Indian Science Museums: Creative Spaces with an Impressive Heritage



Tinkering encouraged in hands-on science lab at Birla Inst of Science & Technology, Kolkata

Tinkering encouraged in hands-on science lab at Birla Industrial & Technical Museum, Kolkata

Over the past few years I have posted periodically  from Kolkata, Inda, where colleague Karen Lee and I teach a course as part of an MS program in science communication for science museum professionals.  The organization that sponsors our teaching as well as the science communications MS is the National Council of Science Museums, a consortium of science and technology museums and centers throughout India.  NCSM has recently launched its own blog, and asked me to write a guest post.  You can find it at  To my knowledge this is the only sustained blog about museum work in India right now, so I urge you to follow and support it.  Satyajit N. Singh usually writes the blog.

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