Pavilhao do Conhecimento (Science Museum)

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The Pavilhão do Conhecimento – Ciência Viva (Pavilion of Knowledge – Live Science) is located on the left bank of the Tagus river, in Parque das Nações in Lisbon, Portugal.

It´s an interactive museum of science and technology that aims to make them more accessible to everyone, encouraging exploration and experimentation of the physical world.

He was part of the Expo 98 in 1998, now called the Parque das Nações. The designer of your building was the architect Carrilho da Graça, and was awarded nationally with the Valmor Prize and The Municipal Prize of Architecture in 1998, ex-aequo with Portugal Pavilion, in the same area.

During the event, the Pavillion had the name “Knowledge of the Seas Pavilion”, and their contents showed the relationship of man with the oceans over time. Among the attractions at the time, were miniature displays with holograms of numerous models of boats and submarines, and a life-sized model of a submarine designed by Leonardo da Vinci.

With the end of the event, the space was renovated as the Pavilion of Knowledge and open to the public in July 1999, becoming the largest interactive center of science and technology of the Live Science network in the country. Receives an average of more than 850 visitors per day .

Useful facts

Name: Pavilhão do Conhecimento

Location: Alameda dos Oceanos Lote 2.10.01

Telephone number: (+351) 218 917 100

Specialty: Live and interactive science experiences

Educational programs: Yes

Theater: No

Opening hours: 10.00 – 18.00

Admission fee: Children 3 euro, Adults 7 euro, Family 15 euro

Gift shop: Yes


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