Children's Science Park in Kalamassery, Kochi

Are you looking for information on the new children's science park in Kalamassery, Kochi? Find out admission fee, hours of operation, location and facilities in the Kochi science park.

The science park in Kalamassery is one of a kind and is the first one in Kerala to offer a science park along with various entertainments like butterfly park, music fountain, thrillarium etc in a single facility. This science park is expected to become one of the best attractions in Kochi and Kerala.

Childrens Science City Park - Gate view

Park hours and entry fees

Normal hours of operation:
Weekdays: 4pm to 9pm
Sundays and public holidays: 10am to 9pm
Morning walk in the walking trails: 6 am to 9 am (soon to be open for morning walk)

4D movie (Thrillarium) starts the shows at 3:45pm and the last show is at 8om.

Schools may make advance reservation and make arrangements for visits.

Admission fees

Park entry: Rs 10 per person
Thrillarium (5D movie theatre with simulator) entry: Rs 30 for adults, Rs 20 for students below 15 years.
Morning walk access: Rs 5 per person

Science Park Admission Fees

What to see in the science park?

The science park will have several facilities for children and adults, including the science park and learning objects to experience the scientific world. Some of the attractions in science park are:

  • Science park

  • 24-seater thrillarium - 5-D movie theatre with simulator (constructed at a cost of Rs 1 crore, from the development fund of MPs - Mr. P Rajeev (former MP), Mr. H K Dua and Mr. Ashok S Ganguly (nominated MPs)

  • Butterfly park

  • Musical dancing fountain - constructed by Lulu group

  • Simulator theatre

  • Children's park

  • Play equipments for kids

  • Walking trails

  • Proposed facilities:

    The following facilities are planned to be developed in the near future:

  • Aquarium

  • Library

  • Science library

  • Science pavilion

  • Musical dancing fountain in Science Park
    Musical fountain in Kochi science park

    Inauguration of Kochi science park

    The Kochi science park will be inaugurated by Kerala chief minister Mr. Oommen Chandy on 25 Sep, 2015. The Kalamassery bus terminal is also coming up next to the science park, the construction of which will be inaugurated by the chief minister on the same day. The event takes place at the science park itself and the inauguration meeting starts at 6pm.

    A video of children's playing on the park


    The Kochi science park for children was originally proposed by Mr. P. Rajiv M P in the year 2012. This idea was shared with the Kalamassery municipality, which in turn presented it to the chief minister of Kerala Mr. Oommen Chandy. Kerala government allowed 5.25 acres of land from the Kinfra Park near the Medical College and HMT in Kalamassery. The total cost for construction of the park is about 9 crores. The 5.25 acres of land was given for free by the government. The Thrillarium, which is a 5-D movie theatre with simulator was constructed at a cost of Rs 1.54 crore donated from the local area development fund of Mr. P Rajeev (former MP) (Rs 1 crore) and two nominated MPs Mr. H K Dua and Mr. Ashok S Ganguly.

    Radiation warning

    While the science park is one of the most exciting developments in Kochi, there are some concerns too. Indian Navy has come out with a warning about the strong levels of radiation from the adjacent NAD campus. Naval authorities have said that they should not be held responsible for any radiation hazards at the Kochi science park.

    When the municipality approached naval authorities for NOC for the park, they were asked to submit an undertaking regarding the same. The NOC for the park was given on March 19, 2014, based on the alterations suggested for construction of buildings. But NOC was given along with strong warning: The high power transmission station could emit high frequency electro magnetic radio waves that could affect the biological systems.

    However, the municipal authorities are confident that this will not affect the visitors as the park is open only for a few hours and there are no radiation hazards reported in the neighborhood till date. There is a university hostel and a campus operate closer to the transmitting station. Also, all alterations suggested by the naval authorities have been implemented.


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    Guest Author: Lakshmi01 Oct 2015

    I am going to visit tomorrow.

    Author: Tony John01 Oct 2015 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 0


    I just got an update that the park is closed now for completion of the work. It will be opened for public on 10 October 2015.

    Guest Author: Rakesh09 Oct 2015

    I heard that a new park has been opened in Kalamassery. Is this the same or is there another new park in Kalamassery?
    Is there any admission fee to the science park?

    Author: Tony John09 Oct 2015 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 2


    Yes, this is the new park in Kalamassery. There are lot of play structures for children. Even adults will enjoy the simulation ride and the musical fountain.

    The admission fee to the science park is Rs 20 for adults and Rs 10 for children.

    Park will be officially opened for public on 10 Oct, 2015.

    Guest Author: Binoy J12 Jul 2016

    Is it opened yet? I would like to visit during the weekend if it is opened. Looks like the park is sitting dud as the state government or local administration is not interested in successful operation of this Children park.

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