The National Science Centre Kuala Lumpur is located at Bukit Kiara and was officially opened on 29th November 1996. This green dome-shaped building is a place where you can encounter many hands-on interactive science exhibits. These exhibits are spread across nine different galleries which are designed to stimulate your mindsets and encourage you to take an active interest in science and technology.
The various galleries at the National Science Centre are based on different themes, which are seemingly categorized into two groups, namely ‘Basics Sciences’ and ‘Technology’. The main reason for the conception of this educational science centre is to link science and technology to everyday life, knowledge and our daily routines.
The National Science Centre Kuala Lumpur showcases more than 1,000 interactive exhibits which are housed in 12 distinctive galleries:
You can have a fascinating walk in an ‘underwater’ experience and enjoy a spectacular variety tropical and fresh water fishes.
Here, you can study the link between humans and the environment and how important it is to ensure a delicate balance. The challenges of today’s world are also incluede for us to ponder.
Pathway to Science
You can explore the basic foundations of science and take a journey through the macro and micro world to understand biology, physics, chemistry and astronomy.
Pathway to Discovery
This is an interesting place to see how data is collected, analyzed and interpreted. You are allowed to scrutinize archaeological tools and uncover discoveries in the name of science!
Children Educational Centre
Here, childrens can take a journey that enables them to explore and stimulate the imagination. They can go on a science adventure in the ‘space lab’, or all the way to the depths of the ocean to expand their creativity.
You can discover how today’s computers, telecommunications, and advanced machineries make our lives easier and more fun!
A world of highly advanced technology that encourages you to explore and understand how technology has plainly affected our lives.
This section is devoted to the heights of achievements Malaysia has reached in the fields of science and technology.
Understandhow our lives have been made modern and dependable on advanced electronic gadgets.
You can get a quick glimpse into a multitude of inventions that has changed the face of the world globally.
Science Education Park
This park is specially catered to the learning needs of students in the fields of Botanical Science, Zoology, and Agricultural Science. Students will be able to have hands-on learning for various types of plants and trees. Land and aquatic animals like the ostrich, ornamental chicken (ayam serama), rabbit, deer, sheep and duck are reared in the park and aquaculture pond; giving opportunities for visitors to observe and learn.
You can visit the National Science Centre Kuala Lumpur on Saturdays to Thursdays from 9am – 5pm, and the latest entry into the centre is restricted at 4pm.