Science Museum In Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, October 4, 2022 (FBC) – Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed along with high level government officials has inaugurated the dome shaped state of the art Science Museum in Addis Ababa.

The museum which is perched on seven hectares of land consists of two buildings with multiple purposes.

Building of the museum has its own halls dedicated to permanent and fleeting science and art exhibitions. The museum is also equipped with a solar system that will generate electricity required to the building.


According to the Office of the Prime Minister, circular shape of the museum symbolizes perpetual development, human wisdom and is a testament to Ethiopia’s dedication to the future of technology.

Together with the official opening of the Science Museum, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed also launched the technology startups and public/private institution exhibition that will be on display and open to the public for the next several weeks.

The museum contains a science and technology exhibition hall dedicated to the development and application of scientific ideas and instruments

Lying on 6.78 hectares, the museum contains a science and technological innovation exhibition area, circular in shape and dubbed ‘ring of wisdom’ to denote humanity’s endless ability and capacity to continuously create. The museum complex rests on 15,000-meter square of land with a height of 9meters and carrying two floors.

The main floor contains a visitor’s center, two large exhibition halls, an amphitheater and various offices, and a cafeteria area. The scenic 360 roof top houses a solar farm and a roof garden for relaxing outside.

The second part of the science museum is the Dome Theater which is a 3-dimensional cinema with 24meter height and 450-meter square space and able to accommodate up to 200 people at once

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