Museu de la Ciència i de la Tècnica de Catalunya, Terrassa

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Inside a former textile factory, Museu de la Ciència i de la Tècnica de Catalunya displays a range of items, from ordinary household objects to medical instruments. Set up in 1990, this museum for the curious features a permanent exhibit dedicated to the process of producing wool fabric using early mechanized methods. The tour through the recreated textile mill allows you to see various machines in operation, as well as to feel the noise and the movement of the looms and the steam engine and imagine what it must have been like to work here day in and day out. Other exhibits highlight the modern achievements in chemistry, transportation, and computer science. By using our Terrassa trip generator, you can arrange your visit to Museu de la Ciència i de la Tècnica de Catalunya and other attractions in Terrassa.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Very interesting to see very didactic for children of the models of machines of all first order we had the chance to see the machines of Leonardo da Vinci!
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  • August 8, 2017
    The Museum is very interesting. We went with a group of schoolchildren who came out very pleased. The monitors/guides were friendly and knew the subject well. The exhibition of vehicles is spectacular. And the model of train struck them much.
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  • July 23, 2017
    Little Museum. But with things cool. For my best the textile part and the steam engine. Was delighted to find a machine old of agreed and other video games
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  • Excellent museum, the building is and old textile factory and is fantastic. The computer exhibition is great. It is ideal for young people as it is very interactive. There is free parking.
  • Beautiful old textile factory building. Great architecture. Interesting things to see in the museum
  • Modernist factory changed to a very lighted museum. It's great!
  • Excellent industrial museum
  • Impressive spinning factory, the Vapor Aymerich, which hosts one of the most important museums of Catalonia. With a series of fixed and temporary exhibitions we can find many examples of how the evolution of technology and science, with human ingenuity, have allowed to resolve different difficulties that the companies have been finding over time. Currently there is a temporary exhibition on mathematics, as well as a on Leonardo da Vinci, among others. The space is wide, the posters provide information you need in order to get a complete idea of what you want to represent. Very interesting to see the railway model, the process of steam in the prints that you can see in the basement and the permanent exhibitions there, as for example that of the history of computing and computer science, a Montesa motorcycles factory on, with an important collection of historical models or one of the largest and oldest of the Museum on energy. Highly recommended to go with the family if you have young children and with curiosity.
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