Parque Explora, Medellin

Currently Open [Closes at 06:30 pm]
  • Address: Cra. 53 #7375, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia, Medellin
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +57-45168300
  • Ticket Price: 20000 COP
  • Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Aquarium, Family And Kids
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About Parque Explora, Medellin

The Parque Explora offers an interactive, learning space dedicated to 4000 organisms kept in colorful aquariums. See flesh-eating Piranhas, Electrical Eels, Pufferfishes among other gorgeous fishes that find home here- in the largest freshwater aquarium in Latin America.

The dinosaur exhibits are a popular attraction with 36 replicas of the extinct species- 22 of which come to life by animatronics! The planetarium is another loved attraction with the Show Dome being a favorite among children.

Other highlights include:

  • Vivarium with reptiles and arthropods
  • The Open room exhibits

Parque Explora Ticket Prices

  • Colombian Pesos 20,000 for Explora
  • Colombian Pesos 12.000 for Planetarium

Parque Explora Opening and Closing Hours

  • Holidays: from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm , ticket office opens until 5:00 pm

How To reach Parque Explora by Public Transport

  • By Metro: Universidad
  • By Bus: Cra. 53 con Cll. 73
  • By Taxi
  • By renting a Car/ Bicycle.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Parque Explora

  • 95% of people who visit Medellin include Parque Explora in their plan

  • 51.02% of people plan their visit to Parque Explora between 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Parque Explora

Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

93.09% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Parque Explora

People normally club together Plaza Botero and Jardin Botanico De Medellin while planning their visit to Parque Explora.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Parque Explora, Medellin Reviews

  • Really nice place where to spend an alternative day. Probably if you are used to the magnificence of American or European amusement parks you will not live the same fun. However, with a good dose of adaptivity, you will surely have a pleasant educational experience. I enjoyed it and I suggest it to everybody, adults and kids.

  • Nice exhibit! They nice activities to do will at the park. The guides know what they are talking about as you go to the different exhibits. A good place to visit with your children, friends, or spouse.

  • Wow...there is a lot of stuff to see and do here. You could easily spend a day with all the exhibits and the staff are very helpful (Spanish knowledge is advised). This is a perfect place to bring children.

  • I was hesitant about coming here with my girlfriend since we're both in our late 20's and early 30's and thought it was mostly going to be for children but we were surprisingly wrong. It was highly engaging, interactive and fun for adults as well as children. A lot of reviews here keep comparing it negatively to museums in Europe and in the USA but we enjoyed el Parque Explora much more than the science museum in our hometown of Boston and many museums that we've encountered in Europe. I highly suggest spending your morning at the botanical gardens directly across the street and then spending the rest of the day here.

  • Really nice kid-friendly museum. Lots of hands on stuff to do. It helps if you know Spanish, but isn't necessary. Four stars only if you compare it to a big city USA science museum for kids, otherwise, 5 stars. Easy access by metro, too.

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