National Museum of Natural Sciences

After the extraordinary reception by visitors, the National Museum of Natural Sciences (MNCN-CSIC) has decided to extend the exhibition “Oceans: the last wild territory” until next January 14, 2018.

The exhibition, which has already been visited by about 150,000 people, occupies the central room of the museum, with 1,000m2, and includes a tour of images of the ocean floor, replicas of marine animals, CSIC research work, stereoscopic 3D images, interactive screens, photocall area, souvenir shop, and a large immersive curved screen projection, completing a visit of approximately 90 minutes.

The deadline for school visits reopened

The National Museum of Natural Sciences has also reopened the deadline for organizing school visits to the exhibition until the middle of next January. In them, school groups made up of a minimum of 12 students and a maximum of 28 will be able to enjoy various workshops and activities.

For kindergarten students, as well as first and second grade, the MNCN is committed to workshops that bring children closer to the reality of marine animals. Likewise, they will be able to enjoy the children’s circuit ‘Immerse yourself in the depths’ which consists of an interactive tour adapted in a playful and participatory way to visit the exhibition.

On the other hand, students from the third year of primary school will be able to enjoy a guided tour that consists of resources to facilitate the understanding of the contents.

Visiting days and hours

The days established for the guided visits/workshops for educational centers are from Tuesday to Friday, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. There are no fixed days for these activities but it is reserved according to the demand and availability of the museum.

Those interested in attending the exhibition should contact the department for arranging visits, by email [email protected] / [email protected] or by phone, by calling 915646169/914111328 (extension 1165) from 09:00 to 14:00 from Monday to Friday.

About Oceans

Oceans: the exhibition. The Last Wild Territory is an eminently audiovisual educational exhibition based on the filming material of the documentary Oceans, seen by more than 12 million people in 40 countries around the world.

To carry out this magnificent work of documentary cinema, 7 years of work were necessary, with a team of 500 people, in 75 expeditions around the planet and with a budget of more than 50 million euros. The result is the most beautiful and spectacular ocean images ever shot.

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