Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe

The Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe (Valencian: Museu de les Ciències Príncep Felip, Spanish: Museo de las Ciencias Príncipe Felipe, Anglicised as "Príncipe Felipe/Prince Philip Science Museum") is an important visitor attraction in Valencia, Spain. It forms part of the City of Arts and Sciences, and can be found at the end of Luis García Berlanga street. Its director is Spanish science writer and television personality, Manuel Toharia.

Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe
Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe
Museo Príncipe Felipe, Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Valencia, España, 2014-06-29, DD 56.JPG
External view of the museum
LocationCity of Arts and Sciences - Valencia, (Spain)
TypeScience museum
CuratorGeneralitat Valenciana
WebsiteMuseum website

The building was designed by Santiago Calatrava and was built by a joint venture of Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas and Necso.[1] It opened on 13 November 2000. It is over 40,000 square meters in area and resembles the skeleton of a whale.

Everything in the museum is graphically displayed[clarification needed]: recent exhibitions have included subjects as diverse as spy science, climate change, the human body and biometrics.

Foucault's Pendulum in the museum.


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Coordinates: 39°27′27.36″N 0°21′13.35″W / 39.4576000°N 0.3537083°W / 39.4576000; -0.3537083