The City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia broke the record with more than four million visitors in 2022

Valencia – “Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias” or Valencia’s City of Arts and Sciences will welcome more than 4 million visitors in 2022. The figure includes tickets sold and visitors coming to it compound It came about thanks to other organized outdoor activities, events and festivals.

Oceanográfico (Europe’s largest aquarium) had more than 1.6 million visitors in 2022, and received almost the same number of visitors as in 2019. Museo de Sciences (Science Museum) sold 821,718 tickets, and Hemisfrico (IMAX cinema) sold 360 395 visitors. tickets. A total of 2,783,342 tickets were sold in these three terminals.

All of this, of course, runs through peaks and troughs throughout the year. This also depends a lot on tourism in the city. For example, Oceanográfico sold 13,124 tickets in August and even 7,000 people were admitted to the aquarium on a single day during last Christmas, according to a press release from the municipality of Valencia.

to these numbers The City of Art and Science also celebrates a double celebration in 2023. 25 years ago the Hemisférico cinema opened, and 20 years ago the Oceanográfico opened.

Highlights of the Science Museum include the interactive exhibit “Viral”, the “La ciencia a escena” (Science on Stage) workshops, and the Science Theatre. This is a program of open-air concerts with wind instruments from the city. In addition, there was also an exhibition of sculptures by artist Igor Mitoray that was open to all visitors. Pictures are seen outside. Hemisférico’s Flying Monsters was also a huge hit.

The last success of the City of Arts and Sciences in 2022 was the opening of the “Caixaforum” Museum in the Agora. Many exhibitions have been shown here and it was the first time in a long time that the building was reused.

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