Science museums in Spain: touching allowed!
Príncipe Felipe Science Museum (Valencia)
Would you like to have fun while you learn all about yourself and the world around you? Spain's Science Museums offer the chance to enjoy yourself while you discover, in a simple, entertaining and totally interactive way, all the mysteries of nature, human beings and the universe. You'll find out what it's like to be a genuine researcher in these places where none of the usual rules apply: experimenting, touching and getting involved are all absolutely obligatory.
In addition to culture and art, Spain is also a country with a long tradition in science. Recent years have seen the opening of a number of science museums whose overriding aim is to promote and disseminate knowledge and make it available and appealing to people of all ages and conditions. In other words, to have fun learning about science. And they rise splendidly to the challenge by sparking visitors' curiosity and encouraging active participation with a series of fascinating experiments and activities that allow people to see for themselves how the human body works and learn about natural phenomena and the cosmos. Come and experience the array of surprises, sensations and stimuli awaiting you inside these interactive museums. An exciting idea for having fun while exploring the most entertaining side of science, and guaranteed enjoyment for young and old alike.
There are numerous locations around the country where you can have fun while investigating all the secrets around you. Barcelona, for example, is the home of CosmoCaixa, with interactive montages and modules. In Coruña in the north, you'll be amazed at the Casa de las Ciencias and Domus, the only museum in the world dedicated exclusively to the human race. In Valencia, the intriguing experiments in the Príncipe Felipe Museum await you in the spectacularCity of Arts and Sciences complex, also home to the largest aquarium in Europe.
There are a number of themed complexes in Spain that invite visitors to learn in an excitingly different way. The Science Park in Granada; the Miramón-Kutxaespacio in San Sebastián; the Castile-La Mancha Science Museum in Cuenca; the Science and the Cosmos Museum on the island of Tenerife, and the Science and Water Museum in Murcia are just a few examples. Come to Spain and share in one of the most fascinating experiences with us: the adventure of knowledge.
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