Saturday, 9 March 2013

Regional Science City (Anchalik Vigyan Kendra), Lucknow

If you are in Lucknow and want to know about science, means want to know how things happen in our Earth. You will get each and every question answer related to science either it physical, chemical, biological or advance sciences such as Biotechnology and Nanotechnology. This is a very good place for science students and common peoples for understanding the basics of science and understanding science role in our daily life. Here daily schools students come in a group for understanding the basics of science practically with their teachers. You will easily understand the basics of science with lots of practical models.

Regional Science City Lucknow
Anchalik Vigyan Kendra Lucknow
History of Regional Science City (Anchalik Vigyan Kendra) 

Regional Science City (Anchalik Vigyan Kendra) was designed and developed with the clear conceptualized idea by the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) and stabilized in 7th September 1989. At that time it was the Regional Science Center when started and work under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. Later it has been upgraded and inaugurated on 21st September 2007 as Regional Science City. Built cost for it was approx. Rs. 9.7 crore and it is spared over in 4000 square meters.

Regional Science City Lucknow
A Lucknow City Model
Main attraction of Regional Science City (Anchalik Vigyan Kendra) 

Regional Science City is full of entertainment with the learning of lots of scientific knowledge. The main attractions of the Science City listed below.

  • Scimax Show: It is the main attraction of the science city. Scimax movie theatre has modern world-class facilities for the film projection with the fully air-conditioned hall. The Scimax shows are changed after every six months. So you can check the latest show on its website. Scimax show is full of thrilling experience. You can’t forget Scimax’s amazing and wonderful experience.
  • 3-D Show: Another attraction of the Science City is 3D Show. You will get 3D viewing glasses for the watching short 3D film.
  • Taramandal Show: The Best way to learn about the Galaxy and space things.
Exhibition Halls

There are ten exhibition halls showing lots of things about the topic by working models, posters, audio videos visuals.
  • Aquamobile: There is a working model in the entrance of the science gallery to demonstrate the principles of hydrostatics and hydrodynamics.
  • Biotechnological Revolution: This gallery shows all aspects of biotechnology in our daily life. From Genetic code-DNA to biotechnological applications in our life and future of it.
  • Being Human: This gallery based on the human mind and its behavior.
  • Fluidics: Fluids means which can flow such as air, water, oil, etc. So understanding these fluids with working models and posters is full of fun.
  • Fun Science: This gallery is full of entertaining models such as Aqua-Mobile in which water passing through various channels of transparent pipes creates the vortex, rotating the turbine, make fountains, etc.
  • Meri Anokhi Duniya: This gallery is fully dedicated to children’s. There are lots of models to explain the basics of shape, size, sound, and colors to kids.
  • Popular Science: This gallery has lots of educational and entertaining science models.
  • Underwater Exploration: As the name suggests there are lots of models and aquariums for explaining the life in water such as in oceans, rivers, ponds, Lake, etc.
  • Water- Our Life: This gallery is fully dedicated to rivers. Rivers are the main source of sweet water on earth. Humans and all living things grow and flourished near river valleys.
  • Wonder World of Materials: This is a new open gallery showing the different world of materials such as polymers, plastics, electronic material, industrial materials, fundamental materials and many more. 
Regional Science City Lucknow
The Prehistoric Park
  • Science Park: It includes various models related to science like Eco-Tube, levers, Acrobatic ball, musical pipes, optics models, machines, etc.
  • The Prehistoric Park: As the name suggests in this park there are models of animals and human which found millions of years ago in the earth.
Facilities and Features at Regional Science City (Anchalik Vigyan Kendra) 


There is fully air-conditioned auditorium which is well equipped with audio-visual equipment’s having 150 seating capacity.

Conference Halls

There is also a conference hall for up to 20 peoples with similar facilities in the auditorium.


There is a nice cafeteria with all facilities and serving Indian, Chinese and continental snacks and foods. So it is good for relaxing and refreshing with light snacks or lunch.


There is a very spacious parking facility for two or four wheelers. Up to 30 cars and 50 bikes can be easily parked in the parking area.

How to Reach Anchalik Vigyan Kendra

Lucknow is the capital of Uttar Pradesh so reaching to Lucknow is not a tough job from any city of India. You can easily reach here by train, bus or by air. In Lucknow, it is situated in Aliganj. To reach Science City you can take a private taxi, auto, a cab from the railway station, Bus stand or from the airport.

Visiting Timing of Regional Science City (Anchalik Vigyan Kendra) 

Regional Science City opens at 10:00 a.m. and closes at 5:30 p.m. It closed only two days in a year Holi and Diwali.

Entry Tickets of Regional Science City (Anchalik Vigyan Kendra) 

For a common person the full charge including all shows and exhibitions it will be Rs. 105.

TouristBug’s Recommendations

Science City is full of fun and entertainment for kids and adults. It is a full family visiting the place. So you can plan to visit this place with the whole family. There are lots of things to see so it will consume your full day so plan accordingly and must be reached at science city before 10:00 am to avoiding delay. There will be a huge crowd at the ticket counter on weekends and public holidays.

If you are interested in more scientific things to see then you can go at Nakshatrashala or Indira Gandhi Planetarium in Lucknow. 

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