Periyar Science and Technology Center!
A Periyar opened the eyes of millions of people, periyar science and technology center situated in Chennai being an eye opener for those who voice that the planets are gods! Things happen due to their grace not because of science. The vast campus with separate galleries for physical science, Mechanical engineering, Life science, Innovation, Transport, Electronics and Communication and children section with over 600 exhibits welcomes you to fulfill your fervor towards Science.
Birla planetarium, a dome shaped gallery designed in a peculiar manner in order to experience the night sky observations. The hemispherical dome of the planetarium with the capacity of 236, fours shows per day is arranged to explain about the universe, Milky Way and solar family. The planetarium is being a haven for those who are fond for planets and to visualize the occasional happenings like Eclipse. And also offering courses in astronomy and night sky observations. Every second Saturday from 7.00 pm to to 9pm special shows are arranged. The estate also incorporates a gallery of DRDO with the exhibits across the nation in the field of Electronics, Missiles, Naval system, etc. An old Rail Engine cheers you to enter the science center which showcase day-to –day things and their part of science. Diesel engines, Avionics, Science models, and many other things connect science are staged to understand their working. Park for children is setup in the view of teaching science through play. Different models,play kits are well versed to hail your children. Visit periyar science and technology center with your children and engage them with the thirst of science