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29 October 2014
Città della Scienza
Via Coroglio 104

From 30 October, at Città della Scienza

Sea Horizon is the result of PIER, a European project aimed at explaining how research and innovation can be responsible towards societies by taking into account the needs of people and the environment, as well as by involving citizens in all stages of research. In particular, we have chosen to show in our the exhibition the applied research on marine sciences through spectacular exhibits and multimedia products.

10 November 2011 - 26 November 2011
Fondazione IDIS-Città della Scienza
via Coroglio 104

Futuro Remoto 2011: “Journey to the Centre of the Earth”. From November 11th at Città della Scienza! Futuro Remoto is the Annual multimedia event in Naples visited by more than 60.000 visitors every year.

9 November 2011
Fondazione Idis-Città della Scienza
Via Coroglio 104
80124 Naples

World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated each year on 10 November. Città della Scienza as an “ONG in relation with Unesco”, takes part to this initiative in particular for what concern Naples activities. The event will involve all actors (universities, NGOs, CVOs, etc) who work in international cooperation contributing to peace and development processes. The Day will have a particular relevance in Naples since it has been considered as a crossroad of different cultures and civilizations and the city will be involved in great international events, which will be hosted in Naples, such as the World Urban Forum in 2012 and the Forum of Cultures in 2013.


Fondazione IDIS - Città della Scienza 14 March 2017

At Città della Scienza, Napoli, Italy. Starts from the infinitely little secrets of the human body, to reach huge and mainly unexplored ones of the universe we see looking up.

Fondazione IDIS - Città della Scienza 1 March 2017
Città della Scienza's new building (Naples, Italy), housing Corporea, the first European interactive museum dedicated to the human body, and Dome 3D

Our new permanent exhibition opens to the public on 4 March

Fondazione IDIS - Città della Scienza 10 March 2016

One year after the terrible fire, Città della Scienza inaugurates the building that will host the new Corporea Museum

Fondazione IDIS - Città della Scienza 21 January 2016

For exhibitions on the human body to be installed in the new building CORPOREA and for the project and installation of the new Dome/ Planetarium. Deadlines 25 March and 26 February respectively.

Fondazione IDIS - Città della Scienza 23 October 2015

Celebrating its 29th Edition, this year Futuro Remoto, held from 15 to 18 October, won the challenge of moving from its location in Bagnoli to the heart of the city of Naples in Plebiscito Square. More than 130.000 visitors have been to the Science Festival that involved six universities of the Campania region and more than 400 institutions, research centers , universities, cultural and artistic associations, schools and businesses.

Fondazione IDIS - Città della Scienza 8 July 2015
The new entrance to Città della Scienza, Naples - Architects A. Guazzieri and V. Ciotola

Two young architects of 29 years old, Andrea Guazzieri and Valerio Ciotola, won the competition for the reconstruction of the Naples-based science centre, destroyed by a criminal fire in 2013

Fondazione IDIS - Città della Scienza 25 March 2015

The call is launched in the framework of a project, named “Città della Scienza 2.0 – New Products and Services for knowledge society”, funded by the Italian Ministry for Education, University and Research, in the context of the reconstruction process of the new science centre destroyed by the fire.

Fondazione IDIS - Città della Scienza 10 March 2015
Rosalia Vargas speaking to Città della scienza media students in Naples, March 2015

Last week the Ecsite Board met in Naples (Italy) at Città della scienza, two years after a criminal fire destroyed a large part of the science centre's premices. Choosing Città to host its Board meeting is one of the many signs of support Ecsite has been giving over the past months.

Fondazione IDIS - Città della Scienza 19 December 2014

Last 12th of November the International Design Contest for the reconstruction of the Science Centre of Città della Scienza in Naples, has been published on the Official Journal. Purpose of the contest is the development of a preliminary architectural design for the new building that will take place in two stages: a first one by the 20th January 2015, in which competitors will highlight the project idea through schematic sketches; a second one for the 15 projects selected, where competitors will be required to do an executive preliminary draft.

Fondazione IDIS - Città della Scienza 26 February 2014

On March 4, 2013 a criminal fire destroyed the Science Centre of Città della Scienza in Naples. On the occasion of the first anniversary next Tuesday, a Framework Program Agreement that will kick off the rebuilding will be signed between the Italian Government, Regione Campania, the City of Naples and Città della Scienza.

Throughout the day, Città della Scienza will open its doors to the public with science labs, talks, music and theatre, to share the desire to rebuild the Science Centre.