Exploring Science City: Popular in Lucknow

Exploring Science City: Popular in Lucknow

The Regional Science City, Lucknow, is a new addition to the NCSM family. It is one of the satellite units of National Science Center, Delhi. The Regional Science Center has been upgraded to Regional Science City and inaugurated on 21 September 2007.

The National Science Museum (NCSM) is an autonomous body which is functioning under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India.

Regional Science City is a leading institute engaged in the popularization of science in the state of Uttar Pradesh since 1989. The Council operates through 27 Science Centers / Museums across the country and the Regional Science City, Lucknow is one of them. The center, since its beginning, has received more than 31 lakh visitors.

Regional Science City or Zonal Science City in Lucknow is one of the best and fun places you can visit and you don’t have to be a kid to enjoy it.

The Science Center is a great gem for tourism in Lucknow and people from all over the state come here for some fun time. So if you are looking for a fun day with family or a day with siblings, the Science Center is an ideal picnic spot.

Things You Will Get to See in Science City Lucknow

Science Park

As soon as you enter Science City, you are greeted with lush beautiful gardens and lots of greenery all around. There are many fun rides, swings, and games that you can play and learn about science while playing.

Science Park Lucknow

The park is full of interesting things like, musical pipes that tell how vibrating wind makes a sound, or two statues that tell how a sound travels. There are over 50 interactive shows that explain such things as simple machines, optics, sound, and movements.

The park also has a pet corner where you can see beautiful rabbits or beautiful birds and a garden where you can increase your knowledge about medicinal plants.

Exhibitions in Science City

There are many exhibitions at the Science Center, which run from one hall to another. One of them displays the wonders of science and life which is about life with science from air pressure, human brain-emotions, social order, pre-historic era, and agricultural society.

PreHistorical Park

Science City

Unlike a science park, it also cites one scientific phenomenon — evolution. With tall dinosaur sculptures, extinct animals such as our unrefined ancestors, and giant animals, this park is the largest child magnet. You will really love this place and find yourself stuck here and don’t want to leave the place as it is one of the most peaceful and beautiful places around in the Science Park.

SCIMAX and 3D shows in Science City

Although IMAX and 3D theaters are very common these days and you will find this at many places in Lucknow, but the science center’s informative and educated SCIMAX and 3D shows attract many visitors towards itself.

Regional Science City Lucknow 3d Show
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These shows are done with a lot of effort, care, and patience, as they tell the stories of major historical events, natural events and wonders of the world. When you come to Science City again, grab a ticket for one of these shows and you might know of something you have never heard of or known before.

Facilities For Visitor in Science City of Lucknow


Science City has a fully air-conditioned auditorium with a seating capacity of 150 people. The auditorium is well equipped with slides, overhead and equipment such as LCD projectors, computers, wireless microphones, speakers and more. The auditorium can also be used by Private organizations on payment of nominal service charges.

Conference hall

The Science City has a well-equipped air-conditioned conference hall, which has audio-visual aids with a seating capacity of about 20 persons. This facility is also available for organizations to organize conferences on payment of nominal service charges.

Coffee house

The campus in Science City has a clean and hygienic cafeteria. The cafe also has an extension counter to serve fast food in the park. Indian, Chinese and Continental foods are served from this cafeteria. Whenever there is an event in the auditorium or conference hall, the cafe offers lunch, and light refreshments in a large gathering of peoples.

Parking Facility

Science City provides a secure parking facility during work for its visitors and for those coming to attend events in the auditorium or conference hall. The available parking space is about 1000 square meters which can adjust around 30 cars and 50 two-wheelers comfortably.

Science City Lucknow Ticket and Timing

Entry Tickets can be purchased only till 5:00 PM.

Monday9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Tuesday9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Friday9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Sunday9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Regional Science City Lucknow Timing


SCIMAX Show Timings3D Show TimingsTARAMANDAL Show Timings
Every dayEvery dayEvery day
12:00 Noon11:30 AM11:00 AM
02:15 PM12:15 PM01:30 PM
04:45 PM01:00 PM03:30 PM

Regional Science City Lucknow Entry Fees

CategoryScience CentreScimax Show3-D ShowTaramandal ShowSDL
General Visitors2550201010
General Visitors (25 or more)2040151010
Students in organized group (25 or more)1030101010
Govt./Municipal School (Students 25 or more)515555
BPL card holders on producing the card550201010
Regional Science City Lucknow Ticket Rates

Parking Chargers for Two Wheelers And Four Wheelers are Rs 10 and Rs 20 respectively.

Image Gallery Science City Lucknow

Where is Science City in Lucknow

Address – Purania Road Ekta Vihar, Aliganj Extension, Sector E, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 226024

Offical Website – http://www.rsclucknow.org/

You can reach Lucknow Regional Science Center by your own vehicle, Auto, City bus, or Lucknow Metro Red Line in about 40 Minutes.

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