Museo de Ciencias, Caracas

Museo de Ciencias, Caracas (must see)

Museo de Ciencias opened in 1875 and is the richest museum in the city. The building was designed in the Neoclassic style and holds collections from a variety of fields, including archaeology, paleontology, mineralogy, ethnography and others. Apart from being an exhibition venue, the museum is also an educational center where families can come with their children to learn more about natural science.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm; Saturday - Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm

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Museo de Ciencias on Map

Sight Name: Museo de Ciencias
Sight Location: Caracas, Venezuela
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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Walking Tours in Caracas, Venezuela

Create Your Own Walk in Caracas

Create Your Own Walk in Caracas

Creating your own self-guided walk in Caracas is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Caracas Introduction Walk

Caracas Introduction Walk

Apart from being a commercial and cultural center of Venezuela, the capital city Caracas is known internationally as the final resting place of South American liberator Simón Bolívar, who's buried here at the National Pantheon. This and other notable attractions of Caracas, such as the Caracas Cathedral, Palacio de Miraflores and more, make up this city orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 Km or 2.2 Miles
Caracas Museums Tour

Caracas Museums Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles
Architectural Jewels

Architectural Jewels

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Top Religious Buildings

Top Religious Buildings

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles