Copernicus Science Centre

Local nameCentrum Nauki Kopernik
LocationWarsaw, Poland

Copernicus Science Centre is a science museum standing on the bank of the Vistula River in Warsaw, Poland. It contains over 450 interactive exhibits that enable visitors to single-handedly carry out experiments and discover the laws of science for themselves. The Centre is the largest institution of its type in Poland and one of the most advanced in Europe. In 2018, since its opening, it had been visited by over 8 million people.The first module of the Centre building was opened on 5 November 2010 with five galleries; the exhibit for teenagers – RE: generation was opened 3 March 2011; a planetarium The Heavens of Copernicus opened on 19 June, the Discovery Park on 15 July, chemistry laboratory - 18 October; biology laboratory - 15 November, robotics workshop - 6 December, and physics laboratory - 20 December.Since 2008, the Copernicus Science Centre together with Polish Radio has organized the Science Picnic - Europe's largest outdoor science-popularization event.

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Opening hours

January – March
Mon: closed
Tue – Fri: 9 a.m.– 6 p.m.
Sat – Sun: 10 a.m.– 7 p.m.

April – June
Mon: closed
Tue – Fri: 8 a.m.– 6 p.m.
Sat – Sun: 10 a.m.– 7 p.m.

Holidays and events in 2016:
- 1 January – closed
- 25-28 March Easter – closed
- 1-3 May – open 9 a.m.- 7 p.m.
- 26-27 May – open 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.
- 20-21 June International Planetarium Society Conference – closed


Full price: PLN 27
Reduced (children, students, seniors): PLN 18
Family ticket: PLN 72

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone 22 596 4 100

Address Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 20, 00-390 Warszawa

Coordinates 52°14'30.803" N 21°1'43.616" E

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