Olot Volcano Museum is the Natural Sciences section of Garrotxa County Museum and is located within the Parc Nou complex, in Castanys Villa.
The permanent exhibition of the Volcano Museum focuses on the physical environment of Garrotxa County, concentrating on seismic and volcanic phenomena, and the main ecosystems in the county.
The aim of the first part of the visit is to understand the geological nature of the Earth, the causes of earthquakes and volcanoes, and the main volcanic features of the area.
The exhibition is complemented by an 8-minute audiovisual on seismic and volcanic activity in the area, during which visitors can experience a simulation of an earthquake.
Opening times and prices:
From October to June: 10.00 to 14.00 and 15.00 to 18.00; Saturdays: 10.00 to 14.00 and 16.00 to 19.00; Sundays and holidays/ free days: 10.00 to 14.00. Mondays: closed (except free days)
From July to September: Monday to Saturday: 10.00 to 14.00 and 16.00 to 19.00. Sundays: 10.00 to 14.00. Mondays: closed (except free days)