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Centro Ciencia Viva de Lagos

Rua Dr. Faria e Silva, 34, Lagos, Portugal
351 282 770 000
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Ranked #9 of 31 Attractions in Lagos
Type: Museums
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UK
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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12 reviews 12 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Orpington, UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Pretty and interesting little town with lovely winding streets and plenty of nooks and crannies. Historic aspect is great, but there are also lots of shops and restaurants.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Enough to keep you and kids occupied for a couple of hours. Well thought out exhibits but not all working. Slight impression of an employment scheme as plenty of staff available to demonstrate and explain; but (and it maybe because into such things as sailing and navigation) not much depth. Completely weird Woman patrolling lower area of ship and associated... More

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

The science museum in Lagos is a great (and inexpensive) way to spend an hour of so with kids. We were looking for an alternative to beach and pool so visited the museum during our holiday last week. The exhibits are a mixture of simple hands on fun and more complicated concepts for older kids. The staff were very friendly... More

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Leeds
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We went after seeing reviews on Tripadvisor and this place sits on the third floor above the fish market. It was very cheap to get in (6 Euros for a family of four) and there were plenty of staff on hand to show the kids what to do with any of the exhibits if they needed it. We loved the... More

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cork
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73 reviews 73 reviews
17 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Great to give the kids a break from the pool and the get to learn something also. Great tour exercises the mind with puzzles and lot of information. Make sure you go it's up over the fish market just get the lift.

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North Lanarkshire - Scotland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Took a visit to this attraction in March 2013 on a dull coldish day. For 4E ( 2 adults and one child - £3.60 all in) we had a guided tour of all the exhibits and was shown in great detail how to complete each task. The guides never left our side, all spoke english. There are interactive tasks for... More

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