Konya Science Center

Konya Science Center

Konya is Turkey largest province in terms of surface area and is the seventh most populous city. It consists of 31 districts. The Provincial Population of Konya is 2.250.020. It is one of the developed cities of Turkey in terms of economy. It is also an important city in terms of natural and historical richness. There are several places that you can visit in Konya. Konya Science Center is one of the places that you can visit.

 Konya Science Center has been approved and implemented by TUBITAK. This science center has received support from many institutions and has become what it is today. It hosts many events and projects. You can visit Konya Science Center for thematic exhibitions, open air exhibitions, observation and observation tower, planet house, conference halls, laboratories and libraries and various activities. Konya Science Center, the first science center supported by Tubitak, was opened in April 2014. The facility has 235 exhibition units. It provides its visitors the opportunity to learn by doing and experiencing.

Planetariums are one of the most interesting part of the center. Planetariums showrooms where the artificial image of the sun, stars, planets and other celestial bodies is projected onto the dome-shaped ceiling with the help of a special reflector.The most important feature that distinguishes them from traditional cinema or theater halls are dome-shaped curtains. The sky is reflected on this screen very close to the real thing. the spectators sitting in the seats placed under this dome feel themselves under the real sky. Above all, the performances here take the viewer into more than a cinema or any other show.

Planetarium in Konya Science Center; These are dome cinemas in the form of a full sphere with a diameter of 14 m, an optical and optomechanical system with a capacity of 100 people, where special visuals prepared with sky, celestial bodies and similar images and special films with scientific content can be watched.


Konya Science center is located in Selçuklu district of Konya. Therefore, it is very comfortable in terms of transportation. You can reach Konya Science Center by using public transportations.

Enes Sahin

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