It is a large popular science education venues for the public, which is modern, comprehensive, multi-functional. Chongqing science and technology museum is a basic popular science facility to implement the strategy of “rejuvenating chongqing through science and education” and improve citizens’ scientific and cultural literacy.
The Chongqing Science and Technology Museum is one of the top ten social and cultural infrastructure projects identified by the government of this city. As a modern, comprehensive and multi-functional large-scale science education activity venue for the public, it is a directly affiliated institution of the Chongqing Science and Technology Association. Located in the core area of the Chongqing Jiangbeizui Central Business District (CBD) at the intersection of the Yangtze River and the Jialing River, the museum is the basic science and technology facility for implementing the strategy of Revitalizing Science and Education and improving the scientific and cultural quality of citizens. It was laid on January 7, 2006. Construction began in October of the same year and was completed on September 9, 2009. The museum covers an area of 37 acres, with a construction area of 48,300 square meters (including an exhibition education area of 30,000 square meters), with a total investment of 567 million yuan (including 400 million yuan for Jian’an project and 167 million yuan for demonstration projects).
The appearance of Chongqing Science and Technology Museum is made of stone and glass. The exterior stone is overlapped by a variety of colors, like hard rock, metaphor “mountain”; 60% of the entire outer wall, nearly 10,000 square meters of the glass curtain wall is clear and transparent, metaphor “water.” The sharp edges and corners of the stone and the transparency of the glass, just right, highlight the characteristics of Chongqing’s “land of mountains and rivers”. Chongqing Science and Technology Museum is divided into Zone A and Zone B. The highest point of the building in Area A is about 57 meters and the lowest is 24 meters. The aerial view from the sky is like a huge “fan-shaped crystal palace”. Chongqing Science and Technology Museum takes Life, Society, and Innovation as the theme of the exhibition. There are 6 theme exhibition halls of life science and technology, disaster prevention technology, transportation technology, national defense technology, aerospace technology, and basic science, as well as children’s science park and industrial light. 2 special exhibition halls. 400 sets of exhibits cover materials, machinery, transportation, military, aerospace, microelectronics, information and communication, computer applications, virtual simulation technology, life sciences, environmental science, basic sciences, and ancient Chinese science and technology.
Chongqing Science and Technology Museum takes International Advanced, Domestic First-class, Chongqing Characteristics as its construction goal, and carries out popular science education activities to the public through forms and channels such as science and education exhibitions, scientific experiments, and scientific and technological training. Chongqing Science and Technology Museum will continue to improve and expand the functional system of the Science and Technology Museum, making it a platform for experiencing the charm of science, enlightening the hall of innovative ideas, showing the window of scientific and technological achievements, and developing the position of popular science education.
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Open Tuesday to Sunday 09:30-17:00