Kerala Science and Technology Museum is an self sustaining organization set up by way of Government of Kerala, India, in 1984, as a center for popularisation of technological know-how and scientific temper amongst the general public, in particular most of the younger generation. The institution is in the coronary heart of Thiruvananthapuram city, in Kerala. The Priyadarsini Planetarium is hooked up to the museum, functioning due to the fact 1994. The museum has ten galleries exhibiting greater than 300 gadgets.
Each gallery contains items associated a selected disciple of technological know-how or engineering. There are galleries for electrical, electronics, mechanical, automobile and bio-clinical engineering. There is a unique gallery for popular technological know-how and for sun electricity. Mathematics, computer technological know-how and space science are the opposite disciplines having galleries in their personal. In addition to the planetarium, the museum gives facilities for night time sky remark with a completely computerized 11-inch telescope.
The museum operates two cell technological know-how exhibition devices on astronomy and science and a separate cell astronomy unit named Astrovan. The museum conducts creative technology workshops for schoolchildren each summer. The management of the museum is vested with a governing frame with the Minister for Education, Kerala State, as the chairman. The director of the museum is answerable for conducting day-to-day affairs.