Established in 1990, B M Birla Science Museum is located within the premises of the Birla Planetarium
on Naubat Pahad
. The scientific exhibitions of the museum attract people of all ages.
The spacious hall is divided into various sections on mechanics, optical illusions, perception, mathematical puzzles, optics, electricity, vibration, life sciences, computers, space and astronomy and robots. There is a special division for the kids called ‘Children’, which include video games, mini cars, aeroplanes and horses.
The invisible string is one of the interesting exhibits in the museum. On running the palm across the wooden instrument musical notes can be heard. This happens on blocking the light emitted from the bulbs hidden in the hollow of the instrument.