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Museu de la Ciencia i de la Tecnica de Catalunya

Rambla d"Egara 270, 08221 Terrassa, Spain
+34 937 36 89 66
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We came here on purpose, to see the Leonardo da Vinci special exhibition. The collection was nice... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
rpicos
via mobile
A fascinating museum on the history of technology

As the museum is in a former textile mill, it is logical that its main thrust is the production of... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
The3ofus60614
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Chicago, Illinois
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The Museu de la Ciència i de la Tècnica de Catalunya (mNACTEC) is the national museum aimed to foster the knowledge of science, technological evolution and industrialization in Catalonia. Among its objectives, there is the preservation of industrial heritage, to communicate the technical and scientific advances and to make them accessible to society. As well, it aims to foster the knowledge on the industrialization of Catalonia through the joint work of various museums and heritage centers all over the country.
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  • Average4%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 14:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rambla d"Egara 270, 08221 Terrassa, Spain
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+34 937 36 89 66
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We came here on purpose, to see the Leonardo da Vinci special exhibition. The collection was nice, but most of the artifacts were look-only and no touching allowed. This, going with children, is stressful for parents and children alike. The rest of the collections were...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

As the museum is in a former textile mill, it is logical that its main thrust is the production of textile, from the coal for the steam engine through finishing. One sees the machinery used in all phases. Yet, there's more, one being the history...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Lots of interactive fun things to do and touch or play wirh. Especially good for kids and adults with curious minds. Some of the exhibits went in perfect condition or went working correctly, but still entertaining.

Thank Amir S
Reviewed 5 April 2015

This beautiful former textile factory (built in the Modernist style) is well worth a visit for anyone with an interest in fabric, factories and factory workers, or "things Catalan". Terrassa was once a major textile city and had the good sense to work some of...More

1  Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We visited the museum on a Sunday afternoon (first Sunday of the month is free) and were surprised at how big it was. There was a special exhibition on nanotechnology and another one on computers and all information was available in English. What we really...More

1  Thank PoisonedIvy
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