Regional Science Centre (Vigyan Dham), Dehradun

Regional Science Centre Dehradun
Regional Science Centre Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Regional Science Centre is also called Aanchalik Vigyan Kendra and is more popularly known as Vigyan Dham in Dehradun. It is situated in Jhajra near Suddhowala. Regional Science City is developed by the Uttarakhand State Council for Science & Technology (UCOST) and National Council for Science Museum (NCSM). The aim of Aanchalik Vigyan Kendra is to popularise science & technology and scientific knowledge among the students and common people. Whole-year students and common peoples visit the Regional Science City Dehradun. There are lots of functions and exhibitions organized during special occasions such as Science Day, Earth Day, etc.

History of Regional Science Centre, Dehradun

Dehradun the capital of Uttarakhand gets its first Science city on 3rd February 2016. It was inaugurated by that time CM Shri Harish Rawat Ji. On the second anniversary of the Regional Science city of Dehradun in February 2018, the Governor of Uttarakhand inaugurated the Biodiversity Park in the Vigyan Dham.

Main Attractions of the Regional Science Centre, Dehradun

For science students and common people, many things are there which are helpful to understand scientific principles and understanding our world. For the kids, there are many things to do such as play with scientific models which are installed in the park, Swings, etc. The Regional Science City of Dehradun has the following facilities.
  • The Himalaya gallery
  • Technology Gallery
  • Fun Science Gallery
  • Taramandal
  • 3D Theatre to for 3D science film
  • Science & Dinosaurs Park
  • Exhibition on Chemistry
  • Science Demonstration Lecture Room
  • Auditorium, Conference Room & Library

What to See in Regional Science Centre, Dehradun

Vigyan Dham Dehradun
Aanchalik Vigyan Kendra Dehradun

Science Centre Dehradun infrastructure is a very modern look and it looks so good from a distance. Regional Science City is a very interesting place for science students and curious people so for learning many things in one place it is the best option. On the ground floor, you can see all the basics and fundamental science models. On the first floor, you can see the models of how the Himalayas and other mountains formed.

In the Park, you can see the various science models and Dinosaur models. Some of the models such as Gravity Chair, Birding Cage, Musical Bar, Human eye model, Perspective House, etc. You can see Uttarakhand traditional musical instruments also here.

Timing of Regional Science Centre, Dehradun

Dehradun Regional Science City opens daily in the morning at 10:00 am and closes in the evening at 05:00 pm. In summer it will be better to go early morning. But during winter you can go in the afternoon time because it opens after 10:00 am only. The Lunchtime of the Regional Science City is from 01:30 pm to 02:00 pm.

If you go there in the evening you can miss the Taramandal or 3D show. Daily four Taramandal and 3D shows are organized by the Regional Science City Dehradun for the visitors. The timing of Taramandal show starts at 11:30 am and the last show at 03:30 pm. The 3D shows start at 12:00 pm and the last show at 04:00 pm. There is one hour gap between each show.

Visiting Duration of Regional Science Centre, Dehradun

You will completely see all the things and shows within 3-4 hours. You Don't miss the Taramandal and 3D show. It is good for kids and students also. You can play and enjoy the science and Dinosaur park also. There are many Jhoolas for the kids.

Ticket Price of Regional Science Centre, Dehradun

There is an entry ticket for the Regional Science City. For the single student or public, it will be Rupees 110/- including entry fee, Taramandal, and science 3D show. For the group of students and public persons, there is a discount on the entry ticket charge.

Facilities at Regional Science Centre, Dehradun

Regional Science City has many facilities there.
  • Big Park for relaxing and enjoying.
  • Good parking space for two and four-wheeler vehicles.
  • There is a CCTV facility on the campus.
  • Drinking water facility.
  • Washroom facility.
  • There is no canteen facility inside the campus.

Summer Camp at Regional Science City, Dehradun

Regional Science City every year organizes a summer camp for the students of classes 6th to 12th where they can learn Robotics, Electronics, Crafts & Scientific Toy making, and Biological Science. The summer camp is organized during the month of May and June every year.

How to Reach Regional Science City, Dehradun

It is around 14 km far from the Dehradun railway station and 12 km from the ISBT. There is no direct city bus or Vikram for the Vigyan Dhaam. You have to book a private taxi or auto for Science City. For reaching Science City own vehicle will be the best option. If you come by city bus then the bus will drop you at Shri Balaji Dham at Chakarata Road from there Regional science city is approx. 2 km far away. You can walk on foot or take an auto from there.

Address Regional Science Centre, Dehradun

Regional Science Centre,
Vigyan Dham,
Jhajra (Suddhowala)
Dehradun- 248007

TouristBug’s Recommendations

  • There is no food court inside or outside of the campus of the Regional Science City. So you must carry some foodstuff or snacks with you for eating during a relaxing time.
  • For a one-time visit, Science City Dehradun is good, especially for kids. It is a good place for visiting with family and enjoying there.
  • I will recommend visiting Science City on weekends. There will be a good crowd in the Regional Science Centre Dehradun on Sunday and Saturday.

Nearby Tourist Places To Visit in Jhajra 

Anand Van is the newly built Urban Forest Park of Dehradun is also situated in Jhajra which is only about 3 km far away from the Vigyan Dham. Another famous place to visit in Jhajra is Balaji temple which is very famous here.

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