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Centro Ciencia Viva de Lagos

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Address: Rua Dr. Faria e Silva, 34, Lagos, Portugal
Phone Number: 351 282 770 000
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Useful way to spend a couple of hours. €6 for 2 adults & 3 young kids.. Great value. Interesting ways to appreciate early technology & a couple of fun ways (lighthouse, garden... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Wexford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Useful way to spend a couple of hours. €6 for 2 adults & 3 young kids.. Great value. Interesting ways to appreciate early technology & a couple of fun ways (lighthouse, garden & ship) for it to finish off too. Closed on Monday (might be worth knowing)

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We went with a 2 year old and a 5 year old on a Saturday afternoon in mid-April and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. We were the only people in the whole place so no waiting to have a go on anything. Exhibits were very good and could be enjoyed by a wide range of ages, including 2 year olds, with... More 

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Dover, New Hampshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We went without children and had a great time. It was rainy outside and the middle of the day during the week. Due to our timing, we had the place to ourselves. Therefore, no waiting behind kids to play!

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Enjoy a walk down the walkway, view the replica sailing boat that the early adventurers braved the seas in to discover new lands. Vendors ply their trades from small huts along the waterside. The town is pretty and well worth a walk round.

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

The science museum in Lagos is great value at only €6 for a family of 4. We enjoyed 2 hours of educational fun. Lots of hands on exhibits. Kid's (age 7 & 5) favourite was sending semaphore messages to the adults! Well worth a visit to break up a day and as a great alternative to the beach and pool.

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Ballina, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Went to Lagos in May 2013 with 4 other friends... I loved it so much 2 do it can b quite expensive but bars and restaurants were amazing. we did a beer gong competition, mountaineering, kayaking and lots of fun stuff id def go back...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

If I recall it was about 6 euro for 2 adults and 1 child, almost all of the exhibits are fun and hands on to engage the children, our son is 8 and loved it, especially the pirate ship outside and the semaphore exhibition. Go to the third floor of the fish market and the entrance to the museum can... More 

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Lagos, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The kids love it, educational, fun & great value & location Everyone should add this to their Lagos to do list

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Sheffield
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

If you go to the Algarve you need to visit Lagos. This is a lovely quaint little town with a nice harbour. It's really clean - some lovely little shops and restaurants. We didn't spend enough time there because we were on a trip but would definitely go back. It's got charm and well worth a visit.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Nice outdoor playground where the kids can play and learn at the same time. Shade and nice view also. The boys (3&7) loved it. You need 2 hours or more.

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