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Cience Museum

Largo Marques de Pombal, Coimbra 3000-272, Portugal
+351 239 854 350
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Cabinets full of cool things and interactive stuff

On two sides of the road and packed with stimulating stuff, plenty for all ages, and slightly... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Noel C
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London, United Kingdom
Wonderful window into the science of old!

I loved this museum! Cabinets full of shells and odd stuffed animals. Look at the pictures on line... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jesse K
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Largo Marques de Pombal, Coimbra 3000-272, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On two sides of the road and packed with stimulating stuff, plenty for all ages, and slightly unusual. Part university store, part public space. Plenty to view, taxidermy on a scale not seen by me and brilliantly engineered science devices. Eclectic !

Thank Noel C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this museum! Cabinets full of shells and odd stuffed animals. Look at the pictures on line and you will know instantly if this is for you. To me, it was a time machine into the past, the beginnings of biology, zoology and chemistry....More

Thank Jesse K
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

The entrance is included in the ticket for the Coimbra University. There are rare exhibits like old chemistry laboratory specimens and equipments. Then an old anfitheatre where science lessons were given to students. Moreover, for adults and children a lot of interesting interactive experiments, like:...More

Thank PalombiG
Reviewed 15 August 2017

A very interesting visit, full of really interesting exhibits. Its goes od for what seems like ages, so give yourself at least 2 hours as there is so much to look at. The science museum is also included in your entrance fee, that's also very...More

Thank Scottieboyuk
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The science museum is also included in the entrance ticket of the University, but is situated in a newer part of the university. But it's most definitaly worth a visit.

Thank Christophe W
Reviewed 2 July 2017

There are two main buildings to visit. The Laboratorio Chimico having a very actual exposition "Light and mater secrets" with several places where you interact with the items and feel the beauty of pure science. Old original instruments are also displayed. Don't forget to try...More

Thank Antonio N
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This museum is something special and interesting especially for those who like science. It's interactive and in my opinion really worth the visit.

Thank Matias N
Reviewed 13 June 2017

An excellent view of the historic science (chemistry) department at the University. We had a quiet lunch in the adjacent cafe which was great value before embarking on the tour of the natural history museum which was well worth a visit

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I'd advise everyone to go see it because it's a very unique display in Portugal and it's really inexpensive and good entertainment for at least 1 or 2 hours. They usually have guided tours and even then the tickets should be about 2€/person The Universities...More

Thank Gonçalo S
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

It was crowded but it was a fun time to look at all of the exhibits. I'm not sure what the overall theme or aim was, but it was interesting to see the facts out on display. There are two parts to the museum. One...More

Thank mrportland
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