Science Museum Of The University Of Coimbra

  • Address: Museu da Ciência, Laboratorio Chimico, Largo Marquês de Pombal, 3000-272 Coimbra, Portugal
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  • Phone: +351-239825154
  • Ticket Price: 4 EUR
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Science Museum, Family And Kids, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

Science Museum Of The University Of Coimbra - Review

Though this interactive science museum in the northeast corner of the university is part of the university campus, it’s more functional to think of it as its own attraction. In addition to exhibits that cover various disciplines of science, also check out its collection of historical scientific instruments and hands-on experiments. It is housed in the historic Laboratorio Chimico building. The main exhibit at the museum is the Secrets of Light and Matter, which takes you through Newton’s insights, wave-particle duality, and even human vision! The other collections are from the Enlightenment period, focusing on Physics, Astronomy, Chemistry, Natural History and Medical Science. Check the museum website to find out about upcoming events. 

Science Museum Of The University Of Coimbra Information

  • Group visits by appointment only.

Science Museum Of The University Of Coimbra Ticket Prices

  • 3,00 € Groups of 15+ people
  • 2,00 € Students; Teachers; Youth card; above 65 years of age
  • 9,00 € Family

Science Museum Of The University Of Coimbra Hours

  • Galleries of Zoology, Botany, Mineralogy and Geology, Anthropology Reserves are closed Friday - Monday.
  • Laboratorio Chimico: Closed Monday only.

How To reach Science Museum Of The University Of Coimbra by Public Transport

  • Smtuc Elevator
  • Bus routes: 1A, 34 e 103
  • Walk to here.
  • Drive to Praca de Republica/Praça João Paulo II/Rua Padre António Vieira/Parque do Mercado and park there.

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  • Science Museum Of The University Of Coimbra Address: Museu da Ciência, Laboratorio Chimico, Largo Marquês de Pombal, 3000-272 Coimbra, Portugal
  • Science Museum Of The University Of Coimbra Contact Number: +351-239825154
  • Science Museum Of The University Of Coimbra Price: 4 EUR
  • Time required to visit Science Museum Of The University Of Coimbra: 03:00 Hrs
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  • An interesting place with a lot to learn about physics, chemistry and biology. In general the Coimbra university is a very impressive place to visit. The people of Coimbra seem to be very proud of the students and the local "Fado" scene seems to be dominated by them.

  • Cool little museum, just a couple of rooms really- the first featuring some interesting old science equipment, and the second with some neat 'interactive' exhibits on light waves, colour, etc.. You can also buy tickets for the library and other buildings here, if that's what you're after, as the queue will be shorter than the main ticket office

  • This is an amazing museum, it's perfect for kids: there is so much to see and to learn! You could easily spend half a day there! Don't miss out on it!

  • Great optics exhibits. A very hands on approach to learning some basic principles of light. We visited with a pass that included entrance to the library which made it a reasonable deal. The museum itself we went through pretty quickly.

  • Irregular! The physics and the natural history parts are really nice, but some other exhibitions were small, full of broken things and not engaging at all!

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