Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum is the most popular museum in Bangalore. The museum is named after the former Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya who was a civil engineer in British Government. He contributed to making a modern and advanced Mysore. He also served as a Prime minister of the Kingdom of Mysore and was very famous among the southern Indian People. To represent the honor to Sir M Visvesvaraya Mysore State Board and all India manufacturer organizations create the science and technology museum. On 15th September 1958, the foundation was laid for this museum. In India every year on his birthday i.e. 15th September Engineers Day is celebrated. He had been also awarded the Bharat Ratna through the Government of India.
The Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum was established on 14th July 1962 and its first exhibition for the public opened on 27th July 1965 for electricity. Till now more than 1 million visitors have visited this beautiful museum. This museum has many attractive hallways like Engine Hall, Fun Science gallery, Space-Emerging Technology in the service of mankind, How things work, Electro Technic gallery, Bel Hall of Electronics, Science for kids gallery, Dinosaur Alive exhibitions, Biotechnological Revolution, etc. This museum is a store of knowledge and facts. This museum has a kids and children section also.
The Ministry of Culture introduced a new organization on 4th April 1978 named it “The National Council of Science Museums (NCSM)” under the Government of India. NCSM is the biggest chain of museums and science centers in the world. Visvesvaraya museum has been brought under the NCSM in 1978.
Visvesvaraya Museum Ticket Price 2023
Visvesvaraya museum ticket price for the general visitor is Rs. 75 and other ticket prices are categorized below. This museum is one of the best place in Bangalore, Karnataka to visit and it is the best place for science lovers and other visitors for outings. Many tourists visit every year in Bangalore and most of them also visit this museum. The good thing is that Visvesvaraya industrial and technological museum ticket price is reasonable for every age group.
|Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum Ticket Price 2023|
|Organized school groups||30.00|
|Organized Govt./Municipal school groups||10.00|
|BPL Category on production of valid BPL card||5.00|
|3D show for general public||40.00|
|3D show for Organised school groups||30.00|
|3D show for Govt./Municipal school groups||15.00|
|Taramandal for general public||10.00|
|Taramandal for Organised school groups||10.00|
|Taramandal for Govt./Municipal school groups||10.00|
|SDL for general public||10.00|
|SDL for Organised school groups||10.00|
|SDL for Govt./Municipal school groups||5.00|
|SOS (Science On A Sphere) for general public||40.00|
|SOS for Organised school groups||30.00|
|SOS for Govt./Municipal school groups||15.00|
|Wright Brothers’ Flyer Simulator for general public||60.00|
|Wright Brothers’ Flyer Simulator for Organised school groups||60.00|
|Wright Brothers’ Flyer Simulator for Govt./Municipal school groups||60.00|
|Note : Entry free for Air force, army, navy, police personnel in uniform, children below 5 years, and physically challenged.|
Visvesvaraya Museum Timing 2023
Visvesvaraya museum opening timing is 9:30 in the morning and closing timing is 6:00 in the evening. It is a full-day outing place with family and friends. Visitors can enjoy learning here and enhance their knowledge of many things. In this museum, many kids’ stuff is available for schooling purposes and projects.
|Visvesvaraya Museum Timing 2023|
|Monday||09:30 AM to 06:00 PM|
|Tuesday||09:30 AM to 06:00 PM|
|Wednesday||09:30 AM to 06:00 PM|
|Thursday||09:30 AM to 06:00 PM|
|Friday||09:30 AM to 06:00 PM|
|Saturday||09:30 AM to 06:00 PM|
|Sunday||09:30 AM to 06:00 PM|
|Note: Only closed on Deepawali and Ganesha Chaturthi|
Location of Visvesvaraya Museum
The Visvesvaraya museum is located at 5216, Kasturba Road, Near M Chinna Swamy Stadium, Ambedkar Veedhi, Bengaluru, Karnataka -560001. This museum is just km far away from the City bus stop and railway station. Rented cars & autos are also the options to reach here.
Parking at Visvesvaraya Museum
Visvesvaraya museum car parking is limited outside the museum, visitors can take the parking with early reach. Outside the Museum car parking free, and visitors also can park their vehicles at the Cubbon Park & Vidhan Soudha metro stations parking within 10-15 min walking distance.