Museu do Instituto de Botânica Gonçalo Sampaio - Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto

The museum integrates the Herbário (herbarium), which comes from the middle of the XIX century, with real collections and others bought or exchanged, where all plants’ groups are represented. It has a rich wood collection, especially in exotic woods from the former Portuguese colonies. One of these collections, shaped as a book, was taken from a shipwreck at the Douro mouth and offered to the University being, probably, the best collection of this sort that exists in Portugal. Another collection is made of parts of plants used to build goods such as bamboo, wicker, etc. Some of the scientific material is patent in several parts of the Institute, as a sampling mainly for students, so they realize the evolution in the equipments confronting these with the laboratorial tools that use in classes.

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Rua do Campo Alegre, 1191
4150-181,Porto

    Characteristics


  • 1.00€
  • Museums
  • Outdoor areas, Bar/snack-bar

    opening hours


    Verão

  • monday: 9:00-18:00
  • tuesday: 9:00-18:00
  • thursday: 9:00-18:00
  • wednesday: 9:00-18:00
  • friday: 9:00-18:00
  • saturday: 9:00-18:00
  • sunday: 9:00-18:00
  • holiday: 9:00-18:00

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