Parque de las Ciencias Granada
Museum in Granada
The Parque de las Ciencias Granada or Science Park and Science Museum in Granada is a is a 70,000 square metre interactive science museum located in Granada. The exhibitions invite participation in order to understand the science behind things like inertia, gravity and Archimedes’ principle. This is the most visited museum in Andalusia since the opening in 1995. It is based just outside the center of Granada. Visiting it makes a fantastic day-out for the whole family.
What can you see in the Parque de las Ciencias Granada?
The museum is divided into seven permanent exhibition halls and has a Digital Planetarium.
The Halls include the Cultural Gallery, the Library, the Cinemas, the Auditorium and the Windows to Science are some of the attractions. They bring together health, the environment, the scientific legacy of Andalusian culture, architecture, literature, physics, chemistry, mechanics and astronomy, among other topics. In the Perception Room you can immerse yourself in a world of wonder experimenting with sound, light and reflection. In the Explore Room children from 3 to 7 years old can play with more than 20 science experiments. One of the most popular is the ‘Journey into the human body,’ section which takes you on an interactive guide into the origins of mankind and how various body parts work.
It is also an outdoor museum with 27,000 square metres of green areas in which there are exhibition spaces such as , the Tropical Butterfly House, the BioDomo, the Observatory, the Birds of Prey Workshops, the Botanical Tours, the Maze, the Garden, and the Mental Gymnastics Tent. In the Biosphere Room you can follow the movement of the piranhas, count the population of the world in real time or come face-to-face with human DNA.
A highlight would be a visit to the 50 meters high Astronomical Observation Tower to discover an amazing view of Granada, its also worth finding out about the sessions of night sky observation.
How to get to the Parque de las Ciencias Granada?
- 15 minutes walk from the city centre
- City bus: SN5 (Parque de las Ciencias) S0 (Plaza de las Américas) C5 (Alejandro Otero) U3, SN2 and SN3 (Camino de Ronda-Jardín de la Reina) or LAC (Paseo del Violón)
- The Science Museum is located 15 minutes away from the center of Granada. There are two parking areas at the Science Museum, by the entrances. The one at the main entrance, in Avenida de la Ciencia, it is bigger and underground (with direct access to the Museum). Price: reduced fare for Museum’s visitors 1 euro for 3 hours. After 3 hours the price is: 1,20 euros per hour (0,02€ minute).
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Visiting Parque de las Ciencias Granada
Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 – 19:00
Sunday and public holidays 10:00 – 15:00
Closed on Mondays
1st of January, 1st of May and December 25th closed
Times of the planetarium are available daily at the ticket office. Approximately every hour a session.
Regular tickets: € 7 / planetarium € 2.50 65+ and under 18: € 6 / planetarium € 2