Museo de las Ciencias celebrates its 6th anniversary with around 18 million visitors.

Nov 11, 2006

 Around 18 million people have visited the Museo de las Ciencias since it was opened to the public on 13th November 2000. Coinciding with its sixth anniversary, the Museum is this weekend hosting the annul meeting of the Board of Directors of the Spanish Association of Scientific Communication.
Museo de las Ciencias celebrates its 6th anniversary with around 18 million visitors.

 

Throughout those six years, the Museo de las Ciencias has hosted numerous interactive exhibitions, activities of all kinds, educational workshops, scientific animations, publications for all publics and has collaborated with the main scientific museums in the world, all of which has had huge public backing.
Grand exhibition such as “Towards the Cosmos” and “Life and Genome” have brought themes such as the exploration of the universe or the origin of life closer to a wide audience, who have also been able to enjoy free activities and conference cycles dedicated to astronomy and other freely available subjects and even to witness live scientific experiments.
Moreover, with the holding of the annual meeting of the Spanish Association of Scientific Communication, the Museo de las Ciencias in Valencia becomes the seat of scientific communication over these days. This body, formerly known as the Spanish Association of Scientific Journalists, will be presenting a new stage in their development which involves opening up not only to scientific journalists but also to educators and scientific communicators.