Granada Science Park

 In Europe, Granada, Spain

Granada Science Park or in Spanish ‘Parque de las Ciencias’, is a Science Museum which was founded in 1990 with a new motto “A new kind of Museum” and opened to the public in 1995. The Museum holds permanent and temporary exhibitions. Situated only 1.2 miles from the south of the city centre.

The Science Museum has number of exhibition spaces where you can learn and understand the world and physical phenomena’s such as the motion of the earth and gravity.

Granada Science Park

Photography By Flickr user: kamen

Planetarium has a Astronomical Observatory which has a 75 cm telescope, and is used to observe the universe.

Biosphere Room, has a few fascinating things such as a movement of piranhas, which counts the world population and Human DNA.

The Perception Room lets you play with sound and light.

Explore Room has over twenty Science experiences for children age between 3 to 7 years old.

One of the best things to do: is to climb the observation tower, at 50 m high and you can enjoy the stunning view of Granada.

The Museum also has things such as Giant Chess, Acoustic Modules, Botanical tours, Tropical Butterfly and water games.

August 2016, The Science Centre received a massive 12.5 Million project, which added a new Bio-dome Building which is split in to three levels, Underwater, Terrestrial and Aerial and now visitors experience the biodiversity of Tropical Rain-forest, coral reefs and other areas of the Earths evolution. The EU funded close to 10 Million on this project.

Parque de las Ciencias

Photography By Flickr user: Oleg Chian

Telephone: +34 958 13 19 00  | Official Website | Twitter

Little warning if you don’t like noisy school groups, avoid going during peak term times from Tuesday to Fridays.

Parque de las Ciencias located just off the city of Granada is the Andalusia region in Spain.

How to get There

  • Walking: an easy walking distance from the centre of Granada, around 10 minutes.
  • By Car: Take the exit 129, towards Recogidas, Right onto Camino de Ronda and then right again onto Ctra de Motril
  • By Bus: Bus routes: SN5  (Parque de las Ciencias), S0 (Plaza de las Américas), C5 (Alejandro Otero), SN1, SN2 and SN3 (Camino de Ronda-Queen’s Garden Way or Round-Alcazar del Genil), LAC (Paseo del Violon), U3 (Camino de Ronda-Garden Queen or Avda. America Zaidín 8-Center Health Center), SN1, SN2 and SN3 (Camino de Ronda-Queen’s Garden Way or Round-Alcazar del Genil).
  • By Taxi: The Taxi journey could cost between €5 to €8 Euros from the centre of Granada.

Accessibility

  • Guide dogs permitted
  • Lift
  • Disabled toilets
  • Adapted guide
  • Information in braille
  • Itinerary adapted for the disabled
  • Tactile itinerary
  • Models
  • Car park
  • Ramps
  • Sign guides
  • Wheelchairs
  • Visits adapted for the disabled

Services

  • Audio guide
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Baby changer
  • Cloakroom service
  • Program of cultural activities
  • Educational workshops
  • Shop
  • Guided tours

Opening Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Admission

Ticket Type Price
General €7
Reduced €6

Location

Address: Av. de la Ciencia, s/n, 18006 Granada, Spain

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