The museums that you can’t miss!
With no doubt that if you have to recommend a great museum, that would be Cosmo Caixa. No matter how old your children are, surprise them with an exciting visit to the science museum!
The gigantic space captivates you with an incredible interactive exposition that will leave you speechless. A stimulating journey that unveils the most unusual of the universe through objects and games that will encourage the senses.
The modernist building, enlarged in 2004, occupies nine fun floors and is located at the Collserola mountain offering magnificent views of the city.
The visit takes time, but it will not disappoint and the children will be fascinated.
The permanent exhibitions include:
A real flooded forest where you can see a tropical rain, feel the smell and humidity of the Amazon, and discover the plant and animal species such as anacondas, caimans or carnivorous fish.
The Planetarium, with 3D movies that will show you all about space from an unseen perspective.
The Room of the matter witch offers a hilarious journey trough objects with which to experience the fundamentals of the physical and mechanical laws. It also includes a sample of the beginning of life, reproduction and evolution of the species.
The geological wall; where children can feel different types of rock that make up our planet.
Outdoors the public garden Science Square, also integrates a sound telescope, a sundial, a mechanism to understand the seasons, a weather station where you can analyse atmospheric pressure, humidity or temperature. A very nice place to play with the children, have a picnic or have a coffee on the terrace of the bar.
You will also find endless exhibitions, workshops and temporary conferences, in their website you can check out all the information about these activities.