Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência

The National Museum of Natural history is an organism of the University of Lisbon, which has the functions of preserving heritage, investigate and disseminate knowledge through the methods and techniques of communication that are appropriate.
In the space dedicated to science take place exhibitions about exact sciences (various modules relating to physical laws, documented with interactive experiences). Is divided into four thematic nuclei: the historical and interactive exhibition of long duration, the chemical laboratory of the Ecole Polytechnique, the experimental workshops of chemistry and the Planetarium.


Rua da Escola Politécnica, 58-60


  • 5.00€
  • Difficult external parking
  • Museums
  • Documentation center, Library, Educational services, Historical archive, Guided tours, Shop

    opening hours

  • tuesday: 10:00-17:00
  • wednesday: 10:00-17:00
  • thursday: 10:00-17:00
  • friday: 10:00-17:00
  • saturday: 11:00-18:00
  • sunday: 11:00-18:00

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