1.Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum (VITM) is a museum in Bangalore, India. Its management comes under the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), Government of India.
The museum was erected as part of the centenary celebrations of the engineer-statesman Sir M. Visvesvaraya (1861–1962). It was handed over to the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in 1962.
Each floor of the museum is dedicated to a scientific discipline. The Engine Hall exhibits used engines of various automobiles, machines used in industry, a jet aircraft engine, and other mechanical devices. The predictability and precision of mechanics is demonstrated by the rolling balls that travel endlessly within metal tracks without an external power source. The Electro Technic Hall contains interactive electrical exhibits which work on the basic principles of electricity, electronics and communication. The Fun Science Hall exhibits the sciences of sound, optics, fluids and perception. The Space Hall is about rocket science and the history of space exploration. Biotechnology hall has exhibits on basics of Biotechnology and its applications. The Dinosaur Corner has a moving replica of a Spinosaurus. The latest addition to the museum is BEL Hall of Electronics, with interesting exhibits on Electronics. 3D films are screened regularly in the 3D theatre. The museum also conducts a mini-planetarium show called 'Taramandal' at regular intervals.This is the only museum in the world other than the Smithsonoan in the US, to have a full scale replica of the 1903 flyer of Wright brothers.
A new gallery named " Science for Children" is opened to the visitors from 30th of April 2007. The gallery houses exhibits that engages children in activities that help them to enjoy science. There is a giant piano over which they can dance to play music. A pinwall helps the children to make the impression of their body parts on it. There is a virtual game area, where children can play music using virtual instruments. An attractive mural made of coloured beads welcome the visitors to this gallery, which is filled with fun and enjoyment.
The museum attracts close to one million visitors a year.
Location: Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum,
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2.Bannerghatta National Park is situated 22 km south of Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
The journey to the park takes nearly half an hour from Bangalore.
The hilly place is the home for one of the rich natural, zoological reserves.
The 25,000 acre (101 km²) zoological park makes this a major tourist attraction of Bangalore.