Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Museum, TrivandrumCurrently Closed
- Address: VSSC Road, Thumba, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695022, Trivandrum, India
- Timings: 09:00 am - 12:00 pm Details
- Phone: +91-4712564292
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Science Museum, Family And Kids
About Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Museum, Trivandrum
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Museum is the most famous attraction in Trivandrum for the science geeks! If you have a curious brain about space and the technology in India used to explore it, then head to the VSSC museum to see a prototype of the rockets launched into the Space along with other exhibits which define the history of space technology in India.
The museum is a must if you are a space addict or are simply travelling with kids who are excited about science. Visits are hassle-free if you register online in advance on their official website.
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Museum Information
- You have to carry a proof of Indian Citizenship to see the museum.
- To visit the Museum, register for a ‘request for visit’ on the center’s official website. This will add you to the visitor’s list and will give you easy access to the museum.
How To reach Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Museum by Public Transport
- Bus: At Pallithura Bus Station
- Hire an Auto-rickshaw.
- Hire a Taxi/ Cab.
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9.19% of people who visit Trivandrum include Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Museum in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
84.95% of people start their Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Museum visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Museum
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Museum
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Museum, Trivandrum Reviews
Good ambience and well staffed but canteen food is terrible. But prices are extremely low. You can get lunch at 7.5 rupees. Service is instant, and you can pay once at the end of the month for all the lunches together. Coffee is decent. The normal Scientist hostel food is good but hard to book for yourself. The not-widely-known continental lunch option in scientist hostel is really excellent. Includes dishes such as Parmesan stuffed chicken, mashed beef sandwiches, fish fingers, marinated chicken steak and the best herbed mashed potatoes ever. However, good luck trying to eat any of these hidden delicacies. You literally need a visitor from a foreign country to book it for him and shamelessly ask to sample all his dishes. Come to think of it, good luck eating anything from here because you need to be an employee to enter.
Nice place... best place for college students to visit.... Best for Industrial visit..... It has planetarium and Rocket Launch Pad.... Every 2 Wednesday there is a rocket launch....
Its one of its kind .. but no electronic device is allowed inside the campus. You need to get entry pass either Online or from PTO office. NO PICS AVAILABLE
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram, is the lead centre of ISRO responsible for the design and development of launch vehicle technology. VSSC has integration and checkout facilities located at Valiamala. Space museum will give us a clear picture of India's space mission's from the beginning stage. Prior booking is needed to visit the VSSC museum.
The Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC; Hindi: विक्रम साराभाई अंतरिक्ष केंद्र; Malayalam: വിക്രം സാരാഭായ് ബഹിരാകാശകേന്ദ്രം) is a major space research centre of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), focusing on rocket and space vehicles for India's satellite programme. It is located in Thiruvananthapuram, in the Indian state of Kerala. The centre had its beginnings as the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS) in 1962. It was renamed in honour of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, often regarded as the father of the Indian space program. The Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is one of the main research and development establishments within ISRO. VSSC is an entirely indigenous facility working on the development of sounding rockets, the Rohini and Menaka launchers, and the ASLV, PSLV, GSLV and GSLV Mk III families of launch vehicles
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