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Citta della Scienza

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Address: Via Coroglio 57, 80124, Naples, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 081 735 2220
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

The Science Centre of Citta della Scienza is the first Italian interactive...

The Science Centre of Citta della Scienza is the first Italian interactive science museum, a place for experimentation, learning, entertaining; to meeting and to build a constructive dialogue with science and technology.

Science centres are very popular in Europe (where network ECSITE includes about 450) and in the world. They are places to visit, to learn about science places of cultural tourism, whose exhibition philosophy is based on interactivity and direct natural phenomena and technologies experimentation.

Citta della Scienza’s Science Centre is an important tool for education and dissemination of scientific culture through exhibitions, meetings with scientists, campaigns and activities to promote science and technology, projects connecting science and society at national, European and international dimension .

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Wonderful staff, interesting for children

A bit difficult to find, this site has a lot to offer. We went on a weekend and the staff was genuine, helpful and great with children. The aquatic touch tank was a big hit with... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2016
Bill R
Toronto, Canada
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This was actually quite a nice oasis in the middle of a very run down and sad side of Naples. We took the R7 bus that drops you very close to it, you just need to continue down the road 150 metres or so. When we went they were still building the new planetarium and human body exhibition and they... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

A bit difficult to find, this site has a lot to offer. We went on a weekend and the staff was genuine, helpful and great with children. The aquatic touch tank was a big hit with many of the little kids as the staff explained each aquatic animal. The site is recovering from an fire incident in 2013 so many... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We had a good time at this science museum. It is not large, however it is well done. Has some English explanations both written and in audio form. The touch tank was nice. Lots of interactive displays and the science was spot on. This is a great place for kids of all ages to have fun and learn about science.... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Very disappointing. Despite the website saying that it was open on Sunday, after a long metro ride and 20 minute walk, it was closed!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2012

7 euros entry. built on an old industrial area that was squashed mostly by fighter command in ww2, this place has been laid out really well. geared clearly towards schoolchildren, but cool for adults too. there is a fab section seismology- spelt wrong and volcanoes. there is a young fellow there who-a speaks-a de engerlish ok. i went in a... More 

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