The Science Park Museum of Granada is one of Spain's principle science museums
The Science Park is a scientific centre and museum covering 70,000 square metres, a few minutes' walk from the historic centre of Granada. Since it was inaugurated in 1995, it has become the museum in Andalusia that has registered the highest number of visits. More than seven million people have passed through the doors of this installation, a figure that has enabled it to consolidate its position a centre that is an international reference point in terms of scientific dissemination in southern Europe. It is open all year, from Tuesday to Sunday and on bank holidays, offering activities and exhibitions that cater to all age groups.
Seven pavilions featuring permanent exhibitions, including one focusing on the human body, 5000 square metres given over to temporary exhibitions, a digital planetarium, a cultural gallery, a library, cinemas, an auditorium and the windows on to science number amongst its attractions. Its facilities are given up to subject-matter relating to health, the environment, the scientific legacy of the culture of al-Andalus, architecture, literature, physics, chemistry, mechanics and astronomy, amongst other themes.
Moreover, it is an open-air museum, with 27,000 square metres of green areas, which also house exhibitions, along with an observation tower, a tropical butterfly house, an astronomical observatory, a workshop on the flight of birds of prey, botanical routes, a plant labyrinth, the astronomical garden and the mental gymnastics marquee.
Visit the Science Park of Granada with the GRANADA CARD.
Photos by Javier Sánchez