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National Science Centre

Location In front of Gate no-1, Bhairon Road, Pragati Maidan, Delhi
Special Features Library, a planetarium and a cyber school, a souvenir shop
Nearest International Airport Indira Gandhi International Airport
Nearest Metro Station Pragati Maidan
Functional Metro Station Central Secretariat
Nearest Railway Station Nizamuddin Railway Station
Open On all days, 10:00 A.M to 5:30 p.m

The National Science Centre located in Delhi is very popular among children. There is a unique collection of science models here and these arouse the interest of children. This way, the science models are used to help children understand how science can be used in an effective manner in our daily lives. It is all about having fun while learning. It is situated on the main Bhairon Road in front of Gate no.1 of Pragati Maidan. It is a centre of The National Council of Science Museum (NCSM) and is one of the best where interesting artefacts and science models are displayed.

There are huge collections of exhibits based on different scientific theories and laws related to different themes are showcased here. Live demonstrations help students understand these theories better. The models displayed at the Human Biology Gallery are especially very intriguing. Children just love the Dinosaur’s gallery displaying animals of the Mesozoic era. India’s contribution to science and mathematics is also showcased in galleries along with Noble Prize Winners and famous people of the field. There is a huge library stacked with books, a planetarium and a cyber school where many courses for students and teachers are held. Key chains, t-shirts and chinaware can be bought at the souvenir shop. National Science Center in Delhi is truly fascinating and captivating. To know more about the theories of science and scientific laws, tourists must visit the National Science Centre.


  • Adults: Rs 450 per person
  • Kids: Rs 400 per person

Nearby Attractions

  • Pragati Maidan
  • Craft Museum
  • NilaGumbad
  • Purana Qila
  • Delhi Zoo:
  • SabzBurz
  • NiliChhatri
  • India Gat
  • Ashokan Rock Edict:
  • Nizam-ud-din's Shrine
  • KhairulManzil Masjid

How to Reach National Science Centre

One can reach the National Science Centre by booking an auto or taxi.

  • By Train: New Delhi railway station is the closest railway station located approximately 5 kilometres far away.
  • By Metro: The closest metro station is Indraprastha Metro Station.
  • By Air: Airport closest to this Science Centre is Indira Gandhi International Airport which is just 23.3 KMS far.

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