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Elder Museum of Science and Technology
Who says that during the holidays you can not learn or have fun with science or technology? This question will be asked by many who visit Dunas Hotels & Resorts and decide to spend a day with the family at the Elder Museum of Science and Technology, in the capital of the island of Gran Canaria.
Many times we use the holidays to rest or sunbathe by the pool or the seashore. But many understand holidays in another way, and learning and playing is one of them, especially if you visit us as a family. For all of them we are talking today about the Elder Museum of Science and Technology.
The Elder Museum of Science and Technology is an innovative space whose proposals are aimed at broad sectors of the population, both residents and visitors. It has a program of temporary exhibitions and a permanent one.
The Elder Museum of Science and Technology of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a must-see center for children of learning age and the general public. The objective of this museum is to serve as a translator of the language of scientists to all citizens. Their proposals are aimed at the public of all ages. Bet on the scientific and technological culture based on intelligible communication and participation.
The Museum has an interactive and didactic character. It is dedicated to scientific and technological culture. The Elder Museum of Science and Technology has 4500m2 where you can find exhibition halls full of interactive pieces and modules, workshops to conduct live science, a large-format cinema screening room, a planetarium to get to know the sky and stars, a greenhouse with ecosystems and innovative crops of the Canary Islands, a special room for children and rooms for temporary and monographic exhibitions.
The ground floor, called Tecnos, is dedicated to Technology, with different modules distributed according to the specialties. The first floor is dedicated to Mathematics, Physics and Biology. Also here is the Planetarium, the Wave Dome and the cetacean area of the Canaries next to the science workshop, where different experimental activities are carried out for the public.
On the second floor there are temporary exhibitions, and it is also where 3D cinema is located. Here many of the conferences and conferences offered at the Elder Museum of Science and Technology take place. On the third floor there is a multivalent space, where varied acts or research of Gran Canaria take place. In addition, here is the library.
Like all interactive centers in the world, it wants to serve as a bridge and translator of the language of scientists to all citizens. Different exhibitions of varied themes are presented: technology, physics, mathematics, astronomy, biology, medicine, geology ... Usually they organize children's or family workshops on weekends.
From Dunas Hotels & Resorts we recommend a visit to the Elder Museum of Science and Technology because it is the ideal plan to enjoy a family day. Interactivity is the main premise of this museum, where everything can be touched. In fact, his motto is "forbidden not to touch".
The Elder Museum of Science and Technology is located in the Santa Catalina Park, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. It opens from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. If you want to consult more information, you can visit his web: www.museoelder.org