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Macao Science Center

Avenida Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, Macau, China
853-28880822
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Ranked #17 of 149 attractions in Macau
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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Genk, Belgium
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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69 reviews 69 reviews
27 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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Macau, China
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

I took my students here twice this year. It is a great interactive science museum experience! I've taken students to science museums in 3 countries and aside from the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, this is the best so far!

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Taipei
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This is a perfect place for families with kids. Please allow at least 3 hours to spend in there. My son, 4 and 1/2 years old, wouldn't leave. The place was both fun and educational. I would say it is suitable for kids ages 3 to 12.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Too bad there is no shuttle to go to the science centre. Taking a taxi is a challege there. Got overcharged for a short distance. The science center is very clean, with McDonald's. We could spend entire day there.

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KK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

We went to the Macau Science Centre at 4pm thinking that we would not have enough time to explore the whole centre. We were wrong! Pros:- 1. Toilets are super clean 2. Location is near town centre so a cab is not too expensive to take 3. There is a McDonald's restaurant there. Cons:- 1. A lot of things there... More

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