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El Museu Blau (the Blue Museum)

Leonardo da Vinci Square, 4-5 | Fòrum Park, 08019 Barcelona, Spain
93 256 60 02
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Ranked #80 of 350 Attractions in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Zagreb
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42 reviews 42 reviews
36 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

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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7 attraction reviews
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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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Bristol
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11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

As my son said its like going into the Millenium Falcon as you walk in underneath. Our 5 year old was free and as he was with us it was even cheaper. With the special exhibition it was €10 for the 3 of us. The special exhibition was the most venimous creatures on the planet with 50 live ones. This... More

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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is wonderful if you're staying in the Maresme area or close to the Diagonal Mar shopping centre. It is a great natural science museum with some very interesting exhibits. Visited when there was a special exhibition on the most poisonouse animals in the world - with live exhibits. My sons were absolutely captivated. Staff wonderful. Facilities clean and welcoming.... More

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Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Huge place with interesting things for kids to learn about-from historic stones and animals to temporary exhibition.we got to snakes and amphibians display.place is huge so calculate some 2-3h there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

I had a Barcelona Card to see all the local attractions. Since this museum was next door to our hotel we decided to check it out. It is a huge structure with nothing spectacular about it. It was dark inside and two staff members in dark clothing standing by a dark wall scared us as we were walking around looking... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

If you have any interest in natural sciences this place is well worth a visit. It gives extensive coverage of the evolution of animals and man with lots of hands-on displays and plenty of skeletons. We also found the sections on geology and the formation of the universe extremely well done. The exhibitions are well laid out with English language... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Very reasonable entry fee and good facilities. Educational and particularly liked the geology exhibit.

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Hadera, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

It was definitely a pleasant surprise. The exhibitions are comprehensive interesting, with massive use of interactive flat-screen displays and projectors. There are workshops for kids too. If one is interested in natural history, this place concentrates lot's of information presented in interesting way.

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