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Pavilhao do Conhecimento- Ciencia Viva

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Address: Alameda dos Oceanos | Parque das Nacoes, Lisbon 1990-223, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 (0) 218917100
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Hands on science museum.

Fun for kids of all ages from 3-93! Lots of hands on things to do. Near the oceanarium and within Parque das Naçoes which is in itself a nice place to visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Santa Iria de Azoia, Portugal
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Santa Iria de Azoia, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun for kids of all ages from 3-93! Lots of hands on things to do. Near the oceanarium and within Parque das Naçoes which is in itself a nice place to visit.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Modern archictecture is all you'll be able to enjoy in this side of town, all recently constructed for Expo98, so don't expect historical landmarks. Trendy place, lots of cool bars, a big mall, cable cars with view of the sea and even an oceanarium.

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Bucharest
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We entered this place since we were in the area for the Oceanarium, but this museum is at least as interesting and entertaining! English language is catered for in the museum, there is an area especially designed for kids up to 8 years old and other area for older kids and adults. Highly enjoyable! You can easily spend 2 hpurs... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place if you need some good content to entertain your brain or nourish your kids. Fun and make sure to walk aroud to discover the art around the building.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We loved the doing room. Our 2 and 3 year old kids had loads of fun making hot air balloons to send up the wind chute. The eldest also had loads of fun in the pretend construction site.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

It could use some modernisation and more interesting exhibition. There are way better science museums in the Europe. It also looked like some kids had no idea and didnt understand what to do there.

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England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

When entering the Science Museum, I was immediately concerned that there might not be much to the place. It seemed large and largely empty at first; plenty of space to put things as you walk in, but mostly barren. A little further in we were met by a robot, which was rolling itself about, but was unfortunately experiencing a system... More 

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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

The place is not big, but the exhibitions are interactive and really good. Kids enjoy and have a blast of time. From learning how bacteria spreads, make games with light, build houses, play astronaut, make drawing robots or fly paper planes your kids will do a lot of these fun things that will entertain them for hours. The price is... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016 via mobile

We both enjoyed our visit. He was bummed they were closing and I was glad from exhaustion. I even got "you're the best mom ever" from him. All exhibits and activities had english option and there was always an employee (they all spoke english) nearby if we had questions. Of course some items were broken, this is always the case... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Lots of experiences for every age and every level of science knowledge. The workshop in the back room downstairs could keep busy children for an entire day! It's a bit expensive if you don't have that much time to spend in the place, but totally worth it if you plan to spend the day there.

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Staying in Parque das Nacoes

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Parque das Nacoes
This neighborhood was built up at the end of the 1990s mostly because of the Expo '98. The pavilions and structures that once were the home of all the Expo's attractions and exhibits are still culturally and artistically significant. In Parque das Nações you'll explore conference and concert pavilions, a shopping center, trendy restaurants and an enjoyable cable car ride you can't miss out on. On top of this, the amazing Lisbon Oceanarium (one of the most spectacular things you'll ever see in the city) will take your breath away: its respect and will to preserve natural wildlife is uncanny. Easily accessible by metro, bus or taxi from the city center, Parque das Nações is highly recommended for anyone who'll spend more than 3 days in the Portuguese capital.