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Regional Science City Lucknow Address: Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Aliganj Extension, Sector-E (Ekta Vihar), Sector E, Chandralok, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 226024, India

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Regional Science City Lucknow Timings

Day Timing
Monday 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
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Regional Science City Lucknow Entry Tickets
Category Science Centre Scimax Show 3-D Show Taramandal Show SDL
General Visitors 25 50 20 10 10
General Visitors (25 or more) 20 40 15 10 10
Students in organized group (25 or more) 10 30 10 10 10
Govt./Municipal School (Students 25 or more) 5 15 5 5 5
BPL card holders on producing the card 5 50 20 10 10
Parking charges: 2 wheelers 10
Parking charges: 4 wheelers 20

Regional Science City in Lucknow is a kid-friendly tourist place in Lucknow with interesting exhibitions and galleries on physical science. It’s a sprawling campus of 4,000 square meters.

Lucknow Science City is an excellent destination for kids (and adults) to explore the role of science in our daily life. The science center has an array of practical models that explain various theories of science. It’s a good place to understand the basics.

The aim of the science center is to promote scientific awareness among the public. It’s a perfect interactive environment for kids to spend time learning science.

Among the galleries on the premises are those on biotechnology revolution, human evolution and underwater exploration. You’ll also find facilities for 3D science shows, open science parks and live lectures in this Science City of Lucknow.

A visit will fuel the curiosity of kids and their ability to ask questions. Many students visit the place with their teachers.

Where is Regional Science City in Lucknow?

Regional Science City Lucknow is in the well-known locality of Aliganj. It’s a large exhibition sprawling over a beautifully landscaped lush green area. It provides an opportunity to relax while playing with science in its hands-on exhibits.

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History of Lucknow Science City

The Science City in Lucknow is a center for science designed and developed by the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM). It’s a satellite unit of the National Science Centre, Delhi.

It started as a small science center in 1989 to popularise an interest in science among people. It was a stepping stone for bringing interactive science learning to Lucknow. And it has been a popular place for kids to learn science in a casual and fun environment.

In 2007, the science center was upgraded and expanded to form the Regional Science City it is today.

Things to do at Regional Science City Lucknow

1. Exploring the themed galleries – Regional Science City Lucknow has several exhibition halls with working models and audio-video visuals of various scientific concepts. You can see a demonstration of the principles of hydrostatics, hydrodynamics and fluidics. Then, you can explore the aspects of biotechnology, the human mind, marine life and others. Different galleries on daily experiences with science are also present here.

2. Watching the science shows – The science city also runs several shows on its premises. Its Scimax movie theatre is an air-conditioned hall with world-class facilities for film projection. Then, you can enjoy a short 3D show in Science City Lucknow. Another attraction here is the Taramandal show, where you can learn about space and stars.

3. Enjoying the lush green parks – Science City Park Lucknow has several large models of simple machines and scientific phenomena in an open field. You’ll also find dinosaurs and many other prehistoric creatures in the park.

4. Taking part in the activities – Apart from the exhibits, this center for science also hosts several educational activities and programs around the year. It has conference halls and an auditorium for these. Science demonstration lectures on Physics, Chemistry, and Life Science are also arranged here.

Regional Science City Lucknow Timings and Entry Fees

Lucknow Science City opening hours are from 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM. It’s open every day except for Holi and Diwali celebrations. So, you can plan your visit on any day.

Entry tickets are available only until 5 PM, though.

For general visitors, the Regional Science City Lucknow ticket price is ₹25 per person. The ticket includes entry only to the science center galleries. Scimax show tickets are available at ₹50, 3D show at ₹20, and Taramandal show at ₹10.

Then, Science Demonstration Lectures (SDL) entry charges are ₹10 per person.

Discounted prices for large groups and school students are also available. Children (up to 3.4 feet in height), specially-abled and defense personnel can get free entry to the galleries.

Science City Lucknow 3D show timings are 12 noon and 4.45 PM in English and 3.15 PM in Hindi. SCIMAX show timings are 11.30 AM and 1 PM in English and 2.15 PM in Hindi. And Taramandal show timings are 11 AM and 3.30 PM in English and 1.30 PM in Hindi.

Best time to visit Regional Science City

Winter is the best time to visit Regional Science City in Lucknow. During winter, from November to February, the climate of the city is the most ideal for exploration. You’ll be able to explore the galleries comfortably as well as check the interactive models throughout the exhibits and parks.

Time to explore Regional Science City

It takes around 1-2 hours to explore Lucknow Science City. If you’re bringing kids along, have about 3 hours of free time so that they can experience the exhibits fully. Visit the place in the afternoon hours, and you’ll be able to catch up on all the shows, too.

How to reach Science City Lucknow?

Regional Science City is in the Aliganj locality of Lucknow. It’s 8 km from Lucknow Junction railway station and 10 km from Alambagh bus stand. And the distance between Science City Lucknow and Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport is 31 km.

Now, here are the different ways to reach the place –

By metro – Regional Science City Lucknow is accessible via metro trains easily. IT Chauraha and Badshah Nagar are the nearest metro stations, about 2-3 km away. You can get cabs, auto rickshaws or e-rickshaw from both stations.

By bus – You can also take a bus to Science City. Nagar Nigam bus stop is the nearest, only a few hundred metres away. You can walk or take an auto-rickshaw or e-rickshaw to Science City from the stop.

By auto/cycle rickshaw – Auto rickshaws, cycle rickshaws and e-rickshaws are available all over Lucknow. They’re the most accessible means of transport in the city.

By cab/taxi – A private cab is the best and the most comfortable way to visit Regional Science City Lucknow and other tourist places nearby. You can book one from the top car rental companies in Lucknow for a day and explore all the exhibitions, activities and shows on the Science City premises.

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