regional Science Centre, Warangal initially. Plinth area of the G +3 structure is 15,000 s.ft. featuring green building concepts.
A Planetarium with a capacity of 200 people, The Sri Sathya Sai Space Theatre aims to provide information about Astronomy, Physics, and Mathematics. A show on the space is conducted in every Thursday in English and Hindi. To simulate the night sky this planetarium uses Spitz Space System–512. A noble venture to edify the public on the marvels of astronomy, this might be the first of its kind, which is used for educational purpose. It is located in the Sri Sathya Sai Vidyagiri campus and tickets are provided to the visitors in a first come first serve basis. The English version is scheduled between 10 am to 10.45 am and the Hindi version is between 11 am to 11.45 am.
An architectural splendor, which depicts the life of Sai Baba from his early childhood till date, Chaitanya Jyoti Museum at Puttaparthi was formally inaugurated on 18th November 2000. A unique museum, which visualizes the advent of Sai Baba through multimedia presentation techniques, describes all those incidents, which reveals the divinity of Sai Baba. Raised on the slope of a hill, this build is a medley of diverse architectural methods that presents the beautiful synthesis of the modern and the traditional styles. Its Chinese roofs oriented with the Gothic arches and the Moorish spires are simply superb which allures the visitor with its aesthetic beauty. Museum opens on all days except on Mondays. Time schedule is fixed between 9 am to 11.30 am and 3 pm to 5.30 pm.
Sri Vari Museumin Tirumala is a genuine effort to describe the important landmarks in the history of this long familiar temple. Its strategic location in the heart of Tirumala gains it a number of visitors every day. This newly built Museum is located adjacent to Karnataka Choultry. The Museum displays an assortment of fine sculptures, beautiful pictures and other artifacts, which gives deep insight on the history of the temple. The museum also houses priceless scriptures and photographs. The Museum is open to the pilgrims and visitors all round the year and it is to be noted that there is no entry fee.
A place worth for archaeology enthusiasts, Bapu Museum, the museum of the Archaeological Department, has a cautiously conserved gathering of ancient sculptures, idols, inscriptions, paintings, cutlery and weapons. This Victoria Jubilee Museum is located on Bundar Road in Vijayawada. It also exhibits pre-historic stone tools, coins, arms, metal works, Neolithic and Microlithic implements. The major attractions in this museum are the mammoth granite statue of Buddha and the white limestone beautiful figure of Buddha in standing position brought from Alluru. The museum is open between 11 am – 1 pm and 2 – 6 pm in summers and 10 am – 1 pm and 2 – 5 pm in winters. It is closed on Fridays and public holidays. Admission is free.
Archival Museum is located on the Public Gardens Road, Tarnaka, Hyderabad. It is situated around 4.8 km from Ameerpet. It is present in the premises of AP State Archives and Research Institute. It is one of the important museums in Hyderabad. There are many galleries present in this museum, which consist of different kinds of sculptures, weapons, coins, paintings, and so on. The museum also contains many historical records, rare manuscripts, and historical documents. The antique lovers would really enjoy a lot when they visit this museum. The museum is being opened on all the days. The museum can be contacted over phone at 040-27018371
Andhra Pradesh State Museum is in Hyderabad in the picturesque Public Gardens. The museum was built in 1928 by the Hyderabad Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan. The museum stands as an excellent example of Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. This is one place art lovers should not miss visiting. The museum boasts rich repositories of art objects and antiques in India. A Buddhist Gallery, Bronze Gallery, Numismatics Gallery, Ajanta Gallery, Brahmanical and Jain Gallery, Arms and Armour Gallery are some of the galleries that display invaluable antiques. The Buddhist and the Brahmanical galleries contain statues that date back to the second century and third century, reflecting sculptural skill of the ancestors. Around 14,000 gold coins and 1,00,000 silver coins are contained in the Numismatics Gallery, besides innumerable number of coins of other metals that belong to various periods. The museum is open between 10 am and 5 pm and is closed on Fridays. Photographs can be taken only by permission.
Nehru Science Centre, Mumbai, through its interactive hands-on exhibits and pioneering educational programmes, has successfully made science accessible to common people who normally do not concern themselves with it. The first interactivity based Science Centre is considered as the forerunner in the history of science popularization in the country. In fact what the Exploratorium is to the science centres worldwide, the NSC is to the Indian scenario in specific. The interactive exhibits are so inviting that its inaugural programme, which was planned for only 20 minutes lasted for 120 minutes. Shri Rajiv Gandhi was so excited in interacting with the exhibits displayed in various galleries here that his other scheduled programmes had no options but to wait. The passion is still alive. What impressed Shri Rajiv Gandhi also impressed people at large. This is corroborated by the fact that more than 13 million people have visited this temple of science since its inauguration.
A gallery of global personalities through ‘life-like’ wax statues showcasing creations of global artists in a plush setting that gives the audience the feeling of a true red-carpet event. World best artists come together to sculpt a fabulous collection of personalities, all assembled under one roof. The objective of having this exhibit is to support innovations and present an artists perspective of leading world personalities. This is presented to a wide and diverse audience in a unique and glamorous environment which befits the stars.
Goa Science Centre is a unit of National Council of Science Museums functioning under the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, and has been developed with an aim to inculcate scientific temper among young students and popularize Science among the common people.