Museu da Ciência

The Science Museum of the University of Coimbra, located in the refurbished building of "Lab Chimico", of neoclassical style, is an interactive space that seeks to make known the science the public of all ages, from the collections of scientific instruments at the University of Coimbra. Waiting for you are many objects which tell different stories and curious, stories that will awaken in them the desire to learn even more. With the help of a team of highly qualified monitors, will be able to discover the exhibitions and original and creative educational activities that help meet the science in a clear and entertaining. Beyond the "Laboratorio Chimico", you can also visit the physics Cabinet of the 18th century. His collection is one of the most notable worldwide and is located in a unique environment and characteristic of the eighteenth century. Take a trip into the world of Physics from the 18th and 19th centuries and get to know some of the most fascinating discoveries of science.


Largo Marquês de Pombal


  • 5.00€
  • Museums
  • Temporary exhibitions, Toilets, Auditorium, Bar/snack-bar, Shop, Educational services, Guided tours

    opening hours


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

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