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PUCRS Science and Technology Museum

Av. Ipiranga, 6681, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90619-900, Brazil
51 3320 3521
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Ranked #1 of 124 attractions in Porto Alegre
Type: Specialty Museums
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Porto Alegre, RS
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

It's a cool place to visit, if you're into science, technology or dinosaurs. It's located in the campus of the Catholic University of RS, which also worth a visit.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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60 reviews 60 reviews
43 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

You may interact with almost everything that is shown. The museum is very didactic, and it a must see with children.

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Fortaleza, CE
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

The museum carries the same spirit of MoSi and other congeners around. A lot of fun and learning for kids and adults too.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

From kids to adults, it is one of the best attractions in town! It is a permanent exhibit under constant renewal, with lots of attractions spanning many fields, including biology, technology, history, geography, physics (the main one), and more. And most of it is interactive: you are supposed to touch it, try it, see how it works, like a scientific... More

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Porto Alegre, RS
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

The trip was spoilt by some misinformation regarding the last time for the dinosaur outside to roar. They said 6pm when it was actually 5pm. That wasn't the problem though. The problem was the attitude of the receptionist who made zero effort to take our feedback and disappointment as something that should be of concern to the museum. That was... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Entertaining, and if you have kids they will have fun and enjoy it. I particularly liked the physics exhibits... in many of them I had to got back to my college physics to figure out the reason for what was happening. Had a great time.

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Mexico
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

A very interactive and very well maintaned museum, get ready to spend at least 3 hours looking at all educational devices inside. Children will enjoy and learn at the same time.

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Porto Alegre
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8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This place worth the time and money spent. It is an excellent science and technology museum for all ages. There is a interactive section for young kinds where you can spend a whole morning with your 3yrs-old kid. There are interesting and interactive experiments on physics and psychophysics. Scientific collections include archeology and paleontology besides botanics and zoology. This museum... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

An interesting place to take the kids for a visit! Very educative! From dinosaurs to tecnology! Many interactive experiments!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

A really nice technology museum. Please book a day to know this mandatory place in Porto Alegre. I indicate this place for all ages.

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