Trip Planner:   South America  /  Colombia  /  Antioquia Department  /  Medellin  /  Zoos & Aquariums  /  Parque Explora
Parque Explora, Medellin
(4.7/5 based on 1,900+ reviews on the web)
See science come to life with a hands-on learning experience at Parque Explora. The scientific exploration park offers fascinating exhibits to keep kids of all ages, as well as their parents, fully engaged and entertained. You can wander through vivariums housing some of the world's most dangerous amphibians, or star in your own film at the interactive film exhibit. Don't miss the exotic sea creatures on display at the huge freshwater aquarium, housed in the complex. Take a look at our Medellin itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Parque Explora and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Create a full Medellin itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Medellin

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Medellin by other users

22 days in Colombia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Colombia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Colombia BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in Colombia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Colombia BY A USER FROM BELGIUM August, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 20 days in Colombia BY A USER FROM BELGIUM March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Medellin BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Medellin BY A USER FROM PANAMA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Medellin BY A USER FROM PERU December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Colombia BY A USER FROM BELGIUM August, culture, outdoors, romantic, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 27 days in Colombia BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Colombia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • My husband and I visited Parque Explora today and were very pleasantly surprised to find that all of the exhibits were able to hold our attention for well over 3 hours! There are so many different thi...  more »
  • This Park is very interesting for the family, especially for children, where you can see several things of nature, phenomena of physics and history, is to stay a day visiting the place
    View original
  • This Park can cheer from small children to elderly adults. Its numerous science games educate children and make adults remember (or learn) certain concepts that were lost there in school. You can book a day for fun around here. Definitely a must-see tour!
    View original
Google
  • Fun and interesting museum with multiple rotating exhibits and science project. I don't have kids and came here alone, but still really enjoyed it. There's also an aquarium here. It's close to other great attractions off the University stop on the metro. Spend the entire day here, at the botanical garden, the planetarium and others.
  • A wonderful place to spend an afternoon in Medellin. The aquarium is full of strange and wonderful creatures like the mud fish. The reptiles in the vivarium were entertaining too. Did not go to be third floor due to time restrictions, but I imagine it would be entertaining form kids and possibly adults too.
  • Very cool interactive science museum. There are lots of activities and mini interactive science experiments ranging from mind tricks to insect collections. We should have dedicated a full day to see everything but we only spent 3 or so hours there leaving no time for shows. We were able to move quickly and enjoyed the experience thoroughly because one of us spoke Spanish fluently otherwise it might have taken longer and we may have missed out on some interesting experiments.
  • I was expecting to find this interesting but it turned out to be hugely fun as well. A great experience. There's an aquarium, reptile room, loads and loads and loads of interactive games and challenges. Spent all day in here and am tempted to go back to finish off the bits I didn't get to. If there is any criticism it's that there is no proper vegetarian meals available. But you get a wristband so you can easily go out and eat then come back in again.
  • Nice place, very educational. You have the chance to see and experience things that in your regular day life you won't be able to do. Every time another expo, so it is never the same things. Very huge aquarium and they give all the explanation needed. This park could take you up to 1 entire day. Great place, highly recommend it.