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Science Documentation Centre

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Media Library

The Media Libray is temporally closed to public.

The Media Library forms part of the Museum’s Documentation Centre. It holds a selection of books, audio documents and audiovisuals to do with our planet’s biodiversity and geodiversity, suitable for all ages. It also provides access to the sounds archive held in the MCNB Natura Sonora Sounds Library. Through the ‘Sounds on demand’ service you can access Catalonia’s only public database of animal sounds and soundscapes.

Free access

Opening times

  • Tuesday to Friday:
    • from October to February: from 10 to 14 h and 16 to 18 h
    • from March to September: from 10 to 14 h and 16 to 19 h
  • Saturdays, from 10 to 15 h and 16 to 19 h
  • Sundays and holidays, from 10 to 15 h and 16 to 20 h 

Contact

Media Library, Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona
Forum Park
Plaça Leonardo da Vinci 4-5, 08019 Barcelona
Tel. +34 93 256 60 15
mediatecanat@bcn.cat

Media Library membership card

Got your Media Library membership card yet? It’s easy – all you have to do is present your ID and fill in a form, and you can borrow up to five documents for 30 days!

In addition, becoming a member gives you the following advantages:

  • reduced entrance fee to the Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona
  • 5% discount in the Museum shop
  • invitations to all the exhibitions inaugurations 

Bibliographic catalogue

Consultable in the general catalog of the CSIC, from which the Mediateca and the Documentation Centre form part.

To identify documents available in the Documentation Centre, apply the search filter ‘Library / Archive / Provider’ on the right side of the results page and select ‘Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona’. The code ‘B-CienNat’ is featured in each bibliographic entry. Materials belonging to the Media Library are identified with the code ‘MED’.