Museo Tezozómoc

Museums, Science and technology Zona Metropolitana
3 out of 5 stars
Museo Tezozómoc
Foto: Alejandra Carbajal

Time Out says

3 out of 5 stars

This museum has 2,500 square feet filled with educational games, models and facilities that bring the audience to the world of science.

The intention of this exhibition, which is part of the Centre for Public Understanding of Science and Technology, the National Polytechnic Institute, is easily explained as a physical phenomena. They use daily like to explain theoretical principles hat may seem very difficult to understand. For example, explaining how refrigerators are powered by the principles of thermodynamics, or how wind power can be generated.

Its permanent exhibits are designed and built by the museum staff. The collection includes robotic figures, models and diagrams in three dimensions; mechanical arms and scale models of microscopes. One of the best rooms in the museum is one in which there are puzzles on energy and the universe that you can solve. It is set with pieces representing the planets in the Milky Way and explains how energy from the sun affects different physical, chemical and even biological science.

They also have temporary exhibitions, performing schools and other institutions devoted to science.

The museum has an auditorium equipped with a digital projector. It is perfect to feed the curiosity of children, as there are workshops where they can do experiments or enjoy recreational and cultural activities.

They offer guided tours (by appointment). Through each of the spaces, it takes approximately two hours. Groups of students often come with their teachers, so it's not surprising to see them copying the information from the cards.

By: Alejandra Villegas



Address: Zempoaltecas s/n
México, DF
Cross street: Hacienda Sotelo
Transport: Cerca de Metro Tezozómoc y Metro Rosario
Price: $18.50 and $9 for students, teachers and senior citizens.
Opening hours: Mon-fri 9am-6pm, sat-sun 10am-5pm

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