Explora includes 4 timed visits lasting 1 HOUR and 45 MINUTES each, and the number of visitors ammitted is limited; this is done to ensure a smooth flow of visitors, avoid overcrowding and offer you the best possible experience. Visit are not guided.
Explora includes an exhibit pavilion, a kitchen dedicated to food education workshops, a bookshops, a gift shop, a cafeteria, a restaurant, a parking area for viitors a nd a free-access green area equipped with playgrounds and photo exhibitions.
Booking for exhibit pavilion and cooking Lab is required on weekends, during winter season’s holidays bank and public holidays and is recommended on business days. Collect your tickets at the ticket office up to 15 minutes prior to your entry time. Your booking will lapse when the visit begins.
You can buy your tickets online foto visits to the exhibit pavilion and Cooking Lab and go straight to the entrance, bypassing the line at the ticket office.
The ticket office is open non-stop from Tuesday to Sunday from 9.30 am to 07.00 pm and in August from 11.00 am to 07.00 pm (closed on Mondays).
|OPENING TIMES FOR THE EXHIBIT PAVILION
Tuesday to Sunday, 4 timed visits lasting 1 hour and 45 minutes each
CLOSING TIMES: all Mondays (June 1st and 29th and November the 2nd included), December 25th, January 1st and August 15th*.
(Always check out the calendar to discover summer maintenance closing times)
SPECIAL OPENINGS: December 7th and 28th 2020, January 07th 2021
|JANUARY THROUGH JULY, SEPTEMBER THROUH DECEMBER||AUGUST||DECEMBER 24TH and 31ST|
|1st Tour||10:00 – 11:45 am||1st Tour||10:00 – 11:45 am|
|2nd Tour||12:00 pm – 01:45 pm||1st Tour||12:00 pm – 01:45 pm||2nd Tour||12:00 pm – 01:45 pm|
|3rd Tour||03:00 pm -04:45 pm||2nd Tour||03:00 pm -04:45 pm||3rd Tour||03:00 pm -04:45 pm|
|4th Tour||05:00 pm – 06:45 pm||3rd Tour||17:00 – 18:45|
|OPENING TIMES FOR THE COOKING LAB
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, in the area next to the exhibit pavilion, duration is 50 minutes, always check out the calendar
|OCTOBER TROUGH MAY|
|Tour||10.45 am-11.35 am and 03:45 pm -04:35 pm|
|OPENING TIMES FOR THE GREEN AREA AND VISITORS PARKING
Monday to Sunday, from 8:00 am to midnight
always check out the calendar
Due to urgent and extraordinary maintenance works OiC workshops are temporarily suspended. We’ll be back soon!