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Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid

Categories: Science Museums, Museums
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3.2/5 based on 300 reviews on the web
Both a research facility and an exhibition space, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales is at the forefront of paleobiology and geology; it is also one of the first museums of natural history in the world. The exhibits range from ancient artifacts to recent finds currently being studied by on-site researchers. Exhibits are located primarily on the ground and first floors in a series of themed rooms. In these, you'll notice prehistory, paleontology, geology, and entomology sections, and one for decorative arts. This last unexpected treat is a must see for textile enthusiasts. Check the hours on the website before visiting, as they change during festivals, holidays, and weekends. Plan to visit Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales during your Madrid vacation using our convenient Madrid travel itinerary maker.
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  • We were a festive day and reaching 12 parked at the gate. Entry adults €7. Loved the children. When left to the 13 already had much tail to enter but we not hope anything.
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  • Us us to liked enough, I've missed some activity for children, but spend a few enjoyable hours, it has enough replicas, adults €7, children from 4 years 3' €50, unemployed 3' €50
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  • Perhaps not so spectacular to come as other museums internationally, but follows an evolutionary process clear, concise, and worked. Start with biodiversity is a good idea to be able to go deep into the immense variety of species of the animal Kingdom that nature can offer and the museum looks good shredding concepts and explanations with species are well dried, collections or exhibitions of animal Osteology. Later, he takes us into the importance of the conservation of the species, with programs and research that promote genetic preservation, with special mention to our dear Iberian lynx. The exhibition of the Mediterranean looks promising but unfortunately I could not contemplate it for much longer. I's return to see them cameras of minerals and to the area of geology and evolution in general. Pour in failure more spiders and exotic species. Furthermore, I think that although specimens that remain in formalin, are fantastic should be arranged better, since some of them were difficult to guess. But of course it is an ideal place for the young and for those who we feel admiration and we give up at the foot of biology and nature. Impressive skeleton of the beached whale by the Town Hall of Marbella.
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  • The Biodiversity exhibition was interesting. Good English translations accompanied most Spanish descriptions. The Real Cabinet was my favourite part I think, it has a few interesting skeletons and pieces of history. In the end, the museum was much too small. Did not feel like I got my money's worth. I spent maybe an hour in the museum total. No cafeteria, just some vending machines.
  • Well it's a bit of disappointment... For a former imperial capitol of course ;-) Not even close to London's Natural History Museum. Most of the exhibitions typical and borring. Many of them closed (they didn't mention that at the entrance). A plus side is short but well prepared exhibition on Human Evolution. Not to many replicas here and they even have an almost complete neanderthal skeleton :-) Interesting but temporary exhibitions on exertion and Sierra de Guadarrama. Do not hope for a museum cafeteria. There isn't one, just vending machines... In general isn't worth 7 euro.
  • Nice exhibits for such a small space. Great importance given for evolution and biology.
  • Museum is fantastic! But do not go to the cafe just outside, the prices are completely ridiculous. Beware.
  • Great place, a must see!
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