National Museum of Science & Technology (NMST), is an autonomous organization. It was formed under an executive order of the then Pakistan Government on April 26, 1965. This museum is functioning as a unitary body.
The museum has several galleries like:
Physical science gallery
Fun science gallery (1&2)
Biological science gallery
Space science gallery
Young scientist's gallery
Except those, there are a science park, a sky observatory, a science library and so on.
The museum arranges different types of an educational programme like :
Popular science lecture
Scientific film show
Children science festival
The museum also arranges National Science and Technology week each year both district level and national on behalf of the respective ministry.
The museum also helps the young scientists in developing their works.
To build a science-minded nation.
To popularize science and technology through the display of scientific exhibits & to encourage the young and non-professional scientists for their innovative activities.
Aim & Objectives
1. To create awareness of Science & Technology among the common mass
2. To popularise Science & Technology among the students and for this purpose:
To set up a permanent exhibition in the museum
To arrange Science & Technology fair, Science exhibition and to organize various competitions on Science & Technology
To arrange Mobile Science Exhibitions
To publish a journal on different subjects of Science & Technology
To arrange a series of lecture on scientific topics, seminars and workshops
To organize research activities on the exhibits for the development of the museum
To arrange studies on space science by establishing a planetarium