Jorhat Science Centre & Planetarium was inaugurated on July 06, 2013 by Shri Tarun Gogoi, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Assam and Smt. Chandresh Kumari Katoch Hon’ble Minister of Culture, Govt. of India. The centre covering an area of 1300 sq. mtr., developed by National Council of Science Museums, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, has come up with a thematic gallery on ‘Story of Oil’, a gallery ‘Fun Science’ on the general principles of science, a fully automated computerized planetarium and a lush green Science Park. The ‘Story of Oil’ gallery showcases the historical developments in the field of petroleum exploration, drilling and dispensing both from the world and Indian perspectives. The Fun Science gallery is full of opportunities for visitors to interact, explore and experience various aspects of science in highly entertaining ambience.