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Discover the Museum of Science

Discover the Museum of Science

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English and Portuguese
Availability for this experience is rare.

About your host

My home is Coimbra, the eternal romantic city of students and bards. I fell in love with it as soon as I arrived as a college freshman and its charm never left me during all the years engaged as an active student. After I graduated and traveled the world, it just got stronger and I had to come back. I am now a tour guide in the Museum of Science, but I also want to share with you the rich…
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What we’ll do

We will travel back and see how the oldest University in Portugal scientifically unfolded in the century of Lights! By exploring the Museum of Science of the University of Coimbra at your own pace under my personal guidance, we will see the original lecture halls along with the uniqueness and beauty of each handcrafted instrument used for the first experimental classes in Physics. Each object has…

What else you should know

The tour times are flexible, so if you'd like to book a different time that is not available, just let me know. There may be other groups visiting the museum at the same time.

What to bring

You will need to buy the entrance ticket for the museum (5€ for regular adults) or bring with you the ticket with which you visited the Royal Palace and that directly gives you entrance into the Museum of Science.

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Where you'll be

We will see the charming original teaching and experimental halls hosting the Physics Gallery, where the art and teaching instruments from the XVIII and XIX centuries are displayed. We will take our time in the rooms thickly filled by Natural History and then access the building dedicated to the XVIII and XIX century Chemical Laboratory of the University.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Thu, 22nd Aug    From 16:00 to 18:00.
£15 per person
5 of 5 spots left
Availability for this experience is rare.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 6 and up can attend.

More tips

The tour times are flexible, so if you'd like to book a different time that is not available, just let me know. There may be other groups visiting the museum at the same time.
Natacha
museum visit
Discover the Museum of Science
1 review
£15 per person
1 review
£15 per person