A privileged space for science, CosmoCaixa offers more than 30,000 m2 dedicated to discovering science of the world around us.

Housed in a modernista building designed and built between 1904 - 1909 by Josep Domènech i Estapà, CosmoCaixa takes visitors on a journey through the earth's ecosystems, different geological structures, space and time. Dedicated to scientific outreach and family leisure, CosmoCaixa offers unique exhibition spaces as well as interactive workshops and activities for all ages.

Journey into the Flooded Forest exhibition which recreates an Amazonian rainforest ecosystem featuring piranhas, crocodiles and other native plant and animal species.

Explore the Geological Wall, an exhibition of seven spectacular rock sections, illustrating the world's different geological structures.

Take a trip through space and time at the Planetarium, where you can learn about our solar system, stars and planets, as well as the wider universe. 

From hands-on activities and the Bubble Planetarium to workships for the whole family, CosmoCaixa is a fun day out for families of all ages.


  • More than 30,000 m2, filled with unique themed spaces and exhibitions
  • Learn about nature, technology, science and astonomy 
  • Hands-on interactive workshops and activities
  • Permanent and temporary exhibitions

Did You Know?

  • There are over 3000 known species of fish living in the Amazon River, with more being discovered
  • The world's largest documentated earthquake occurred on 22 May 1960 in Southern Chile, it measured a magnitude of 9.5 on the Richter Scale.
  • The historic part of the building housing CosmoCaixa was initially used as housing for blind girls after completion in 1909.
  • CosmoCaixa was opened to the public in 1981 as a science museum.
Monday 10.00 - 20.00
Tuesday 10.00 - 20.00
Wednesday 10.00 - 20.00
Thursday 10.00 - 20.00
Friday 10.00 - 20.00
Saturday 10.00 - 20.00
Sunday 10.00 - 20.00

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Carrer d’Isaac Newton, 26, 08022, Barcelona


0034 932 12 60 50

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