The City Council reopens the Natural History Museum with free guided tours

The Natural History Museum opens its doors for schools, families and the general public from next Friday, November 4, until December 17

In response to the great demand of the public and educational centers, the City Council of Torrevieja, through its Department of Culture, and the Ars Creatio Cultural Association open the Museum of Natural History for educational centers, families and the general public from next Friday, November 4, until December 17 with a total of 50 free guided tours.

The guided visits are financed by the Miguel Hernández University in this year in which it celebrates its 25th Anniversary and are included in the program of the XIV Science Week "25 years UMH", organized by Ars Creatio and the UMH, always with the collaboration of the City Council of Torrevieja.

The Museum of Natural History, located on Avenida Estación s/n, will open on Wednesday and Friday mornings for educational centers in two shifts (at 10:00 and 11:30), and at various weekend hours. week, from Friday afternoon, Saturday morning and Sunday morning for families and the general public who have previously registered. Specifically, the opening days are:

For educational centers: November 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 and 30, and December 2, 14 and 16

For families and the general public: November 5, 11, 12, 20, 25, and 26, and December 3, 4, 9, 10, 17, and 18.

A maximum of 30 people will be admitted in each group.

After more than eight years closed, the museum managed to open itself punctually in September of this year and last year through Ars Creatio and the Educational and Interactive Museum of Vega Baja (MUDIC) on the occasion of the European Night of Researchers , and after numerous requests from the population, the City Council and Ars Creatio have managed to open it again, this time with 50 free guided tours scheduled between the months of November and December.

The Torrevieja Natural History Museum contains specimens of Mammals, Ornithology, Herpetology, Ichthyology, Marine Invertebrates and Malacology. Thus, for example, we will find skeletons of bottlenose and striped dolphins, whales, collections of original nests (abandoned after the breeding period) and replica eggs of a total of 17 species of birds typical of the area, loggerhead turtles, marine molluscs from the Mediterranean Sea collected over the years on the coast of Torrevieja, as well as donations from particularly relevant individuals and several "jewels" inside claimed by museums in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia.

Registration through the QR code on the poster or by clicking here: