CosmoCaixa Barcelona, Barcelona

4.6
#1 of 9 in Childrens Museums in Barcelona
Science Museum · Hidden Gem · Children’s Museum
At , learn about the environment, nature, science, and space. Permanent exhibitions include the Amazon rainforest, the evolution of matter starting with the Big Bang, and cuts of geological formations from across Catalonia. The museum’s centerpiece is an Amazonian tree itself. Take time to visit the planetarium. Check out which temporary exhibits will be available during your visit, then buy your ticket online to save yourself time in line. Make CosmoCaixa Barcelona a centerpiece of your Barcelona vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Barcelona road trip tool.
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  • The wife and I made our way here via bus and spent 2-3 hours looking around, it was an enjoyale experience but nothing that blew us away or that was overly memorable. The building itself was laid.....  more »
  • CosmoCaixa Barcelona is a science museum. It has permanent exhibitions, "the Universe room" where we can discover the cosmos and its evolution from the big-bang to the present. The "Flooded Forest...  more »
  • many people slow service they should have more boxes in service...I hope you can improve this for all the neighbors  more »
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  • Had a wonderful time with my family here, during our visit to Barcelona. First thing to mention, we felt it was great value for money; our children (4 & 5 years old) were both free and my wife and I both had a 1 euro discount voucher, meaning we all entered for 7.50 euros! We were not sure how long we would need to look around the science museum and had planned other visits that day. We decided to change our plans and spend more time at the museum as our children were really enjoying discovering and learning. Practical stuff, there are lots of toilets throughout the museum plus a restaurant and some lovely outside spaces, where we sat and had some food. Also if like us, your Spanish reading skills are a little rusty, each exhibition has an English translation alongside it. The exhibition's on offer were varied and interesting, both for our children and us grown-ups as well! They were a great learning and talking opportunity for us and our inquisitive children. Lots of interactive exhibition on offer, that will thrill and amaze children old and young. There were several activities on offer that required extra money to do, but we decided against these on our visit as we were on a budget. But they did look and sounds interesting. I feel this is a very worth while place to visit as part of a trip to Barcelona and is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon.
  • We loved it, especially our children. Lots of hands on stations which is fabulous for learning. The flooded forest is sooo interesting. This is very low cost entertainment and great as an educational experience. Too much emphasis on evolution though which I personally don't accept. We found free car parking on the streets around the museum so I can't say anything about the car park. Would recommend it.
  • Perfect museum to go with kids and no so kids. You can spend a full day for a really reasonable price and there are tones of activities for everyone to enjoy. At the end it is a science museum, so it provides a nice and interactive way to teach your kids as well as understand some not-knowing tweaks about science.
  • Fun and educational for kids and adults alike. The best interactive science centre i have seen. There are some areas that require extra token payment and special timings for certain shows but not explained in brochure.
  • More than excellent! Such an interactive and innovative museum! Is a great place for kids and adults to learn about science. One of the best science museums I've visited and they have super nice shows at the planetarium. Articles on the shop are quite affordable which is hard to find in museums this time. If you guys visit it make sure to make enough time on your agenda since you will definitely want to try all the interesting experiments and interactions on the museum. The parking might be a little difficult and harder on weekends, but you can try to park in the surrounding streets.

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