About the location: The kid-friendly exhibition centre in Ahmedabad is the vision of scientist and astronomer Vikram Sarabhai. This sprawling exhibition lies in the middle of the city and encourages children to see the progress of Indian space programmes. A science playground, laboratories, workshop and even a science shop are engaging components of the entire centre. Participatory activities for children make this an interesting addition to any itinerary for Ahmedabad.
Brief History: The origin of space related activities dates back to 1966, with the establishment of the Experimental Satellite Communication Earth Station (ESCES), by late Dr Vikram Sarabhai in Ahmedabad.
9.30am–5.30pm (Mon closed).
By Road Gujarat has one of the better developed road networks in India. Ahmedabad is well connected with all major cities and towns by road.State and private buses are a great option to travel between smaller towns in the state.
By Train Major Indian cities are also connected via the Ahmedabad railway station that lies on the western railways network.. The main railway station is located in Kalupur area. This station falls under the prominent national railway circuit and is connected to all major cities of India. India’s first bullet train project will be connecting Mumbai to Ahmedabad by December 2023. It will run at a speed of 320kmph and cover the distance in 3 hours.
By Air Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Airport in Ahmedabad connects all major cities in India and key cities abroad to the state.