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Centro Cultural Alfa

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Address: Roberto Gaza Sada 1000 | Colonia Veredalta, Monterrey 66270, Mexico
Phone Number: 52-8-3565696
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Tue - Fri 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Description: This huge and dramatic multi-theater complex features IMAX (super-wide...
This huge and dramatic multi-theater complex features IMAX (super-wide) movie presentations.
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This place is another landmark in the metro area of Monterrey, built by Alfa one of the biggest corporate businesses in Mexico it is now run by the government. Maybe now is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Monterrey, Mexico

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Houston, Texas
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This Museum has a long tradition on Monterrey, it is used to be one of the main attractions for locals and tourist. Now it is a nice science museum with two permanent exhibition (A look inside your body and Old Mexicans) and two temporarily exhibitions that usually changes every six months. We were lucky to see an exhibition about Leonardo... More 

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Boston, MA
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Loved the peacocks and walking trails. Lots of things for younger children, but I'm spoiled by first class museums in Boston, so was not overly impressed with the content of the exhibits. We did an IMAX show about space exploration and NASA, which was interesting.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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69 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This place is another landmark in the metro area of Monterrey, built by Alfa one of the biggest corporate businesses in Mexico it is now run by the government. Maybe now is a little run down, but it still has great activities, fun things to do for all family and the only IMAX Theater in Monterrey. Good place to spend... More 

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USA
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813 reviews
256 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 467 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This place reminds me when I was in elementary school and they used to take us as field trips. Nothing really has changed, the place seems a little old, well maintained but still old with some good expositions but not really frequented by people interested in science just in taking some selfies. It is ok to visit if you do... More 

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San Pedro
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

They handle interesting exhibitions during the year + the chance of the mega screen. The place is located with a privileged view, great service and it's a pretty good idea to introduce children to science and somehow nature as per adjacent gardens in this cool and nice place where playing can learn.

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north east mexico
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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

really liked the expos, my little girl enjoyed the interaction with some of the activities they had about the human body, they had probably 4 different things, and the IMAX movies, my daughter liked the best, one about butterflies and another about coral reefs i'would not plan to be there for more than 1/2 day, but the kids should really... More 

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Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

If you are visiting Monterrey the Alfa cultural center is a nice place to go, especially for children, because of the interactive scientific games and the omnimax films (extra fee). Besides, the building is looking the Sierra Madre with beautiful views.

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Great place to visit but there wasnt much to it. My favorite part was the outside area with the peacocks, birds and ducks. Sometimes they show documentaries and they have a few exhibits, some of which are hands on. Good place to bring kids for the day!

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monterrey
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

The museum was practically empty. We had a great time playing at the since exhibit. Adults and children can learn playing. The movie theater is great since you can watch science movies projected in a round screen.

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

I've been here to see the Rufino Tamayo stained glass window, a huge panel that depicts the cosmos, it's beautiful and worth a visit. Also I've been here to see IMAX movies, it's great as long as you don't get too many screaming kids.

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