Principia is an interactive science centre which sets out to explain science and technology to the public in an entertaining way without losing any of the rigour of its contents. The science centre PRINCIPIA is organised around various areas:
Interactive Science Museum Malaga Principia
Tomás Hormiqo Hall: There are over 60 interactive modules with which you can understand the fundamentals of much phenomena produced by nature.
Faraday Hall: Here live experiments are carried out in electrostatics, mechanics, optics, chemistry…to enjoy and study science in a different way.
Planetarium: There are more than one thousand two hundred stars in the constellations we can see in the sky or in the southern hemisphere. Here we can reproduce for you the skies in any part of the world at any time of the year.
Astronomical Observatory: Located in the terrace of the Principia science centre, from this moveable dome of 3.5 metres in diameter you can observe the most outstanding celestial bodies.
Unicaja – Principia Video Library: The Unicaja Bank´s Social Work Programme and Principia Science Centre have made available to the public the Unicaja Documentary Fund Ronda Scientific Films, made up of over 1,200 videos which can be viewed and consulted in the Principia Centre.
Additional Info: Every month astronomy observations are carried out from the observatory terrace with the collaboration of the Agrupación Astronómica de Málaga “Sirio” ( Astronomy Association of Málaga ), open to the public and free of charge.
Museo Interactivo de Ciencia Málaga Principia / Interactive Science Museum Málaga Principia
Address: Avda. Luis Buńuel 6, 29011 Málaga
Tel.: 952 07 04 81
Open: Monday – Friday: 9,30 h-14,00 h; 17,00 h 20,00 h; Saturdays: 10,00 h 14,00 h
Prices: Adult: 2 €; Group: 1,5 €