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Terrassa


Catalonia Science and Technology Museum


Contact details

Rambla D’Egara 270
08221  Terrassa, Barcelona  (Catalonia)
info.mnactec@gencat.cat
http://www.mnactec.cat
Tel.:+34 937368966
Fax.:+34 937368960

Location

Autonomous region:
Catalonia

Province/Island:
Barcelona

Barcelona

Reservations



Description

The fundamental aim of this museum in Terrassa is to preserve the region's industrial heritage, and to remember the process of industrialisation in the 19th century, so important to the history of Catalonia.

A series of permanent exhibitions, dramatised visits and demonstrations help to illustrate the changes and advances brought about by the industrial revolution, such as the development of factories and transport systems, the textile industry and mining. The museum also looks at topics such as industrial architecture, science, technology and energy. The MNACTEC (Catalonia Science and Technology Museum) has 15 other associated museums, situated in various towns around Catalonia, all dedicated to the conservation of the region’s industrial heritage.

Content:
Themed


Practical information

Schedule

From Sep 01 to Jun 30
From Tuesday to Friday
From 10:00 to 19:00

Public holidays and Weekend
From 10:00 to 14:30
Closed: Mondays, 1 and 6 January, 25 and 26 December.

Closing days: Monday

From Jul 01 to Aug 30
From Tuesday to Sunday
From 10:00 to 14:30


Closing days: Monday

Prices

General: €3,50
Reduced: €2,50
Admission free the first Sunday of every month; and for over 65s, children under 7.

Services

Visits by prior arrangement; call: +34 937892244 (Monday-Friday: 10am-2pm). Dramatised visits and demonstrations.

Map


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