Museums in Dharwad

Dharwad district has been a frontrunner in all fields, be it classical music, academics, industry, agriculture, IT, history, culture and food as well. Karnataka in which Dharwad is located has excelled in academics and science so much so the famous Karnataka University Campus is situated in Dharwad town. Amidst lush greenery, scenic landscape, rugged terrains of the Western Ghats and Deccan plains, Dharwad’s historical, cultural and academic bases flourish in full vigor. Apart from being the seat of ancient and heritage monuments and sites, Dharwad is also famous for its educational success. Mention in this regard must be made of the Dharwad Regional Science Center, a science and cultural museum housed within Karnataka University premises.

Museums in Dharwad

Old and young minds put together in one place; this science museum in Dharwad which has been recently inaugurated encourages learning and enhancing skills in science and culture, spreading awareness and information about ancient cultural heritage in villages and other regions. Established by National Council of Science Museums affiliated to Government of India’s Ministry of Culture segment, Dharwad Regional Science Center will really boost the advent of science and technology in this region with its Science Park, science exhibits which run throughout the year along with a series of events and programmes.

Spread across an area of 4000 square meters, Dharwad Regional Science Center has 3 exhibit wings which are Fun Science Gallery, Science and Technological Heritage Gallery and Biomachines Gallery. The other sections of the science museum comprises of a science demonstration lecture theatre, children’s activity zone, an auditorium, a 3 dimensional theatre, library and conference hall, a dome shaped planetarium, exhibition zone apart from the 3 wings. The science museum organizes interactive and educational sessions with students from classes 1 to 10. A visit to the science museum is must on a trip to Dharwad.

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