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Explora Park (Parque Explora) Tours and Activities

Explora Park (Parque Explora)
With its modernist façade, bright red roof and funky urban design, it’s clear from the outset that Explora Park (Parque Explora) is a museum for the modern age. Fun, interactive and engaging for all ages, this is one of Colombia’s most popular science museums, with an incredible 120,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibitions. 

The museum hosts over 300 interactive displays and activities, based around the themes of neuroscience, physics and communication, plus a 3D projection hall, a planetarium and an 
impressive display of 22 animatronic dinosaurs. Another highlight is the indoor aquarium center, the largest freshwater aquarium in Latin America, where visitors can learn more about the Amazon region, spot over 400 different species of fish and see the world's most poisonous frog.

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Parque Explora is located in the North zone of Medellín and is open Tues-Sun from 8.30am - 5.30pm, and Sat-Sun from 10am -6.30pm. Admission is COL$20,000.
Address: Carrera 52 No. 73-75, Medellín, Colombia
Hours: Tues-Fri: 8.30am - 5.30pm; Sat-Sun: 10am - 6.30pm
Admission: COL$20,000 (Planetarium COL$12,000)
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Full Day Private Medellin City Tour

Full Day Private Medellin City Tour

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Discover all that Medellín has to offer during this comprehensive 8-hour exploration of the city’s top sights. During the course of your full-day trip you’ll visit notable attractions including Botero Plaza, the nature reserve of Arví Park, a replica of a traditional Colombian village at ‘Pueblito Paisa’ (Little Town), Barefoot Park, the Park of Lights, Medellín’s innovative Metro, the Botanical Garden, the urban escalator in the former slum of Comuna 13 and the outlying areas of Sabaneta and Envigado. Your Medellín excursion also covers admission fees, all activities, a driver-guide and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$79.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$79.00
Price varies by group size
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Medellín City Comuna 13 and Arvi Park Full Day Private Tour

Medellín City Comuna 13 and Arvi Park Full Day Private Tour

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Medellín’s colorful neighborhoods, public art, and eclectic architecture draw crowds from all over the world. See the sights that give the city its distinct culture in a short amount of time while avoiding the hassle of traffic and large groups on this private excursion around the city, with personalized insider commentary from your guide along the way.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$169.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$169.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Excursion Discovering Medellín

Excursion Discovering Medellín

Get a quick overview of Colombia’s City of Eternal Spring on a 4-hour sightseeing tour. The half-day excursion is perfect for travelers who want to see the best of Medellin without getting worn out. There’s something for everyone to enjoy with visits to the Metropolitan Cathedral, Desires Park, Botanical Garden, and Bare Feet Park. Convenient end-to-end transportation beginning at your hotel ensures that your well-rounded adventure is comfortable and stress-free.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$90.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$90.00
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Botanical Gardens and Medellin City walking Tour

Botanical Gardens and Medellin City walking Tour

Experience the exotic botanical gardens and our main hot spots of downtown Medellin during this 4 hour guided tour. Visit the old churches, learn the historical and artistic context of the magnificent bronze statues in Plaza Botero and much more. Your bilingual tour guide will pick you up in a comfortable vehicle. You will then be transported to the Botanical Gardens where you will walk and explore the gardens, look at exotic plants, birds, animals and lakes of this hidden treasure then you will go to downtown Medellin, where you will be mesmerized by the magnificent sculptures of maestro Fernando Botero, one of the world's most renowned sculptors. From here the tour continues on foot to really feel the vibe of the downtown area and to experience old colonial churches, plazas, the stunning cultural palace, and much more. At the end of the tour your tour guide will take you back to your hotel.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$100.52
Price varies by group size
From
US$100.52
Price varies by group size
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Medellín city tour

Medellín city tour

Visit the most representative sites of Medellín in this city tour full of culture and transformation. Plaza Botero, Explora Park, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the car cable are some of the places you will visit listening to the history and cultural background, accompanied by a local guide.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$91.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$91.00
Price varies by group size

The North Side - Medellín Downtown Experience

The North Side - Medellín Downtown Experience

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At Inside Out Travel we design experiences that let you make sense of the places you visit, by combining elements of tradition, history, and current development, all merged with anecdotes and direct contact with local life. This tour in particular visits both well known and "must see" places, and hidden gems that even many locals don't know about, which makes a perfect combination for a well-rounded experience. Our guides are passionate about what they do and allow you to feel comfortable on every moment.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$25.00
From
US$25.00

Medellin Historical City Tour

Medellin Historical City Tour

Experience the main historical hot spots of Medellin with incredible vistas on this 4 to 5 hours tour! Learn about our past visiting the Memory Museum and feel the vibe in Downtown as your professional guide takes you to various locations in a new, comfortable vehicle, on the metro, metro cable (aerial cable car), and on foot!  Delight your eyes with breathtaking panoramic views of the city from the top of the mountain summit and Santo Domingo Savio lookout point.  The memory Museum will open your eyes to learn more about our pass  in order to understand the transformation of  the city. There is a tour upgrade option for guests that would like to go to the top of the summit and beyond to Arvi Park.  This is a private tour with a professional, certified tour guide for you and your party only.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$91.29
Price varies by group size
From
US$91.29
Price varies by group size
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Visit Explora Park and discover Medellin in public transportation

Visit Explora Park and discover Medellin in public transportation

The city has achieved an important breakthrough and is considered as a sign of improvement. The construction of library parks and access to marginal communities to the city led to greater inclusion. Visit the northern part of the city, enjoy spaces the "Deseos Park", enter the metro - panoramic tour from the metro cable to Santo Domingo, one of the peripheral neighborhoods shows its transformation. Continue to the Park explores "an interactive center for the appropriation and dissemination of science and technology with more than 300 interactive experiences distributed in several rooms and experimentation spaces for all, in addition to one of the largest aquariums in South America."
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
US$102.00
Price varies by group size
From
US$102.00
Price varies by group size

Botanical Gardens and Medellin City walking Tour

Botanical Gardens and Medellin City walking Tour

Experience the exotic botanical gardens and our main hot spots of downtown Medellin during this 4 hour guided tour. Visit the old churches, learn the historical and artistic context of the magnificent bronze statues in Plaza Botero and much more. Your bilingual tour guide will pick you up in a comfortable vehicle. You will then be transported to the Botanical Gardens where you will walk and explore the gardens, look at exotic plants, birds, animals and lakes of this hidden treasure then you will go to downtown Medellin, where you will be mesmerized by the magnificent sculptures of maestro Fernando Botero, one of the world's most renowned sculptors. From here the tour continues on foot to really feel the vibe of the downtown area and to experience old colonial churches, plazas, the stunning cultural palace, and much more. At the end of the tour your tour guide will take you back to your hotel.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$102.57
Price varies by group size
From
US$102.57
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Medellin Historical City Tour

Medellin Historical City Tour

Experience the main historical hot spots of Medellin with incredible vistas on this 4 to 5 hours tour! Learn about our past visiting the Memory Museum and feel the vibe in Downtown as your professional guide takes you to various locations in a new, comfortable vehicle, on the metro, metro cable (aerial cable car), and on foot! Delight your eyes with breathtaking panoramic views of the city from the top of the mountain summit and Santo Domingo Savio lookout point. The memory Museum will open your eyes to learn more about our pass in order to understand the transformation of the city. There is a tour upgrade option for guests that would like to go to the top of the summit and beyond to Arvi Park. This is a private tour with a professional, certified tour guide for you and your party only.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
US$93.34
Price varies by group size
From
US$93.34
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

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What are Explora Park (Parque Explora) hours of operation?
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Explora Park (Parque Explora) hours of operation: Tues-Fri: 8.30am - 5.30pm; Sat-Sun: 10am - 6.30pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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