Different floors of the museum exhibit different objects of science. As such, the 'Engine Hall' is a storehouse of various automobiles, machines used in industry, a jet aircraft engine, and other mechanical devices. The other gallery named as the 'Electro Technic Gallery' boasts interactive electrical exhibits that work on electricity, electronics and communication. There is also the 'Fun Science Gallery' displaying the sciences of sound, optics, fluids and perception.
Other than these galleries, there is the most interesting 'Space Gallery' that shows the history of space exploration and rocket science. The exhibits in the 'Biotechnology Hall' are those of applications of Biotechnology. There are also other displays on Electronics housed in the 'BEL Hall of Electronics'. 3D films along with a mini planetarium show called 'Taramandal' are also showed at regular intervals.
From 30th April 2007, a new gallery 'Science for Children' has been opened for visitors to enjoy. This gallery includes a giant piano over which children can dance to play music, a virtual game area for playing music using virtual instruments, an attractive fresco made of colored beads welcome the visitors to enjoy at their full heart in this gallery.
The most interesting point to note is that this museum is the only museum in the world other than the Smithsonians Institution in US to boast a full-scale facsimile of the 1903 flyer of Wright Brothers.
The museum remains open from 10am to 6pm. Interested people can visit the museum during this time except Mondays, Dussera and Diwali.
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