The Pimpri Chinchwad Science Centre has been set up by National Council of Science Museums, an autonomous society under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India with active support of the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation, which is one of the richest municipal corporations in India. The Centre, through its interactive science exhibitions and non-formal science education programmes is expected to cater to the people of the region.
The Government of India and Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation equally shered the capital cast of Rs.850 lakhs. The Science Centre having a built-up area of approx 4000 sq. meters houses three exhibition halls, a temporary exhibition hall, an inflatable dome planetarium, science demo station area, activity corner, an air-conditioned auditorium,3D science show facility, a library cum conference hall, a small work shop for maintenance and development of exhibits and other public facilities surrounded by a large science park.