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Parque Explora

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Closes in 2 min: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Explora Park: Aquarium, Vivarium and Interactive Experiences Admission Ticket
from $9.00*
Explora Park: Aquarium, Vivarium and Interactive Experiences Admission Ticket
from $9.00*
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“science museum”(30 reviews)
“an aquarium”(29 reviews)
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Carrera 52 73-75 | Estación Universidad del Metro de Medellín, Medellin 050003, Colombia
+57 4 5168300
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All reviewsscience museuman aquariuminteractive exhibitsall ageskids and adultsgreat for kidsnice aquariumhands on activitieswe spent hoursbotanical gardensrainy daygreat attractioncouple of hoursnice place to visitlatin americametro stationreptiles
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My trip to Medellin has been one delightful day followed by another. One of the highlights was the Parque Exploration and aquarium. We walked into the aquarium and were surrounded by beautiful sea creatures. Some of the cool fish were the piranha and large fresh...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is cool if you want to learn new things, i stumbled across it by chance but had a great time there!

Thank Emanuel L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to go. The highlight is of course the aquarium, which contains a good number of species, has good presentation, and is scientifically rigorous. This itself pretty much justifies the entry cost. There are a number of other exhibits in a science discovery center...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I went to Parque Explora because a few locals told us it was a must. We LOVED it! It is one of the best museums I’ve been too, even better than some of the Smithsonians! It is very interactive, fun, and educational...More

Thank gpimentel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Parque Explora is a large science museum in downtown Medellin that also has a large freshwater aquarium and vivarium along with hundreds of science exhibits and interactive displays. Spent an afternoon there after going to Parque ARVI for half a day. All the live fish...More

Thank Jeffery S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I definitely recommend checking out Parque Explora. The aquarium is awesome with a lot of indigenous Colombian species, including Piranhas and an Anaconda!

2  Thank Richy W
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

I went with my 4 and 7 years old kids, and they just loved the experience (me and my wife too). Try to arrive early so you can see all of the experiences. This is a must if you travel to Medellin.

1  Thank felipepareja99
Reviewed August 2, 2018

We really loved our visit to Parque Explora. There were lots of exhibits and activities for kids of all ages to participate it. Highly recommended!

1  Thank jfroda
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

It’s a nice place, full of interactive rooms and activities , related with different topics , you can use the cameras to take your photos and send them by email , I recommend the aquarium , the dinosaurs garden , and the media room ,...More

1  Thank nannitaupn
Reviewed July 31, 2018

It is a great place to enjoy science and mind challenges. Going here in group is a plus, so try to go there with your favorite family members or pals.

1  Thank Diego R
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Response from siri h | Reviewed this property |
Just a block, it drops you off right there - super convenient!