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El Museu Blau (the Blue Museum)

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Address: Leonardo da Vinci Square, 4-5 | Fòrum Park, 08019 Barcelona, Spain
Phone Number: 93 256 60 02
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National Museum of Natural Sciences of Catalonia

National Museum of Natural Sciences of Catalonia, free admission on Sundays, blows your mind away with the special effects and sound to light systems really good for children, put... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Billinge, Lancashire
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Billinge, Lancashire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

National Museum of Natural Sciences of Catalonia, free admission on Sundays, blows your mind away with the special effects and sound to light systems really good for children, put in your dairy for a wet Sunday, a must for children and adults.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Great if you have kids. Not so much for amusement but excellent for knowledge. Takes time to explore but children will leave a little bit wiser. Dont hesitate to take kids there even if the trip is just for fun.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Very interesting architecture from outside. Inside is a bit too dark sometimes. A very modern and rich museum mainly aiming at knowlegable adults.

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Noida, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

go for it if you are in Barcelona. so historical and old museum in the centre of this wonderful city. go for it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Went there with 2 kids of 2 and 5. It was less accessible for the small one but the older one had a great time! I did as well! Great temporary exhibition about venenus animals: snake, spiders and others! I recommend on a rainy day!

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The Blue Museum was definitely the highlight of our trip. The collection is very interesting. The museum is divided into sections where each one represents an era on earth. You move through the eras in increasing order of years until you reach the animals, plants, and rocks sections at the end. All sections contain these display tables with models of... More 

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The best part of the museum was the dangerous snakes, spiders and frogs sections. Unfortunately didn't get to see the other bits as got there too late and they had already closed that area of the museum but definitely a good natural science musem.

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Zagreb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

one of best we saw. we had well spent 3-4 hours with little break on the docks. there are a lot of (old) stuffed animals and very good rock collection. if you like natural museums you must visit this one. also, very few people was inside during our visit, so that was very nice (for us, not museum), and you... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The museum is not very big and not very rich. The builiding , itself, is far more interesting and beautiful.

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Lingfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The main exhibits are based on the development of the earth and it's geology and life. Some interesting audio-visual displays, and I liked the dark interior. Our family all enjoyed the special exhibition about the world's most poisonous creatures, 50 of them on live display. Curious that there were no exhibits from Australia.

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