MUNCYT (Museo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología) - formally known as CosmoCaixa - is always a sure hit with the kids, its a science museum, and almost 100% interactive. Locatedon the outskirts of the northerly suburb of Alcobendas, just a short bus trip from Plaza Castilla. Here activity rooms show how natures laws work and how matter evolves from atomic structure into the most complex forms of life. Note that to participate in the workshops, Clik, Toca Toca and Planeta Burbuja you need to book in advance and pay separately from the museum entry fee.
Last Sunday of the month entrance is free excluding the special activities.
Open to the public: Tues to Sun from 10am to 8pm
Closed Mondays and Christmas, Reyes and New Year.
C/ Pintor Velázquez, s/n 28100 Alcobendas (Madrid) Tel. 91 484 52 00 Line 10 MetroNorte Station: Marqués de la Valdavia Exit: Paseo de la Chopera: from Pza. Castilla bus no. 157 is best (bus stops 3 mins away from Museum) 151, 152, 153, 154 From Canillejas: 827
"This was recommended by Donall aged 5! He has been twice with his school and talked none stop about how much fun it was!"