National Museum of National Sciences

The National Museum of Natural Sciences of Madrid offers a temporary exhibition of the evolution of Darwin on the occasion of the bicentennial of the birth of Charles the Darwins and the 150 anniversary of the publication of its more revolutionary work, the origin of the species. The visitors will be able to know first hand the scientific principles of the Theory of the Evolution, the biography of the author, the social and religious context of their time and the situation in Spain in the s. XVIII. This interesting exhibition, organized by Banco Santander Foundation and the Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian of Lisbon, was inaugurated month of July the past and it will be possible to be visited until the 10 of January of the next year. The sample will captivate to peculiar with variety of objects and the pieces of incalculable value like hand-written letters, original documents, images, audio-visual material, reproductions and works, yielded by many national and international institutions. The fascinating exhibition also counts on materials of the own exhibition of the Museum like unit of birds and mammals, amphibians and reptiles, fish and invertebrates, chorales, fossils, flowers of the past century and a skeleton of okapi, among others.

This route by the evolution of Darwin is distributed in five thematic scopes: The scientific context before century XIII, the precursors of Darwin, the history and biography of Darwin, the genetics and, finally, the darwinismo in Spain. In order to culminate with the celebration of the darwinismo the National Museum of Natural Sciences it recently celebrated a cycle of conferences and scientific cinema. The lovers of science have an inescapable appointment in Madrid. The exhibition can be visited of Tuesday Friday of 10 to 18 hours, Saturdays of 10 to 20 hours and Sundays and festive of 10 to 14:30 hours. The evolution of Darwin discovers and reserves to the best supplies and discounts of hotels in Madrid with

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