Experient Science Labs will satiate your curiosity for all things science and engineering. Whether you are in a group or just want to visit by yourself to experiment or tinker with ideas, Experient Science Labs has something for everyone.
Located on Sarjapur Road, Bangalore, the lab is open for walk-in registrations 6 days a week.
Tuesday – Friday
10:00 AM06:30 PM
Saturday – Sunday
09:00 AM08:00 PM
We are closed on Mondays and National Holidays. Please check our Holiday Calendar before planning your visit
- Safety is the most important aspect of your stay in the Lab. Conduct yourself in the most responsible manner all the time. Act like an adult.
- Follow all the written and oral instructions given carefully. If you do not understand any instructions, ask your mentors, as many times as you need to, but never trivialize any instruction.
- Failure to follow the safety instructions can result in expulsion from the Lab.
- Do not touch any machine tool, instrument, chemicals unless you are instructed to do so and it is part of your activity.
- As much as you care about your own safety, be mindful of safety of others. Do not disturb others engaged in their respective work especially those who are working on machine tools and fragile instruments.
- Take good care of instruments as some of them are sensitive to rough handling. Use them only as instructed. When in doubt, contact mentors and your teachers.
- Take care of the instruments and equipment issued to you. At the end of the activity you need to return them to the mentor or Lab technician.
- Please read the specific safety instructions associated with the experiment you are performing. Abide by the safety guidelines. Your safety is in your hands.
- Be alert and cautious while you are in the Lab. If you notice any unsafe condition, please contact any member of the Lab and inform them.
- Dispose all chemicals and solutions safely. Never mix chemicals in the drain. Sinks are only used for water. Dispose the chemicals in the container provided for the same.
- In case of emergency, follow the emergency instructions provided at the start of the activity. Use emergency eye wash/shower as need be.
- Wear aprons and safety goggles for the entire time you are in the Lab. They are meant to protect you and not just make you look smart.
- Dress properly during a laboratory activity. Long hair, dangling jewelry, and loose or baggy clothing are a hazard in the laboratory. Long hair must be tied back, and dangling jewellery and baggy clothing must be secured. Shoes are COMPULSORY. No sandals allowed on the Lab floor.
- In case of accident, injuries or breakages immediately inform mentor/teacher however trivial that may be. Do not panic.
- Do not move installed equipment and machine tools from their place. Do not remove chemicals from the Lab.
- Return all equipment, clean and in good condition, to the designated location at the end of the lab period.
- Do not try to inhale or taste or smell any chemical or biological specimen. Consider all the chemicals in the Lab to be dangerous and handle them appropriately using spoon, tweezers, etc.
- Do not use cracked or chipped glassware. Do not overheat any apparatus. Use extreme CAUTION when using heating equipment. If thermometer breaks, DO NOT TOUCH any broken pieces or the contents of the broken thermometer. Inform staff at the Lab.
- Do not try to repair or open any malfunctioning equipment. Bring it to the notice of teacher/mentor in the Lab.
- While working on the electrical/electronic circuits or the mechanical components, check them before attaching them to the power source. Before working on the circuit, switch off the power supply.
- Wearing goggles is must while in machining area. NEVER ENTER THE AREA without safety goggles. Avoid wearing contact lenses when performing chemistry experiments.
- Read the fire safety instructions prior to starting any activity in the Lab area.
- If your clothes catch fire, WALK to the emergency shower area, DO NOT RUN. Attract the attention of your teacher/mentor.
- Do not perform any UNAUTHORIZED experiment. Use the given material and equipment only for the experiments they have been provided for.
- Leave your lab area cleaner than you found it.
- Horseplay in the lab is very dangerous. Laboratory equipment and apparatus are not toys; never play in the lab. Use your time in the Lab for experimental and tinkering purpose.
Safety guidelines for using Power Tools:
(Lathe, Milling Machine, Drilling Machine, 3D Printer, Power Saw and other hand held tools)
- Do not operate equipment unless you have properly understood how to operate it safely. If you’re unsure about the safe operation of a tool or any aspect of a job – ask for help. If you can’t do it safely, don’t do it!
- Never annoy or distract the attention of anyone operating power equipment.
- Cell phones, mp3 players, and other personal electronic devices must not be used when operating power equipment and tools. No headphones or earbuds. Nothing should be distracting you from the safe operation of the tools and equipment.
- Never work alone. At least two people must be in the Lab at all times when operating power tools and equipment. Students are only allowed access when Lab Supervisor is present.
- Keep your fingers and hands clear of the point of operation of equipment. Always use special tools or devices, such as push sticks, hooks, pliers, etc. Never use a rag near moving machinery.
- Must wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes whenever in the lab. Tools, chips and fixtures are sharp, and often heavy. Shoes will help protect your feet from injury.
- When handling sharp and hot objects, wear appropriate gloves. Do not wear gloves when operating rotating equipment such as drill presses and grinder.
- Never put or carry nails, screws, or other objects in your mouth. You might accidentally swallow them.
- Always keep aisles, exits and access to emergency equipment (fire extinguishers, fire alarms, first aid kit) clear at all times.
- Do not enter Operator Zones marked on the floor unless trained on the equipment
- Examine power equipment and tools before use to make sure they are safe to operate:
- Check that exposed moving parts of power equipment are safeguarded- all belts, gears, shafts, pulleys, sprockets, spindles, drums, flywheels, chains, or other reciprocating, rotating, or moving parts of equipment must be enclosed with guards that are properly secured and adjusted. Never operate equipment unless all required guards and shields are in place.
- Verify the overall condition of the equipment (e.g., damaged power cord, visible cracks, or defects in the tool housing or anything that would compromise the safe use of the tool).
- Do not operate equipment in which any of the deficiencies above are noted. Immediately report unsafe equipment to the Lab Staff.
- Shut off and disconnect power tools before cleaning, adjusting, or performing set-ups.
- Do not run extension cords across walkways where people might trip over them or where the cord may be damaged. Put extension cords away after use. Use grounded extension cords for tools having grounded plugs
- Before starting power equipment, always check it for correct setup and, if possible, check to see that the point of operation is clear by operating it manually. Make sure chuck keys and tools have been removed from the equipment.
- Do not use the cord to move or drag a power tool.
- Before cutting or working on small work pieces they must be clamped or secured.
- Soldering :
- Hot solder can spatter, so always wear safety glasses or goggles.
- Never touch the element or tip of the soldering iron.
- Always return the soldering iron to its stand when not in use.
- Always work in well ventilated area.
- Keep the cleaning sponge wet during use.
- Allow joints and components to cool before touching them.
- Turn soldering iron off or unplug it when not in use.
- Wash your hands after using solder.
- If you haven’t soldered before or have any questions, ask for help!
- If you accidently burn yourself, inform Maker Lab Supervisor and immediately run cold water over the burn for 15 minutes.
- Clean up after yourself.
- Keep the floor around equipment and benches clean, dry and free from trip hazards. Do not allow scraps of wood, materials and sawdust to accumulate.
- Never dispose of chemicals in the standard trash or by dumping them into sink or floor drains. Only equipment used with water-based paints may be cleaned in the lab sink.
- Any waste containing oil, gasoline, alcohol, shellac, paint, varnish, lacquer, or other flammable materials must be disposed of in the hazardous waste bin.
- Before you leave the lab each day, all tools and equipment must be put away, the equipment thoroughly cleaned and wiped down, extension cords must be stored, and the floor swept. Always leave 10-15 minutes for clean up.
- Tickets are valid for single entry. .
- Children below 18 years of age need parental or school consent. When not being monitored by accompanying school teacher or Lab Staff, student on his/her own will follow all the safety instructions.
- Accompanying teachers will be responsible for the safety and conduct of students under their supervision.
- Visitors are encouraged to explore, tinker and experiment with the instruments as per the given instructions or under the supervision of the Lab Staff. Visitors are advised to strictly abide by the instructions. Those refusing to follow rules may be asked to leave. No refund will be given in such cases.
- Please do not shout, scream in the lab. You may disturb those around you.
- Please wait for your turn to use instruments, ask questions. Please do not jump the queue.
- Visitors are encouraged to ask questions and clarify doubts.
- Who should visit Experient Science Labs?
Anyone who is curious about science and technology can visit Experient Science Labs. We specifically cater to students between the ages of 10-20. The lab allows them to experiment, observe, ask questions and get a better understanding of concepts in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
- Where is the lab located?
The Experient Science Lab is located on Sarjapur road in Bangalore.
- Are individual walk-ins allowed at the lab? Or is it meant only for school groups?
Yes, individual walk-ins are allowed. Please click here to go through the timings and the registration process.
- What can I expect at the lab?
Expect to see never-before-seen science and engineering instruments and exhibits. The lab will also give you space to tinker around with some instruments. Our science gurus will guide you along the way and answer any of your queries.
For educational institutions
- We cannot get our students to Sarjapur? Do you have any other options?
If you cannot make it to our labs in Sarjapur, our Experient lab-on-wheels will come to you. Click here to know more about Experient lab-on-wheels (answers listed below)
- Will Experient science labs design a lab for our school / college?
No, but we can connect you with the people who can do for you.
- Will Experient Science Labs develop pedagogy for experiential learning in STEM for our school / college?
We are working on it.
- Can I walk-in without registration or do I need to register beforehand?
You can. It might just delay the start of your activities in the Lab. We would need to take consent from your parents/guardian before you start.
- Can I get a group of friends with me?
Yes, you can. Everyone will need to register before the visit.
- What are the entry fees and timings?
Click here to get the details
- Can we get a monthly/yearly pass?
Yes, become a member of Experient Science Club and avail great discounts and offers. Click here to get the membership details
- Is there a cafeteria for snacks / beverages?
No. However, there are quite a few eating options in the vicinity. We would provide lunch space in the Lab.
- Is the lab wheelchair friendly?
- Are unaccompanied children allowed at the lab?
Yes, with parental consent. Only children above 12 years and above are admitted.
Click here to know more about code of conduct.
FAQ – Experient Lab -on-wheels
- What is Experient lab-on-wheels?
It is a mobile lab which is equipped with state-of-the-art instruments and exhibits. A science coach will also accompany the mobile lab to answer students’ questions and guide and mentor them.
- I want to get Experient lab-on-wheels to my school/college campus. What is the process?
Please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your request and we will guide you with the process.
- Can I get the Experient lab-on-wheels to visit my school / college campus regularly?
Yes, you can. We can work out a schedule depending on your requirement.
- How much will it cost to get the Experient lab-on-wheels to my campus?
Please write to us at email@example.com and we will provide you with the pricing plan. The plans can be customized depending on your requirement