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PUCRS Science and Technology Museum

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Address: Av. Ipiranga, 6681, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90619-900, Brazil
Phone Number: 51 3320 3521
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Science and Technology in Porto Alegre

An excellent attraction that you can visit alone or in groups and family. A place where you will have interactive experiences and learn about science.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Porto Alegre, RS
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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

An excellent attraction that you can visit alone or in groups and family. A place where you will have interactive experiences and learn about science.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

It is a family attraction you can plan and visit, fun and knowledgeable exhibits, with scientific shows, located inside the Pontifical Catholic University. It also has scientific collections include a large selection of fossils, specimens representative of our biodiversity, and pieces from archaeological excavations.

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Porto Alegre
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

great for kids; just like the science museums abroad; some physics and math experiments have students monitoring and helping. tons of fun

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State of Rio Grande do Sul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

the Museum has so many technology discovered. It is a walk between 1-2 hours. separated by different study areas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This museum is quite interactive and allows a friendly contact with the natural sciences. It is worth to plan to visit within a minimum of 2 hours (you should have no problem spending a whole afternoon playing around with the experiments).

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Porto Alegre
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The children stay all the day there and don't be tired. Big, modern, nice and funny museum. You can spend a good hours there.

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Oak Park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

TONS to do -- the museum is huge and provided hours of fun. Most displays are in Portuguese, but even non-Portuguese speakers will find plenty to keep kids busy. Our girls are 10 and 8 and really enjoyed themselves -- we went straight to the 3rd floor and checked out all the Physics stuff (which works in any language). Note... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I was surprised by the quality of this museum. It's rare to find educational activities to do with children in Brazil. There are many exhibits to choose from. We loved the electricity show! There is a very nice cafeteria for snacks, but there aren't any healthy options. My only complaint is that I wish they would do some maintenance in... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A place where you can learn about the biology, physics , mathematics, astronomy , etc. with interactive experiences , transforming journey through the knowledge into a great entertainment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I´ve been to dozens of museums all over the world but I have never seen one as interactive as this one. It is worth visiting, especially if you have kids. Gotta say that everything in the museum is in Portuguese.

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