National Science Center

National Science Center is known as Pusat Sains Negara in the official language of Malaysia. The National Science Center was officially opened on 29 November 1996 by former Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad.

This center is located on a 8 hectares hill at Bukit Kiara, north west of the city of Kuala Lumpur. The purpose of this centre is to promote science and technology in the country.

As you are about to arrive here, you will be able to see a building that looks like a cone that has been truncated and capped with a geodesic dome. This futuristic looking building houses many exhibitions on science and technology that will occupy you for at least half a day.

National Science Center mapUse this map to plan your time here.
National Science Center main buildingNational Science Centre

National Science Center Pre-Historic Garden

This outdoor garden is located 5-10 minutes walk from the main building. You can visit this garden before or after visiting the main building and spend about 20 minutes here.

If you have young children, this is a good place to let them learn about the pre-historic dinosaurs that roamed the earth before their extinction.

Dinosaur at National Science CenterLife-sized dinosaur at the garden.
DinosaurChildren will enjoy their time here.

Garden of Nature & Nature Secret Lab

This is another outdoor garden that you can visit. See the colourful parrots, scorpions, butterflies and other animals. A few species of orchids are also planted here.

Take a stroll and enjoy the fresh air here.

Main Building

The visit at the main building starts with an exhibit of freshwater aquarium where you will be able to see the big fishes that swim in the tunnel above your head. 

Most of the exhibits are located at Level 1 and Level 2. Most of the exhibits are interactive in nature and you are allowed to learn by doing the activities.

Level 1 Exhibits

  • Science Show
  • Eureka
  • Little Explorers
  • Kids World
  • Kids Discovery Place

Level 2 Exhibits

  • Flight
  • i-Rays
  • Survive the Bunker
  • Pathway to Science

Learn how illusion work and try them yourself.Learn about the power of illusion here.
Patterns of IllusionThe patterns seem to be moving towards you.
Challenge Your Mind at National Science CenterChallenge Your Mind and All About Numbers .
Colour and SoundColour & Sound section will enable you to recall some of the science topics that you studied years ago.
Square Wheel TrainTry moving the train on a square wheel.
Radiation exhibits at Pusat Sains Negara, Mount Kiara.Learn the invisible world of the danger and use of radiation.
Little Explorers at National Science Center.Little Explorers for young children to discover science.
Little ManFind out the significant of this Little Man.

Survive The Bunker

This is an activity to test your ability to survive any "fear factors" that you may have. Overcome your fear by navigating your way out of this place. A separate fee is charged if you want to do this. It is located at Level 2 of the main building.

Admission Fee

  • Adults with MyKad: RM4/pax
  • Children(7-12 years old) with MyKid: RM2/pax
  • Senior Citizens(55 years and above): Free
  • OKU: Free
  • Adults without MyKad: RM8/pax
  • Children(7-12 years old) without MyKid: RM4/pax
Survive The BunkerThe entrance to "Survive The Bunker".

Getting to National Science Center

You can use a combination of public transports such as LRT, MRT and buses to come here. The Rapid KL buses T852 and T818 service the route here. Use the RapidKL Planner to plan your trip here.

Address of the center:

Pusat Sains Negara
Pesiaran Bukit Kiara
Bukit Kiara
50662 Kuala Lumpur

Operation Hours Admission Fees

Operation Hours

Fridays - Closed 
Saturday to Thursday - 9:00am to 5:00pm.

This centre will be closed during Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

Admission Fees

  • Adults: RM6/pax
  • Children(7-12 years old): RM3/pax
  • Senior Citizens(55 years and above): RM3/pax
  • OKU: Free
  • Primary School Children(including teachers): RM2/pax
  • Secondary School Children(including teachers): RM3/pax
  • Groups of adults with a minimum of 10 persons: RM5/pax

More information can be obtained by calling the center directly at Tel: +6 03 2089 3400.

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