Today we take you to discover the Cosmo Caixa museum, which is located in the surroundings of Barcelona.
Winter is approaching at a fast pace, so here you have a fun, pleasant activity that is perfect for enjoying with your family.
This museum is simply great. There are plenty of things to learn here that will interest both children and adults alike.
It isn’t particularly huge. If you’re visiting with your kids, you’ll be able to easily spend a whole, pleasant day here. Inside the museum you’ll find an area suited for picnics and a small café as well. If you’re visiting on your own or as a couple, a few hours will be enough to explore the museum in depth.
You should know that the museum frequently offers a variety of activities and temporary exhibitions. Don’t forget to check their website so you can decide which ones you may like the most. Please note that these activities and exhibitions have an extra charge over the entrance fee.
There’s a special hall for children that opens several times a day. It’s called the “Clik” (for children 3 years or older).
This space offers several activities. They are all playful and funny, and your children will be delighted with them. Parents are welcome to join their children in their discoveries. The activity lasts for 1h and there’s a guide to entertain and keep an eye on the children. The visit is made in Spanish or Catalan, depending on the hours.
Ponds and water jets, musical instruments, mirrors, construction blocks, air booth with balloons… All of it at your disposal for a wonderful experience with your family!
The most impressive activity is definitely the 1000m2 greenhouse that houses a detailed
reenactment of an Amazonian rain forest and its aquarium. You’ll get carried away by the wet,
humid heat of this ecosystem, where you’ll be able to see snakes, crocodiles, piranhas…
The Cosmo Caixa is a science museum, so you’re sure to discover there all sorts of physics
experiments and experiences.
It’s all in all a captivating and very educational museum, as well as a great way of making your
children discover science. There, you may also discover the space and its planets, the
prehistoric men and fossils… So many fascinating, enriching things and facts for the little – and
The entrance ticket costs 4 Euro, and is free for children under 16.
The permanent activities cost 4 Euro: Planetari 3D, Planetari Bombolla, Toca, toca!, Clik and
For La Caixa bank clients, the entrance is free and the activities and exhibitions cost 2 Euro.
The museum is open every day of the week from 10h to 20h.
Carrer d’Isaac Newton, 26, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
You’ll find all the information and temporary exhibitions here
The museum has a souvenir shop and a café.
How to get there:
By bus: V15, 22, 58, 73, 75, 60 i 196
By train: Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya
Estació de CosmoCaixa Av. Tibidabo