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Macao Science Center

Avenida Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, Macau, China
853-28880822
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Ranked #22 of 163 attractions in Macau
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Owner description: Macao Science Center is a multi-functional science center designed with 3 major objectives: education, tourism and conferences. It aims to stimulate... more » Owner description: Macao Science Center is a multi-functional science center designed with 3 major objectives: education, tourism and conferences. It aims to stimulate and cultivate students’ interest in science and enhance public understanding of science and technology through interactive exhibitions and programs offered at the Planetarium. MSC wishes to become a regional tourist attraction combining learning, leisure and entertainment. It serves also as a convention center with state-of-the-art auditorium and facilities suitable for hosting meetings, conferences, seminars, and other events. Bus routes to Macao Science Center include 3A, 8, 10A and 12 towards Kun Iam Ecumenical Centre Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday, 10:00 to 18:00 Closed on Thursdays and Lunar New Year’s Eve Note: MSC opens daily from 1 July until 31 August 2012 « less
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Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This science museum housed in a fascinating IM Pei designed building was a fun usage if an afternoon for me and 5 early-20's friends. We really enjoyed the various exhibits and the unique way that the swirling ramp takes gradually leads you and through each exhibit. It's probably even better for kids as there are some areas that are specifically... More

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Macau, China
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Excellent if you are travelling with children but there is still enough to fascinate adults particularly if there is a temporary exhibition. Incorporated into the Centre is also the Planetarium which hosts public talks/star viewing - fabulous. There is a good shop, and an on site McDonalds (good coffee) which probably a plus if again travelling with children. Served by... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

We visited the science centre in Macau. It has to be one of the best kids museum/centre we have visited in years! Every floor is packed with fun activities each a different topic. My son was delighted when he got to put on a hard hat a vest to build. The kids ran to each floor as they couldn't wait... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

My boys (4,2) cried when we told them we were leaving. Good idea to start at the top and work your way down...the exhibits are good sized - you're not walking excessively to get to the next activity. There's an app to record your progress too! Would definitely bring the kidies again!

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Genk, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Our own national science museum could learn a trick or two of the people behind the Macao Science Center

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Bangkok
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27 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Because my wife and I were in Macau for 6 days, I guess we got to do a few things that most travellers would not get to see - The Science Museum being probably one of them. We really loved it! The museum is not expensive but it's incredibly well laid out and informative and not many visitors on the... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This museum is great for children. Planetarium with 3D theater is great. Fourteen exhibitions are interesting. Children are having fun with playing and learning. The building is beautifully designed by I M Pei, very famous architect. Great view of Macau tower and bridges can be seen from here.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

A place should not miss when visiting Macau especially if you have children. A good place for children to learn and to play. It stimulates brain to think and let children to learn in a safety places together with parant. Children can even do role play in a well decoated room like construction site.

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Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Great Five Story Museum with lot of activity for kids for 3 - 4 Hrs the Imax 3D theatre with Multi-Language Support is Great

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

The Macau Science Centre has an excellent design. YOu simply go to the gallery at the highest level and then follow the spiral path to the galleries at other levels. You will find a wide-range of exhibitions and games from cooking, sports to astrology, weather and conservation. There are plenty of hands-on activities and the children would be engaged for... More

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