Alcobendas


National Museum of Science and Technology (MUNCYT Alcobendas)


Contact details

Calle del Pintor Velázquez s/n
28100  Madrid, Alcobendas, Madrid  (Madrid)
infomuseo@muncyt.es
Tel.:+34 914250919

Location

Madrid


Description

A walk through the history of science

The interesting collection in this museum helps visitors understand how science and technology have developed in Spain.

The National Museum of Science and Technology displays over 500 items, from the 16th century to the present, representing the changes that have taken place in science and technology since the Renaissance. The Museum has several galleries reserved for temporary exhibitions and activities.The permanent exhibition is on show in the Heritage gallery, an overview of the history of technology and its more familiar applications; the Space and Time gallery, showing some of the most important and historically significant pieces in the collection, relating to navigation, astronomy, mathematics, etc; and finally, the Cabinet, displaying some of the scientific instruments that were used in laboratory experiments in the 19th century.

  • Designation: National museum
  • Content: Science and technology

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Nov 01 to Apr 30
  • From Tuesday to Friday

    From 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Public holidays and Weekend
    From 11:00 AM to 07:00 PM
  • Closing days: Monday
  • From May 02 to Oct 31
  • From Tuesday to Friday

    From 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM
  • Public holidays and Weekend
    From 11:00 AM to 08:00 PM
  • Closing days: Monday

Closed: 1, 6 and 24 January, 1 and 15 May, 24, 25 and 31 December; and every Monday of the year.

Prices

  • Admission free

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