RSCT was dedicated to the nation on September 23, 1993 by the then Hon’ble President of India, Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma.
Regional Science Centre, Tirupati (RSCT), situated at the foothills of Tirumala, on Alipiri-Zoo Park Road, is an activity oriented non formal science education destination for all cross-sections of people.
The centre has 6 permanent exhibition galleries: ‘Fun Science’, ‘Popular Science’, ‘Our Universe’, ‘Our Senses’, ‘Illusion’ and ‘Emerging Technology’. The outdoor science park of RSCT with lush green lawns, sprawling over an area of 5 acres, houses a number of participatory exhibits, Prehistoric life park, Herbal garden & animal corner. The centre offers experience based science learning in a serene atmosphere. The 3D Theatre, Science Shows and Taramandal at the centre are some more major attractions of RSCT especially for the students. The centre also organizes many education extension programmes throughout the year focused to all ages.
Regional Science Centre, Tirupati, is a constituent unit of the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) an autonomous body under the Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India and is directly under the administrative control of Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, Bangalore. RSCT was dedicated to the nation on September 23, 1993 by the then Hon’ble President of India, Dr. Shanker Dayal Sharma.