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PUCRS Science and Technology Museum

Address: Av. Ipiranga, 6681, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90619-900, Brazil
Phone Number: 51 3320 3521
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Ranked #1 of 109 Attractions in Porto Alegre
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Very reasonable prices $5.00 US per person, plenty of items to touch and play with took my nephew their who enjoys it a lot. Good place to visit on a rainy day liked we did.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Best science and tec Museum in Americas. You can interage with The machine. Good for kids, students, almost a playground

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It's very interesting! Children and young people can be challenged to interact and learn scientific theories by experience. There is an excellent and cheep all-you-can-eat restaurant in the building.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

If you like science, it's a must see atraction. The place is huge with a lot of things to do and see, so you'll spend at least 3-4hours in it. A lot of the atractions are interactive, so if you have kids, they'll have tons of fun.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

One of the very few 'interactive museums' in Brazil and with a lot of useful and reliable information about almost everything: the human body, our ancestors, dinosaurs, natural phenomenos - volcanos, earthquakes, planets and so on. A must see to adults, kids, teenagers, families and friends

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Price and attention is good. Some machines were out of service. Everithing is very well described and bilingual.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The best museum in Porto Alegre. In the area of ​​science (mainly physics and biology). It is very interactive for children. Must see !!

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Philadelphia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The museum has a lot of different science exhibits. It does take time to go through them all. I would recommend about 3 hours. With children it might take even longer as they linger at ones that they particularly like. The exhibits are interactive but do require thought.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Went here for the morning with our 11 year old son. He loved it . The interactive exhibits were great and really gave him an understanding of the world , how if came about how we came about and how we have explored and developed it . A fantastic place fit for any capital city .

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Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

The museum has lots of cool science experiments etc, only thing is everything is in Portuguese! Not so good if you speak english, we still had fun even tho we didn't understand anything.

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