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

This space brings together an interesting collection that helps visitors understand the evolution of technology in Spain.

The National Museum of Science and Technology displays over 15,000 pieces from the 16th century to the present, representing the changes and developments that have taken place in science and technology since the Renaissance. You can find scientific instruments, technological devices, vehicles, machines and industrial tools.The museum is divided into three rooms. The Heritage Room offers visitors a tour through everyday uses of technology, like photography, cinema, health, media, transport, etc. The Laboratory Room exhibits objects that typically made up a laboratory for experimental science in the 19th century. Lastly, the ‘Time and Space’ section holds some of the museum's most relevant pieces: instruments for navigation and astronomy, representations of the Earth and the celestial sphere, sun dials and clocks, etc.

  • Designation: National museum
  • Content: Science and technology

Practical information

Schedule

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

    From 10:00 to 17:00
  • Public holidays and Weekend
    From 11:00 to 19:00
  • Closing days: Monday
  • From May 02 to Oct 31
  • From Tuesday to Friday

    From 10:00 to 19:00
  • Public holidays and Weekend
    From 11:00 to 20:00
  • 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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