One of Bogota’s top family attractions, the Maloka Museum is an interactive center of science and technology aimed at children. For a truly fulfilled adventure with the kids, many choose to visit the Maloka Museum as part of a half or full day tour that includes the Children’s Museum of Bogota, plus the Salitre Magico and Mundo Aventura theme parks.
The museum features various rooms themed on different aspects of science and technology. The Telecommunications Room has interactive games relating to computers and the binary system, the City Room explores the development and history of Bogota via 3D images, plus there are the Human, Universe, Petroleum, Water, Biodiversity, and Boys & Girls rooms to explore. The museum also has an Activity Zone with math games and activities, plus a Cine Domo, which shows 40-minute documentaries on a huge dome ceiling.
Insider’s Tip: The Universe Room is one of the most popular rooms in the museum, mainlybecause visitors can get involved in experiments, such as comparing their weight on various planets in the solar system.
The Maloka Museum is located to the west of Simón Bolívar Park, and a short walk from the bus station in the neighborhood of La Salitre.