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National Museum of Natural Sciences (Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales), Madrid

National Museum of Natural Sciences (Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales) - Madrid, Spain
National Museum of Natural Sciences (Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales)
Calle de José Gutiérrez Abascal 2, Madrid, Spain 28006Map
+34 91 411 1328
Neighborhood: Rí­os Rosas & Nuevos Ministerios
Overview

The main exhibition space displays close to four million different types of preserved animal life, including mammals, birds, reptiles, insects, fish and mollusks. Some of the stuffed large predatory animals are spectacular specimens. You'll be impressed by the 1.8 million-year-old Megatherium americanum skeleton found in Argentina in 1788, the reproduction dinosaurs and the fossil and mineral collections. The museum tells the story of the evolution of life on earth with the aid of audio-visual shows and organizes free educational workshops for adults and children on weekends.

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National Museum of Natural Sciences (Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales) General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM, Saturday from 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM, Sunday from 10:00 AM to 02:30 PM
  • Type: Science & Technology, Other
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Gregorio Marañón, República Argentina
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