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Nehru Science Centre


Nehru Science Center (NSC) is the largest interactive science centre in India. It is located in Worli, Mumbai. The centre is named after India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. In 1977, the centre started with the 'Light and Sight' exhibition, and then in 1979 a Science Park was built. On 11 November 1985 it was opened to the public by Rajiv Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India. ~Location India Mumbai, India ~Type Science centre, Education centre Nehru Science Centre incorporates innovative ways to communicate science to enthuse, entertain, initiate, excite and bring the developments of science & technology to the doorstep of common people for prosperity, awareness, and improving the quality of life. The centre attempts to enhance public understanding of science and spread scientific literacy.


~In 1977, Nehru Science Centre, first conceived as a Science & Technology Museum in late sixties, took final shape as India's largest interactive science centre, to match the world trends in such public institutions. ~The centre opened its first semi-permanent exhibition `Light & Sight' in 1977 followed by the world's first ever Science Park in 1979, during the International Year of the child. ~On 11 November 1985 the full-fledged science centre was finally opened to public by the late Rajiv Gandhi, then Prime Minister of India. ~The centre is one of the four national level science museums in NCSM, working as the Western Zone Headquarters with five science centres in Nagpur, Calicut, Bhopal, Dharampur and Goa under its umbrella, caters to the people in the Western part of India. As a part of its activities, the centre organises regular extensive science education programmes, activities and competitions for the benefit of the common people and students in particular. ~Every year, the centre is visited by over 750,000 people, who experience and enjoy the basic principles of science & technology.

Full Address

Nehru Science Centre, Opp 4 Seasons Hotel, Dr. E. Moses Road, Worli, Mahalakshmi, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400018, India


Type of Place

  • Museum

Prefered For

  • Couples
  • Family
  • Friends
  • Kids
  • Senior Citizen


  • Byculla Railway Stationis is 8kms distance from Nehru science center ~Mahalaxmi Station is 1 kms distance from Nehru science centre
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is 16.5 kms distance from Nehru science centre

Important Information

  • ~Entry ticket for the general visitors Rs.40/- Rs.50/- ~Entry ticket for the organised group of 25 or more people Rs.30/- Rs.40/- ~3D Science Show for general visitors Rs.25/- Rs.25/- ~3D Science Show for organised group of 25 or more people Rs.20/- Rs.20/- ~Taramandal / Science Film Show / SDL Rs.10/- Rs.10/- ~Combined ticket for Science Centre & Science Odysey ~OPEN For public every day including Sundays and public holidays throughout the year except on Diwali and Holi. ~Opening hours: 10.00 hrs to 18.00 hrs ~Ticket Timing: 10.00 hrs to 17.30 hrs


  • ~The institutes have a variety of science exhibits ranging from the lazy see-saw to planetary Motion. ~It is one of the first science national parks in the world. ~The center also has a library which is open to public on all weekdays. ~There is also 3D special shows screened here. The show ticket cost rupees 20 per person and is an immersive experience for the visitor. ~One can also understand complex principals and working of any model or theory. ~NSC is famous for its Distinct shape ~Nehru Science Centre is visited by over 600,000 people every year who experience and enjoy the basic principles and marvels of science & technology. Close to 1,20,000 school children alone participate in the activities of the Centre.

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