In Barcelona, there are more than 50 museums. Without a doubt, each have, what to see, but it is quite difficult to find a place as fascinating as CosmoCaixa. This museum will be interesting to both adults and children. You can learn a lot about the natural sciences, to conduct live experiments and some even stand under a shower of rain, watching the huge fish and other exotic animals.
The total area of CosmoCaixa 5,000 m2. The museum hosts permanent and temporary exhibitions, has several exhibition halls and Planetarium. If you are hungry, you can look in your local coffee shop, or stay on site for picnics if you captured with a meal.
On the ground floor to the left of banks be sure to visit the museum shop, there are many 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 Domenico and Estapa as a haven for the blind, which he remained until 1981 , 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 an observation deck, which offers a wonderful view of the city, the sea and the mountain of Montjuic.
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, typically, the exhibits can not be touched by hands. Here, touch is not only possible, but even necessary, if only to ensure that the movement of the hands earned experimental setup. In our 2006 he was named the best science museums in Europe.
The permanent exposition of the museum include a reproduction section of the Amazon rainforest, an area of about a kilometer with a complete reproduction of its ecosystem. The way it passes through a dark gallery near ant hills, colorful poisonous frogs, snakes and piranhas, which fortunately live on the other side of the glass. A few steps - and you in this tropical forest of the Amazon, where every 15 minutes you can get under a tropical downpour. Here you will see more 100 different kinds of plants and animals (birds, fish, ants, caiman, poison frogs, anaconda snake and even simpatyazhka tapir).
On the left is interactive Geological Wall, showing a variety of 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 of the development of life on Earth, as well as 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 are accustomed to ask ourselves questions and seek answers to them. Come yourself and bring children. Delight is guaranteed!