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Cience Museum

Largo Marques de Pombal, Coimbra 3000-272, Portugal
+351 239 854 350
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A must see!

Entrance to the museum was included in our university tickets & we were glad that we went. We... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
Karla T
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San Francisco, California
Beautiful museum

After a bit disappointed visit to the Science Museum in Lisbon, the Science Museum in Coimbra was... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Rob d
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Largo Marques de Pombal, Coimbra 3000-272, Portugal
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"natural history"
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"periodic table"
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"interactive exhibits"
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"fantastic collection"
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"stuffed animals"
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"tour guide"
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"taxidermy"
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"science"
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"instruments"
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Entrance to the museum was included in our university tickets & we were glad that we went. We bypassed the main exhibits & opted for the “guided tour.” The two rooms for the tour were exquisite: the instruments room (really old!) & the natural history...More

Thank Karla T
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

After a bit disappointed visit to the Science Museum in Lisbon, the Science Museum in Coimbra was amazing. The museum is housed in two opposit buildings. One building has an amazing collection of antique research devices. I could spend half a day here. Other halls...More

Thank Rob d
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

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
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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