The regional Science park Chinchwad is covered on a 7.5 acre area near the Autocluster .The center has a two-storied building with an area of 3,220 sq.m – 1,948 sq m ground floor and 1,272 sq m first floor (with facility of special lift for the physically challenged)
Update as on 01 Jan 2016
On 1st day of every month, Marathi Vidnyan Parishad (MVP) – Pune vibhag has started organizing lectures on Science at Science park Chinchwad, Timing is evening 6 pm, accordingly lecture head on 01 Jan 2016. Expert speakers from various fields are being called upon. You may like to attend or participate in this movement.
Taramandal show timing
11.30 am, 12.30 pm, 2.30 pm, 4.00 pm
3-D science show timings
11.00 am, 1.00 pm, 3.00 pm, 5.00 pm
Rs.30 per head for adults
Rs.20 per head for child upto 12 years
Rs.15 per head for students in a group (with letter from the institution)
Rs.10 per head for 3-D science show
Rs.10 per head for Taramandal
Drinking water, Cafeteria and toilet facilities are available inside science center.
Building of science park can be seen from a distance .. it is pretty attractive and huge …
Way inside attracts children … they can get inside while looking at sculptures kept all around ..
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The Science park Chinchwad consist of 4 galleries –
- Automobile gallery (ground floor) – showing the journey in automobile engineering — from the invention of a wheel to the latest developments
- Energy gallery (first floor) – showing exhibits on energy, such as solar, mechanical, electrical, etc.
- Fun science gallery – showing entertainment, science and computers, to understand the basic principles in physics, mathematics, geography, geology, chemistry, bio-sciences and electrical engineering,
- Temporary exhibition gallery
it will also have exhibits of dinosaurs as well as inflatable dome planetarium with a seating capacity of 15 to 20. Basic information about astronomy, stars and planets.
As you move to the second floor there is transport section .. with beautifully decorated entrance
On the second floor you enjoy the magic head .. having mirrors showing their magic …
Also there is a ball game which uses simple mechanisms as well as Newtons laws .. ball travells through a sire mesh with auto diversions in places .. this is one of the most attractive game to watch for …
When you go to the energy section in science park, there you will find many mechanisms to try & experience, cut pen engine sections are also kept (sponsored by TATA)
So on weekends do visit this science park chinchwad with your family and friends .. in case you have relatives visiting then make sure you show them this scientific gift …