Centro Ciência Viva do Alviela

The Centro Ciência Viva do Alviela – Karstscope is an area of science and technology, dissemination through 3 interactive exhibition halls, makes known the origins of the Limestone Massif Extremaduran language and its geological evolution over 175 million years ago, as well as the influence of climate on hydrological functioning of the headwaters of the river Alviela and characteristics of cavernícolas bats, animals who have this area one of its habitats of choice. Located near the headwaters of the river Alviela, in the Natural Park of Serras de Aire e Candeeiros, the Karstscope makes use of high technology developed in Brazil to promote the area in which it operates, rich in fauna, flora and geomorphological phenomena of great scenic beauty.
With an average of 17,000 annual visitors, the Centro Ciência Viva do Alviela was awarded the prize for his role in Geoconservation promotion and conservation of the geological heritage, not only because of the topics addressed in the guided tours of the permanent exhibition, but also as a result of the pivot of complementary activities around the same (experiences, games, walks, workshops, field exits) and several scientific events.

Contacts


Praia Fluvial dos Olhos de Água do Alviela
2380-450,Louriceira

    Characteristics


  • Easy external parking
  • Museums
  • Auditorium, Bar/snack-bar, Shop, Restaurant

    opening hours


  • tuesday: 10:00-18:00
  • wednesday: 10:00-18:00
  • thursday: 10:00-18:00
  • friday: 10:00-18:00
  • saturday: 10:00-13:00, 14:00-18:00
  • sunday: 10:00-13:00, 14:00-18:00

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