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In Barcelona, ​​there are more than 50 museums. Without a doubt, each has, what to look at, but it is difficult to find a place as fascinating, как CosmoCaixa. This museum will be interesting for adults, and children. You can learn a lot about the natural sciences, I live to carry out some experiments and even stand under a tropical downpour, watching the huge fish and other exotic animals.

The total area of ​​CosmoCaixa 5,000 m2. The museum hosts permanent and temporary exhibitions, It has several exhibition halls and Planetarium. If you are hungry, You can go to the local cafe, or sit on the picnic, if you took with them food.

On the ground floor to the left of banks be sure to visit the museum shop, there are a lot of interesting things for you and your friends as a gift. The museum is housed in a modern building 20 century, originally erected by the architect Joseph Dominique and Estapa as a haven for the blind, he remained until 1981 of the year, after which the building was converted into a Museum of Science (Museu de la Ciencia). It is also noteworthy modern extension with glass and steel with six underground floors, filled with natural light and viewing platform, which offers a wonderful view of the city, the sea and the mountain of Montjuïc.

Five floors of the museum brings together a broad staircase-streamer with a symbolic "tree of life" as the axis. It is a tropical tree trunk akarikara, whose extremely heavy and hard wood has a lot of knots and voids.

Cosmo Caixa - this is not a museum in the conventional sense, Where, usually, exhibits can not be touched by hands. Here you can not only touch, but even need, if only, to the movement of the hands earned experimental setup. In our 2006 he was named the best science museums in Europe.

Constant exposure museum include reproduction portion Amazon rainforest, square kilometer full playback its ecosystem. Path to pass through the dark gallery by ant, colored poisonous frogs, dragon and piraniy, that, Fortunately, live on the other side of the glass. A few steps - and you are in this Amazon rainforest, where every 15 minutes you can get under a tropical downpour. Here you will see more 100 various plant and animal species (birds, fish, ants, Cayman, poisonous frogs, dragon anaconda and even simpatyazhka Tapir).

On the left is interactive Geological Wall, showing different geological processes, such as erosion, sedimentation and volcanic processes. It consists of 7 cuts natural rocks, whose total weight is about 100 tonnes.

The ultra-modern 3D Planetarium can observe the universe at different stages, the development of life on Earth, and be in the heart of the Big Bang.

Cosmocaixa - an open door to the world of science. This is a place for troubled minds, for those, who used to ask ourselves questions and seek answers to them. Come yourself and bring children. Delight is guaranteed!

CosmoCaixa (2)
Address: Street Isaac Newton, 26
Working hours: From Tuesday to Sunday 10 a.m. to 20-00
Tip: The easiest way to get to the museum by train Ferrocariles Catalanes from the station opposite the Café Zurich at Plaza Catalunya, sit on the L7 line and get off at Av Station. Tibidabo, walk out 10 minutes walk. Map: On weekdays, the planetarium gives one session 17-30. On weekends every hour 13-00 to 18-00
entrance fee: 4 €, to 16 years free, La Caixa bank customers 50% discount on entrance €

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Other places in the area:
La Oreneta Steam Locomotive Park
Amusement Park at Tibidabo
Музей науки CosmoCaixa
forest Tibidabo
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