Nehru Science Centre is India's largest interactive science centre opened in 1977, inaugurated by the then Prime Minister of India, Smt. Indira Gandhi. The centre opened its first semi-permanent exhibition `Light & Sight' in 1977 followed by the world's first ever Science Park in 1979, during the International Year of the child. The full- fledged science centre was finally opened to public on November 11,1985 by late Shri Rajiv Gandhi the then Prime Minister of India.
Nehru Science Centre, the largest Science Centre in the country has a sprawling 8 acres of science park with varieties of plants, trees and shrubs. More than 50 hands-on and interactive science exhibits on energy,sound, kinematics, mechanics, transport, etc. are installed in the science park.
Nehru Science Centre is visited by over 600,000 people every year who experience and enjoy the basic principles and marvels of science & technology. Situated on Dr. E. Moses Road, Mumbai - 400018, in between Worli Naka and Mahalaxmi Railway Station and spread over 14 acres of land, the Centre provides a natural and free environment for students to learn, familiarize and spend creative holidays and for professionals in the field of science education to have a glimpse of innovations in science education. Close to 1,20,000 school children alone participate in the activities of the Centre.
It has a circular sky theatre with a seating capacity of about 600 people. In the middle of the sky theatre is a giant planetarium projector- a versatile instrument that faithfully reproduces the night sky as seen at any place of the earth at any time past, present and future.
The Science Centre is open to public every day including Sundays and public holidays throughout the year, except two days, i.e. Holi(2nd day) and Diwali.
Opening hours: 10.00 hrs to 18.00 hrs
Ticket Counter Timing: 10.00 hrs to 17.30 hrs
Admission Fees (Per Head) (Revised from April 1, 2010)
Entry ticket for the general visitors Rs.25/-
Entry ticket for the organised group of 25 or more people Rs.20/-
Entry ticket for the students in organised group with authority letter Rs.10/-
3D Science Show for general visitors Rs.20/-
3D Science Show for organised group of 25 or more people Rs.15/-
3D Science Show for students in organised group with authority letter Rs.10/-
Science Odyssey for general visitors Rs.50/-
Science Odyssey for organised group of 25 or more people Rs.40/-
Science Odyssey for students in organised group with authority letter Rs.25/-
Combined ticket for Science Centre & Science Odysey
Combined ticket for the general visitors Rs.65/-
Combined ticket for the organised group of 25 or more people Rs.50/-
I am a Mother (Revised from January 1, 2008) Rs.5/-
Taramandal (Revised from April 1, 2008) Rs.5/-
Parking (one time)
for four wheelers Rs.20/-
for two wheelers Rs.10/-
How To Reach?
The Centre can be reached by public transport i.e. train, bus, taxi or private vehicles.
It is situated on Dr. E. Moses Road between Mahalaxmi Rly. Station on the South and Worli Naka on the North at a distance of about 1 km from either end.
The nearest bus stop is Jijamata Nagar.
The nearest railway station - Mahalaxmi (Western Rly.), Byculla (Central Rly.);
Bus Routes - 50, 80 (Ltd.), 91(Ltd.), 124, 154, 164, 165, 168, 172, 351.