Museums/Caves

ciencia divertida CIENCIA DIVERTIDA, BENALMADENA

Listed in: Education, Education Services, Indoor Fun, Museums/Caves, Parties, Venues

Benalmadena Ciencia Divertida is a subsidiary of Planeta Explora, which is based inside Tivoli park, and works with children aged 3 to 17. It aims to use fun hands-on science experiments to teach and entertain children attending their holiday camps and workshops in their Benalmadena museum as well as teach and entertain children at private parties outside of the classroom environment. The holiday club activities run throughout the year outside of term time and are …… More information

TEL: (00 34) 697 141 657 | EMAIL: german@cienciadivertida.es | WEBSITE: www.planetaexplora.com

planeta explorer PLANETA EXPLORA MUSEUM, BENALMADENA

Listed in: Activities & Kids Clubs, Education, Education Services, Indoor Fun, Museums/Caves

This a new hands-on museum concept located inside Tivoli World. Planeta Explora offers themed days, cultural weeks and shows for groups, clubs or school trips of children aged 3 to 17, with activities adapted for each age group. It teaches kids in an educational but fun way about the body, nutrition, science, space, the weather, the planet and involves workshops, crafts, activities and experiments. The museum houses various rooms where children are encouraged to take …… More information

TEL: (00 34) 697 141 657 | EMAIL: german@cienciadivertida.es | WEBSITE: www.planetaexplora.com

AULA DEL MAR, MALAGA

Listed in: Indoor Fun, Malaga, MARINAS, Museums/Caves

The Marine Centre in Malaga was set up in 1989 to focus on all types of marine life in the Alboran Sea. There are two areas – exhibition area with various marine life on display and a research/workshop area for educational purposes.

LOCATION: Muelle Uno,  Malaga

CAC MUSEO, MALAGA

Listed in: Indoor Fun, Museums/Caves

Centro de Arte Contemporaneo (Centre of Contemporary Art) is a cultural initiative from the city of Malaga to promote visual art in the 20th and 21st century. It has various exhibitions and events throughout the year, including children’s theatre workshops.

LOCATION:  Calle Alemania, Malaga

CASA MUSEO, MIJAS

Listed in: Indoor Fun, Museums/Caves

Mijas Council opened the museum in the mid 1990s to show the history of this white village in the mountains. It is open daily from 10am – 2pm and 5pm – 8pm. Admission is free

LOCATION: Plaza de la Libertad, Mijas Pueblo

CUEVA DE LA PILETA, RONDA

Listed in: Indoor Fun, Museums/Caves

This cave was discovered in 1905 in the mountainous region of Ronda in the municipality of Benaojan. The importance of the paintings here meant it was declared a National Monument in 1924. There are large spaces, a cyrstal lake and the Great Chasm looking into the abyss at the bottom. The oldest paintings are animals and signs first dating back to 30,000BC. Tickets are between €5-€8.

LOCATION: 5km along the MA501 to Benaojan out of Ronda.

CUEVA DEL GATO

Listed in: Indoor Fun, Museums/Caves

This cave is located in the Grazalema Natural Park and is an underground river tour. It is one of the most important caves in Andalucia with lakes, potholes and waterfalls. It has a slope of minus 219m and covers a distance of 4.5km north to south flowing into the River Guadiaro. It’s a lovely day even just outside the cave entrance.

LOCATION: The south entrance is reached on the Ronda to Benaojan road about 15km west of Ronda.

GIBRALTAR MUSEUM

Listed in: Indoor Fun, Museums/Caves

Ever wondered what Gibraltar looked like 30,000 years ago? Or want to learn more about the Great Siege? The Gibraltar Museum chronicles some of the major historical events that have taken place in Gibraltar through its varied history. It is open Monday to Friday 10am – 6pm and Saturday 10am – 2pm. Entrance is €2 for adults and €1 for children under 12. Under 5′s are free.

LOCATION: Bomb House Lane, Gibraltar.

MALAGA CF MUSEUM AND TOUR

Listed in: Indoor Fun, Museums/Caves

The museum and tour for Malaga Football Club is open on Monday to Wednesday from 10am until 7pm and Thursday to Saturday from 3pm – 7pm. Closed on Sundays and home match days. The ticket office closes at 6.30pm.  Cost is €8 for adults and €4 for under 18s.

LOCATION: La Rosaleda, Paseo Martiricos, Malaga

MUSEO AUTOMOVILISTICO DE MALAGA

Listed in: Indoor Fun, Museums/Caves

This automobile museum includes an extraordinary collection presented in thematic areas which present the different styles of vehicles through the twentieth century. There are a variety of models such as Hispao, Bugatti, Rolls Royce, Bentley, Jaguar, Mercedes and Ferrari. There is an ecomuseum to educate youngsters and also a Rent-a-Car service. Admission is €6 (general) or €9 for a guided tour or €3 for children under 6 years. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am – 7pm.

LOCATION: Edificio Tabacalera, Avenida Sor Teresa Prat 15, Malaga.