frequently asked questions

What types of events can be held at Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències?

The Hemisfèric, the Museu de les Ciències, the Umbracle, and the outdoor areas around the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències have spaces where you can hold conferences and conventions, company meetings, awards ceremonies, product debuts, elegant parties, dinners, cocktail parties and receptions, press conferences, exclusive company sessions, etc.

Is there an exclusive list of approved providers?

In the City of Arts and Sciences we do not have exclusivity, however it is necessary to contact the Acts and Events Area to provide them with the rules for the provision of services.

How can I reserve one of the complex's spaces?

You can reserve any of our spaces by emailing

Reservations will be made considering the availability of the different spaces.

Is it necessary to visit the spaces before making a reservation?

For organizational purposes, we feel it is a good idea to make a visit to see the spaces before confirming any event. Doing so will allow you to get to know the facilities beforehand and determine the best space and equipment for each event.

Is audiovisual equipment included in the rates?

Audiovisual equipment is included in the Santiago Grisolía Auditorium and in the multi-purpose room at the Museu de les Ciències, as well as in the cinema room at the Hemisfèric.

When and how is payment to be made?

Once the event is confirmed, to make the effective reservation of the venue, the Client must sign the corresponding budget together with the reservation document and make the payment of 50% of the budgeted amount. The remaining 50% will be made by the Client fifteen days before the start date of the event.

Can stands or other structures be set up in the rented spaces?

Stands can be set up at the Ciutat de les Arts i les Ciències facilities in areas set aside for said purposes, always taking into account the space conditions and event requirements.

What are the fees for parking for clients and suppliers?

PROVIDER / SUBCONTRACTOR PARKING FEES: Minimum fee = € 2.30 / day.

PARKING FEE FOR CARS AND BUSSES: All relative information can be found on the general parking fees page of our website,

How much time can buses be on site without the parking fee being charged?

Maximum of 15 minutes.

Is the night rate applicable to everyone in the same way?

It is required to pay the maximum daily fee for providers and subcontractors in order to spend the night in the parking area.

PARKING AREA CAPACITY: 20 buses - 367 cars on the upper floor and 323 on the lower floor.