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PUCRS Science and Technology Museum

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Address: Avenida Ipiranga 6681, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90619-900, Brazil
Phone Number: 51 3320 3521
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Bring kids!

Excellent choice to introduce kids to science and history. The museum covers a lot of science fields, from biology to astronomy. As a plus, they offer several interacting... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
CharlesBonato
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Porto Alegre, RS
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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent choice to introduce kids to science and history. The museum covers a lot of science fields, from biology to astronomy. As a plus, they offer several interacting experiments that kids (of all ages...) get thrilled.

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Porto Alegre
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

It is the best natural science museum in Porto Alegre in a pleasant setting, away from the city center and belongs and is maintained by a university. It is not of international standards or significance but it is rather well organized and it is safe to visit. I would recommend it to anyone interested in this sort of theme and... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The place is a must in tecnology, science, experience and practice fisical studies and learning. Its for everybody

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

It´s a great museum, where kids can play and learn in a funny way -- mainly Physics and Math. And even grown ups too! I spent a whole afternoon there I couldn´t get tired. Take your children there and you´re gonna feel like a kid too.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

If you like science, are curious , and cherish touch and move the things , the museum is interactive : you experience things . In Porto Alegre, it is a must-see location. Conceived and created by Professor Jeter Bertoleti , is considered one of the best in the world .

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

There are so many scientific experiences there to leverage curiosity and love for nature, science and physics. Excellent facilities, All students should go there at least one time. With so many things to see, one day is not enough. Don't worry with food, there are good restaurants for all preferences.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

It's a very nice place to go, especially if you have children! It is very interactive so everybody gets a go at something. Some of the experiment tools you can see that are getting a bit old, but still all have their charm! Go calmly and set at least a whole afternoon or morning for this program. There is a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

this museum is pretty good for Brazilian standards. My kids (ages 5 and 7) love it. It has lots of exibitions for kids every age.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Its a good interactive place. A bit far away from the town centre but worthwhile. You should go :) and male room for more knownledge

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Porto Alegre, RS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

The museum is awesome, with its three floors and a half. The physics demonstrations are really accurate and accessible at the same time, and the biology and human body sections show some of the most importance experiments in the area and discoveries. However, adults who have already a background in intermediate science may find it a bit boring, for its... More 

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