Anna Science Centre
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Anna Science Centre Landmark: Trichy – Pudukkottai, Near Airport, Lourde Nagar, Tiruchirappalli
Anna Science Centre Timings: 10:00 AM – 5.45 PM (Everyday)
Anna Science Centre Phone Number: 0431 233 2190
Special Attraction: Shark Shows, Magic Shows and Roller Coaster ride in 3D Theater
Timing of Sky shows: The planetarium has shows in both Tamil and English. Tamil shows will be at 10.30 am, 1.00 pm and 3.30 pm. In English shows will be at 11.45 am, 2.15 pm and 4.45 pm
ABOUT THE ANNA SCIENCE CENTRE:
The Anna Science Centre was established on 10th June 1999 with the motive of educating the new generation and common people in the form of education and committed to delivering the ultimate motive of Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre. The Anna Science Centre is very popular with the school and college-going students as it renders educational services in the relationship of science to our environment. There is an educational gallery here with many exhibits available to establish the effects of biodiversity, conservation, ecosystem themes, pollution, and sustainable energy sources as well as biogeochemical cycles. Financial support for this educational facility was obtained from Indian Oil Corporation Limited.
THE PLANETARIUM – “THE SOURCE OF PLANETS AND GALAXIES”
The Planetarium – is the main attraction of the Anna Science Centre and it is worth a visit. This huge project of Planetarium and its accessories was donated by the Government of Japan under the Cultural Grant-in-aid Scheme. The Planetarium has about 11 galleries and each of them portrays the characteristics of multiple energies of Mother Nature, The Earth, Science and Technology. It has been one of the favorite Educational Spots as well as a source of great inspiration for the young and old generations. The Educational institutions set a trip for the students of schools and colleges around Pudukkottai, Thanjavur, Perambalur, Karur, and Dindigul to the Anna Science Centre in order to gain additional pieces of information about Science and Technology. All the passionate science lovers will have a great time here because of the source of information and inspiration about science. The Planetarium Amphitheater has an advanced feature of presenting the shows in both Languages – Tamil and English. The Tamil show will be at 10:30 am, 1:00 pm and 3:30 pm. The English shows will be at 11:45 am, 2:15 pm and 4:45 pm.
Apart from the astonishing treats of science, astronomy, and space missions, there are many highlights of the science centre such as the environment gallery, evolution park, fun science gallery, herbal garden, and science park. There is a spectacular 3D ‘Shark Island’ film that leaves you with a thrilling experience. You can also have the benefit of enjoying roller coaster rides, magic shows, etc. The environmental gallery displays the flora of the ecosystem and its biodiversity.
It is located on the National Highway between Trichy and Pudukottai. It is very near to the Trichy International Airport as it is just 1 km away from the Trichy Airport Bus stop. It is 6 km from Trichy Central Bus stand and Trichy Railway Junction and 9 km from Trichy Chatram Bus stand.