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Your Helpful Guide to Visiting Principe Felipe Science Museum | Timings, Location, Tips & More

Principe Felipe Science Museum | Visitor Information At A Glance

Principe Felipe Science Museum
  • What are the Principe Felipe Science Museum opening hours?
    During the low season, the museum is open from 10 AM to 6 PM on Monday to Thursday and from 10 AM to 7 PM on Friday to Sunday. 
  • In the high season, from 24 June to 10 September, the museum operates daily from 10 AM to 9 PM. 
  • Where is the Principe Felipe Science Museum located?
    The Principe Felipe Science Museum is located at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Avenida del Profesor López Piñero, 7, 46013 Valencia, Spain. Get directions.
  • How many entrances does the Principe Felipe Science Museum have?
    The museum has one main entrance.
  • How many visitors does the Principe Felipe Science Museum see per year?
    The Principe Felipe Science Museum hosts approximately 1.3 million visitors annually.

Principe Felipe Science Museum Opening Hours 

The opening hours vary depend on the season

Low Season:

2nd January- 30th June: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

17th September - 30th December: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Peak Season:

1st July - 16th September: 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Last Entry: 1 hour before closing. The exhibition halls will be cleared 30 minutes before closing.

Closure: The museum is closed on December 25th.

What's The Best Time to Visit Principe Felipe Science Museum? 

The Principe Felipe Science Museum offers unique experiences in the off-season (January to mid-June and mid-September to December) and peak season (mid-June to mid-September). Off-season includes fewer crowds and a more intimate visit, while peak season offers vibrant, extended hours but can be busier. Your choice depends on your crowd preference and the duration of your visit.

Opt for weekdays, especially Tuesday to Thursday, for a quieter and less crowded experience at the museum. Weekdays see fewer visitors, providing ample space to explore exhibits and interact with displays. Mornings are particularly tranquil, allowing you to enjoy the museum at your own pace. On weekends, the museum is livelier but can also be busier, leading to longer queues and a more bustling atmosphere. Consider a weekday morning excursion to the Principe Felipe Science Museum for a relaxed and immersive visit.

Where is Principe Felipe Science Museum Located?

Principe Felipe Science Museum

Address: Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Avenida del Profesor López Piñero, 7, 46013 Valencia, Spain

Find On Map

The museum is part of the stunning City of Arts and Sciences complex in Valencia's heart.

Closest Landmark: The City of Arts and Sciences, right next to the museum.

Getting to the Principe Felipe Science Museum in Valencia

Principe Felipe Science Museum

By Public Transportation

By Bus: Take the Number 19 bus from Plaza del Ayuntamiento (right side of the square, facing Estacio Nord station) or the Number 95 bus from Calle Pintor Lopez (opposite side of the road from the riverbed, near Plaza del Virgen).

By Metro: Take the Green Line (L5) from Xativa (outside Estacio del Nord train station) to Alameda metro station.

By Bicycle: Valencia has a bike-friendly infrastructure. You can rent bikes from various points in the city and cycle to the museum.

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By Car

If you prefer to travel by car, you can reach the Principe Felipe Science Museum by following the route along Av. de Jacinto Benavente from Valencia, Spain. The journey typically takes around 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 7 kilometres. This option provides the convenience of a shorter travel time, allowing you to access the museum easily.

Parking Facilities

Here are some nearby parking facilities: 




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  • Dining (cafeteria, canteen, restaurant)
  • Shopping (book and gift shop)
  • Cloakrooms
  • Toilets
  • Public phones
  • ATMs
  • Rest Areas
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  • Wheelchair access includes ramps and elevators for easy movement.
  • Accessible restrooms
  • Braille and tactile information is provided for visitors who need it.
  • Assistive Listening Devices are available for those with hearing impairments.
  • Service animals are welcome
  • Designated parking spaces are reserved for disabled visitors.
  • Trained personnel to assist visitors as needed.
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  • Interactive exhibits that engage children with hands-on displays covering various scientific topics.
  • Check for workshops or activities tailored for young learners.
  • Look for kid-friendly guides or activities provided by the museum.
  • Convenient changing facilities for families with young children.
  • The cafes and restaurants offer a variety of food options suitable for different tastes and ages.
  • There are stroller-friendly areas to ensure easy navigation with young ones in strollers.
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  • No Running: Visitors are advised not to run within the museum premises.
  • No Touching of Artefacts: Avoid touching exhibits unless interactive displays permit.
  • No Food or Drinks in Exhibits: Consume food and drinks only in designated areas.
  • No Pets Allowed: Service animals excepted, pets are not permitted.
  • No Smoking: Smoking is prohibited inside the museum.
  • No Littering: Dispose of trash in designated bins.
  • Respect Security Measures: Comply with any security protocols and instructions from staff.
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  • Arrive Early: Beat the crowds by arriving in the morning when the museum opens.
  • Interactive Participation: Engage with the hands-on exhibits for an immersive experience.
  • Take Breaks: Utilize rest areas and cafeterias to rest and recharge during your visit.
  • Ask Questions: Don't hesitate to approach museum staff for information or clarification.
  • Stay Hydrated: Bring water, especially during warmer months, to stay refreshed.
  • Comfortable Footwear: Wear comfortable shoes for exploring the museum's various exhibits.
  • Bring a Camera: Capture memorable moments, but check for any photography restrictions.
  • Check for Family-Friendly Activities: If visiting with children, look for special programs or workshops.
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There are cafes and restaurants within the City of Arts and Sciences complex where you can enjoy meals and refreshments.

Here are some nearby dining options: 

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There are several hotels in Valencia for those planning an extended visit.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Visiting Principe Felipe Science Museum in Valencia

How do I book tickets to visit the Principe Felipe Science Museum?

You can book tickets online in advance or purchase them at the museum's ticket counters. Booking online is recommended for a hassle-free, seamless experience.

What are Principe Felipe Science Museum opening hours?

The museum is generally open from 10 AM to 7 PM from Monday to Sunday. However, during the high season, from 24 June to 10 September, the museum operates daily from 10 AM to 9 PM.

What is the best time to visit Principe Felipe Science Museum?

Weekdays, especially Tuesday to Thursday, and mornings are less crowded. Winter months are also less busy.

How much time does it take to visit Principe Felipe Science Museum?

Plan for at least 2 to 3 hours to explore the main exhibits, but you can spend more time if you want a detailed experience.

Where is Principe Felipe Science Museum located?

It's located at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Avenida del Profesor López Piñero, 7, 46013 Valencia, Spain.

What is the best way to get to Principe Felipe Science Museum?

The easiest way is by taking the Green Line (L5) from Xativa (outside Estacio del Nord train station) to Alameda metro station or by using multiple bus lines that connect to the City of Arts and Sciences. Taxis and bicycles are also convenient options.

Is Principe Felipe Science Museum wheelchair accessible?

It is wheelchair accessible, with ramps, elevators, and accessible restrooms.

What are some of the accessibility features in place at Principe Felipe Science Museum?

The museum offers priority access, reserved parking, assistive devices, and more for visitors with disabilities.

Is there a dress code to be followed at Principe Felipe Science Museum?

There is no specific dress code, but comfortable attire and shoes are recommended for museum exploration.

Are prams allowed in the Principe Felipe Science Museum?

Prams are allowed, and you can borrow them from the Help Desk.

Is photography permitted inside the Principe Felipe Science Museum?

Photography for personal use is generally allowed, but flash photography, tripods, and selfie sticks are prohibited in certain areas or during special exhibitions.

Is there a cloakroom at Principe Felipe Science Museum?

Yes, there is a cloakroom where you can securely store your belongings.

Are strollers/wheelchairs available at Principe Felipe Science Museum?

Yes, visitors can use strollers as well as wheelchairs. The availability is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Can I bring food and drinks to Principe Felipe Science Museum?

Outside food and beverages are prohibited, but on-site cafes and restaurants are available.