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  • 140 scientific organisations and networks signed an Open letter to the new EU Commissioner M. Gabriel in order to make the voice of science engagement heard in the programme Horizon

    20 January 2020

    140 organisations and networks from 28 European and associated countries, invited by  ECSITE ( The European network of science centres and museums), signed an  Open letter to the new Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel in order to make the voice of science engagement heard in the next framework programme for […]

  • Any plans for Xmas?

    25 November 2019

    The Natural Science Museum of Barcelona offers you a lot of activities to enjoy without leaving the city during the Christmas holidays, from December 20 to January 11, 2020: Exhibition Monkeys. A primate story Discover how we are related to every other primate and explore how each species has adapted to survive in a wide […]

  • INSTAGRAM CONTEST : “We are Nature” exhibition

    11 October 2019

    What are you doing to improve the health of our planet? Does the growing deterioration of our planet and the state of  climate emergency worry you? Take part in our “We are Nature” Instagram  contest #ActuaSomNatura . Who can take part? All those over the age of 18 can participate. Only one video per participant […]

  • Combined ticket Botanic Garden and Montjuïc Castle

    30 April 2019

    A combined ticket between Botanic Garden and the Montjuïc Castle  is available from April. Spring is here and so it is the combined ticket that allows to visit the Castle of Montjuïc and the Botanic Garden at a reduced fee. The general ticket costs € 7 and the reduced € 4. Memory and nature, historical […]

  • An inspirational encounter: Ecsite Directors Forum 2018

    26 November 2018

    From 14 to 16 November, the Natural Science Museum of Barcelona hosted the Ecsite Directors Forum, where around 70 representatives of the European Network of Science Centres and Museums debated on the mediating role of scientific centres between the public and knowledge in the context of the rise in so-called open science and citizen science […]

  • Ecsite Directors Forum 2018

    13 November 2018

    Science engagement organisations as citizen labs Science engagement organisations are agents of education, teaching and knowledge transfer, as well as places for public scientific discourse. They have the mission to inspire and empower people with science and shape the future of science engagement. They are key actors not only in knowledge generation, but also as […]

  • 3D catalogue of the collections

    6 November 2018

    The 3D catalogue of the Museum’s collections is a virtual catalogue that can be consulted on the Internet. Like the databases of photographs and collections, this catalogue provides access to the Museum’s collections deposited in its Scientific Area in the Ciutadella buildings. Here we present the first catalogue, the 3D Osteological Catalogue , which includes […]

  • II Barcelona Young Neuroscientist Symposium

    13 September 2018

    The Natural Science Museum of Barcelona will host the II Barcelona Young Neuroscientist Symposium (BYNS) on September 13th and 14th. BYNS is a symposium aimed to bring together young neuroscientists from Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain and abroad. PhD students and Postdocs will have the opportunity to present their scientific projects in a relaxed atmosphere. You will be able to […]

  • If NASEVO was music it would be…….

    6 August 2018

    The exhibition #NASEVO, science and essences shows the scientific and creative process of a multisensory artist that unites color and smell through the NAS (nose) object. We would like to go further and  join music with this exhibition. That’s why we invite you to recommend us a song / piece of music that suggests you […]

  • Jorge Wagensberg (Barcelona, 1948-2018)

    15 March 2018

    Jorge Wagensberg, scientist and pioneer of scientific dissemination and museography, passed away on 3 March in Barcelona. He profoundly shaped scientific culture, as he put his bright intelligence, ingenuity and passion for life at its service. Wagensberg, Doctor of Physics at the University of Barcelona, was Professor of Theory of Irreversible Processes at the Faculty […]