Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum in Bangalore

Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum Overview

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The Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum (VITM) is more like a Science Centre because it has interactive exhibits unlike the usual stationary models of a museum.

Each floor of this museum is dedicated to a scientific discipline. The first floor has the ‘Fun Science Gallery’ that displays exhibits on sciences of sound, optics, fluids, math and perception.

The ‘Engine Hall’ exhibits engines of automobiles, industrial machines, a jet aircraft engine, and other mechanical devices. Similarly, there is an ‘Electro Technic Gallery’ that contains interactive electrical exhibits that work on the basic principles of electricity, electronics and communication. The ‘Space Gallery’ is about rocket science and the history of space exploration.

The museum also has a 3D theater, which uses technology from LightSpeed, USA. The theatre shows fascinating films on deep sea diving and the brain using 3D effects.

  • Opening Closing Time Kasturba road, Bangalore | Phone: 080 2286 4114

  • For Kids

    The museum has a special gallery called ‘Science for Children’ that has exhibits, which engage children in fun science activities. The gallery has a giant piano and a pin-wall where children can make impressions of their body parts. Another virtual game area allows children to play music using virtual instruments.
  • Entrance Fee Adults: Rs 20, Students: Rs 10 (Free for children below 5 years)

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Kasturba road, Bangalore | Phone: 080 2286 4114