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Bangalore, Karnataka

Take your kids to the famous Visvesvaraya Museum

It was in 1960 that some of the prominent industrialists suggested setting up a museum and hence forth the Visvesvaraya Industrial Museum society was established. With financial support of the industrialists, a museum of about 40,000 sq. Ft. was built in the famous Cubbon Park. The same was inaugurated by the then Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in 1962 while the first gallery was opened to public in 1965.

The museum houses India’s most interesting “Space Gallery” that features the history of rocket science and space exploration. Not just this, you can also see the planetarium show called “Taramandal”. The museum operates between 10.00 a.m. To 6 p.m., except for Mondays.

Entry Charges for various attractions are as follows:

Individuals Visitors: Rs.20/-

Students/Organized Groups: Rs.10/-

Science Demonstration Show: Rs.2/-

Taramandal Show: Rs.5/-

3D Film Show: Rs.10/ for school group and Rs. 20/- for individual visitors

Let’s go on an adventure!

Two of the most famous amusement parks in Bangalore are Fun World and Wonder La. Located on the Palace Ground in Bangalore, the park is spread over a sprawling area of 12 acres, making it an amazing place for kids. Fun World offers a wide array of rides to enjoy, such as Caterpillar Rides, the Rounded Train Rides and the Atlanta Roller Coaster and many more. The park operates from 11.00 a.m. to 09.30 p.m. On all days.

Around 30 Kilometers away from Central Bangalore, Wonder La is strategically situated between the Bangalore-Mysore Highway and the amazing hillocks near Bidadi. This one is among the largest water parks in India, covering over 82 acres of land. The water park offers over 26 water-based rides along with a virtual reality theater. Don’t forget to take your kids here!

Take a morning walk at Cubbon Park

Cubbon Park lies in the heart of Bangalore and covers a huge area of over 300 acres, successing bagging an important place in the everyday life of people. You can witness people and children doing all kinds of recreational activities. You will also see people visiting this park for the famous Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technical Museum, State Central Library, Venkatappa Art Gallery, the Government Museum and Aquarium.

Explore the wilflife at Bannerghatta National Park

Bannerghatta National Park is unquestionably one of the top tourist destinations in Bangalore, located at a comfortable driving distance of 23 Kilometers form the Bangalore City Railway Station. Spread over an area of over 25,000 acres, the park was declared a National Park in 1974. The park houses a crocodile park, children’s park, museum, safari park, safari park, butterfly park, zoo, snake park and an aquarium. There is also a stream named Swarnamukhi which runs through the park, making it a popular spot for nature buffs. You will also find a temple named Champaka Dhama Swamy temple inside the park. The park operates between 09.00 a.m. To 5 p.m. Except for Tuesdays.

The entry fee and other charges are as follows:

Adults – Rs. 80, Children – Rs. 40, Sr. Citizens – Rs. 40

Bus Safari – Rs. 500 per person (AC Bus) and Rs. 200 (Non AC Bus)

Jeep Safari: Rs. 2500/trip (Maximum 4 members)

Boating: Rs.60 per head.