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Invention Island, Children’s Garden and Children’s Farm make up a three-part project that has been praised by the UN and provides recreational and educational games for your little ones.  

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Invention Island

The old Railway Station of Downtown Rosario was recycled specially for the purpose of housing this educational and recreational facility, in which games, science, the Arts and technology combine following pedagogical principles.

Invention Island is divided into five sections:
- The Railway Platforms
- The Endless Room - The Factory
- The Railroad
- The Experimental Center for Teachers and the Cultural Center for Children

The Railway Platforms: this is a public space used to hold interactive exhibitions and shows. It involves playing games and learning vocabulary to introduce children to science and includes water trains and boats on rails (interactive exhibition about the city of Rosario for children and adults).

The Endless Room: it is aimed at acquiring knowledge through perception, imagination and concept development. This is a space in which to talk about philosophy, physics, genetics and other subjects. It includes the attraction “What’s Time?” (science, art and language).

The Factory: a space that pays homage to the world of work. In it, children and adults can design and create a range of objects. It includes the following attractions: “A Toy is Born;” “Scale Models”: a Vespa motorbike, puppet theater with an educational twist, a pop car.
- Designing and Manufacturing Toys: sanding, marking, painting and assembling of toys.
- Designing Possible and Impossible Objects: workshop aimed at creating possible and impossible objects.

The Railroad: train cars, signs, rails and a grade crossing keeper’s cabin help to tell the story of the old Rosario railway. It includes the following attraction: “The Railway Station of Downtown Rosario, Playing Our Way into History.” Children can visit the railway installation and the platform outside, the grade crossing keeper’s cabin and the train cars.

The Experimental Center for Teachers and the Cultural Center for Children: this is a research center for teachers. Small performance hall. Video screenings. Aimed at encouraging new approaches to education.

Opening Hours
Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from 3 pm to 8 pm.
Address: site of the former Railway Station of Downtown Rosario (Corrientes & Wheelwright). Tel: +54 (341) 480 2571/ 449 6510.

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