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Sikkim Science Centre, Gangtok

Features

The Sikkim Science Centre at Marchak, Ranipool, East Sikkim has been set up under Sikkim State Council of Science & Technology in collaboration with National Council of Science Museums, Government of India. The attractions of the park includes the Unique Humankind gallery, Fun Science gallery, Children's corner, Taramandal planetarium, Students' Activities Corner and Science Park. The Unique Humankind gallery is most important section which reveals why or how human being is unique among the various life forms on earth. The interactive exhibits of the Fun Science gallery make the science to learn with fun The Children's Activity Corner features a large variety of puzzles and science kits to be handled by the tiny-tots for kindling their imagination and activating thought process. Taramandal - the inflatable dome Planetarium initiates one to positional astronomy. Beyond four walls of the science centre lies a lush green Science Park where young children come and play with specially designed exhibits in the natural surroundings.

Timing

9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Local Transport

Local taxis are available from Gangtok to reach the science centre.

How to reach

Nearest airport is Bagdogra airport with 140 km. Nearest railway station is Jalpaiguri railway station with 160 km. Gangtok is connected by road transport to other cities.

Distance

16 km from Gangtok

Important Events & Festivals

Please contact the science centre for details of programs and events.

Contact No

03592- 228940/251026, 094341 88242

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