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CosmoCaixa Science Museum Near Avenida Tibidabo

Child friendly science museum located in a vast modern space with 1909 Facade by architect Josep Domenech i Estapa. European Museum of the Year in 2006.

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Updated: Oct 3, 2021

by: Barcelona Travel Hacks

About CosmoCaixa Science Museum

The historic part of the building in which the museum is located was built between 1904 and 1909 by the architect Josep Domenech i Estapa, and was initially used as housing for blind girls. It's a beautiful work of modernist architecture, with its simple red bricks and the wonderful, decorative mosaics.

In 1979, the building was expanded, and opened to the public in 1981 as a science museum called Caixa. In the following years, further extensions became necessary, until the museum had to be completely re-designed. The new part of the building, made of glass and located underground, was created by the architects Esteve and Robert Terradas.

The current CosmoCaixa museum opened in September 2004 with a total exhibition space of 50,000 square metres and was named European Museum of the Year in 2006.


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Visiting CosmoCaixa Science Museum

I visited on a weekday in the morning and paid 5 euros for the ticket. This museum is child friendly with most of the exhibits being designed for children, but at the same time very interesting for adults.


Cosmo Caixa science museum opening hours

Monday to Sunday and holiday's: 10:00h to 20:00h.

Short Days: 24th of December; 5th of January; 10:00h to 18:00h.

Closed: Monday's; 25th of December; 1st and 6th of January.


Summary of Prices

Train/Bus Fare Entry Ticket Additional Information
Adult Zone 1 T-casual € 6.00
Child T-familiar FREE For under 16 Years
Group/Family Ticket: No.
Notes: Free entry for laCaixa customers.
Free day:

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Getting to CosmoCaixa Science Museum

Address: Carrer d'Isaac Newton 26, Barcelona. 08022

Nearest FGC is Avenida Tibidabo on the brown (L7) line.

PDf documents

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Metro Map Av. Tibidabo FGC

PDF: Metro Map Av. Tibidabo FGC
Author: www.tmb.cat

Wikiloc Trail for CosmoCaixa Science Museum

BCN05 - Torre Bellesguard - Science Museum

Circular city walk in Barcelona via Sant Gervasi church, Torre bellesguard, CosmoCaixa science museum, Avenida Tibidabo and Tamarita Gardens.

Distance: 3.85 Km

Difficulty: Easy

Return Travel Fare: T-Casual Zone 1

Transport Network: Barcelona Metro

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