Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe

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El Museo de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe
Museo de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe
Foucault's Pendulum
Foucault's Pendulum in the museum

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 Calle Luis García Berlanga. Its director is Spanish science writer and television personality, Manuel Toharia.

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.


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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