COSMOCAIXA Science museum

Last modified: 
27/02/2018 - 19:22
Type: 
Barcelona with children

CosmoCaixa Barcelona is a museum with 50.000 m² dedicated to Science. It has permanent exhibition spaces and organizes temporary exhibitions, events, conferences and courses. It is aimed at all ages although some sections are aimed specifically at children. It is an exciting visit, not only visually oriented, but you can also touch to experiment some of the concepts and the scientific laws.

The permanent spaces are

Geological Wall: 90 tons of rock to show the geological processes that created the earth

Flooded Forest: an exact reproduction of a flooded Brazilian Amazon forest in Barcelona, ​​unique in Europe.

The Hall of matter: the origin of the universe. The organization of matter from elementary particles of the Big Bang to the creation of complex organisms.

Planetarium 3D: classic planetarium and 3D technology for projecting movies on different subjects, all with great realism.

Science Square: free access, is the outer space of the CosmoCaixa with interactive machines for the scientifically understanding of the nature. There is also the permanent space station in the Science Square.

Meterologie: to learn to predict the weather.

Flash y Click: space with interactive modules for children from 7 to 9 years, whose aim is to arouse their curiosity for science.

Bubble Planetarium: a planetarium for children 3-8 years.

Touch Touch!: a space with three different areas representing three emblematic ecosystems of the planet: the jungles, deserts and Mediterranean countryside with its forests, rivers and the sea.

And a finally note, the historic museum building was built in 1904 and is the work of modernist architect Josep Domènech i Estapà.

Metro: FGC Avda. Tibidabo (L7).
Bus: Lines 17, 22, 58, 73, 75 and 60.

Timetable

  • From Monday to Sunday and holidays: 10:00h-20:00h
  • 24 and December 31 and January 5: 10:00h-18:00h
  • Closed 25 December, 1 and 6 January.

Price

  • General admission: 4 €
  • Customers of La Caixa: free (including temporary exhibitions)
  • Under 16 years: free (except school groups)

Where is it?

City: 
Barcelona
Area: 
Sarrià Sant Gervasi
Zip code: 
08017
Address: 
Teodor Roviralta, 55
Telephone: 
(+34) 93 212 60 50

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