Parque de las Ciencias

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Parque de las Ciencias
Luis A. Ferré
Location Bayamón, PR
Coordinates 18° 24′ 36″ N, 66° 9′ 37″ W
Area 42 acres (169968 m2)
Founder Ramon Luis Rivera
Operated by Bayamón Municipality
Open January 10, 2016
Status Open

Parque de las Ciencias Luis A. Ferré is an educational and recreational park located in Bayamón, Puerto Rico focused on science-related exhibitions. It is one of multiple touristic attractions inaugurated under the leadership of longtime mayor Ramon Luis Rivera and is named in honor of former Governor of Puerto Rico Luis A. Ferré. The park closed for renovations on February, 2011.[1] It reopened on January 10, 2016 after renovations at the cost of eleven million dollars.[2]

Park features[edit]

Some of the main features of the park are a natural observatory set on a hill at 285 feet (87m) above sea level, a zoo, and an artificial lake. It also features exhibitions of archaeology, space exploration, transportation, science and health, among many others.

The park also includes parks dedicated to late comedian José Miguel Agrelot and child entertainer Joaquín Monserrat ("Pacheco").

The park occupies 42 acres (17 ha) and connects with several main highways.

As of January 2016, the prices are:

Adults: $10
Kids (2-12): $8
Elderly (65+): $5
People with disabilities: $5

Some attractions such as the Mini Golf, Bungee Trampoline, Cups, Carousel, and Human Gyroscope have additional costs.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Nueva Vida en el Parque de las Ciencias de Bayamón". Retrieved 9 January 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Reabre el Parque de las Ciencias como "alternativa económica"". Retrieved 9 January 2016. 

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Coordinates: 18°24′36″N 66°09′37″W / 18.41000°N 66.16028°W / 18.41000; -66.16028