Shrikrishna Science Centre
Shrikrishna Science Centre is a constituent unit of the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India and is the country’s first regional level science centre and the only one in the state of Bihar. It was established in Patna in the year 1978 which was named after the first Chief Minister of Bihar (Dr. Shrikrishna Singh).
It was inaugurated on April 14, 1978 by the then Minister of Education, Govt of Bihar, Shri Thakur Prasad Singh. Since its inception in 1978, the centre has been attracting a large number of visitors, particularly school students from all over the state and has been playing a key role in realizing the national goal of inclusive ‘science education for all’ through non-formal mode. The centre provides its visitors with engrossing and interactive self-learning experiences in an enjoyable manner. Apart from its permanent galleries with a number of participatory exhibits on science, this Centre organizes regular educational programmes and activities, especially for the students, in order to inculcate scientific temper in them by imparting science education in a non-formal way.