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priyadarsini planetarium trivandrum – kerala science & technology museum


Kerala science and technology museum, location, main attractions and address – priyadarsini planetarium

priyadarsini planetarium trivandrum
priyadarsini planetarium trivandrum

Kerala science and technology museum also known as Priyadarsini Planetarium which established in 1984 but it created for the popularization of science and technology by kerala government. in 1994 priyadarsini planetarium functioning together with museum, the museum conducts a gallery more than 300 engineering items includes electrical, electronics,bio-medical and mechanical galleries, the gallery also provides the space for solar energy.

kerala science and technology museum technology especially aims for the youngsters, because the youth are the future of a country, it is necessary to give the opportunities for growing them. The museum offers an opportunity of seethe sky at a night vision, a fully automatic telescope provide chance see the night vision.


The museum includes two main mobile exhibition units that are the astronomy and science, astronomy unit called the astrovan, there are different sections in kerala science and technology museum, they are scientific center, talent development center, cv raman center for basic astronomy, astronomy classes, edusat talk back terminal, summer classes, smart class room, science laboratories, sound and light shows, musical fountain, laser shows, musical fountain, laser shows, motion simulator, electrical gallery, dam complex with hydel generation, robotic center, butterfly park, cactus park, astrovan and mobile science exhibition. inside the museum there is aplay park with 13 playing devices for the children.

The visitors can enter only by the admission tickets museum and galleries open from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, at a rate of 25 rupee, the Planetarium open for the visitors in different time ranges(10.30 am, 12 noon, 3 pm and 5 pm). musical fountain only shows at 7.00 pm, monday is holiday. kerala science and technology museum located neighborhood to trivandrum at a distance 2.8 km. nearest railway station, airport are at trivandrum.

Communication details as follows

The Director
Kerala State Science and Technology Museum
Vikasbhavan P.O, Thiruvananthapuram – 33
Phone : 0471-2306024, 2306025, 2304286
Fax : 0471-2304286
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