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Centro Ciência Viva do Algarve

Leisure - Planetariums

The Centro Ciência Viva do Algarve is multi-thematic with two permanent exhibitions: “Knowing+, Eating Well, Walking Better” Physics, Geology, Food, Meteorology, Volcanism, are some of the scientific areas that you can get to know better by visiting this exhibition. Come and experience the sensation of an earthquake, see a live tornado, find out what your weight is on other planets, find out how many calories are in a pizza and much more! “Da Ria à Rua” focuses on the Ria Formosa ecosystem in addition to including several interactive support modules on the theme of Ria Formosa and coastal ecosystems, this exhibition includes several aquariums and a “apalpário”. The main theme of the center is the marine environment and its ex-libris is the apalpário, an open aquarium where it is possible to touch and interact with the help of our team in species that inhabit the intertidal zones of the Ria Formosa and discover and understand the specificities associated with their life cycle and the way they relate to them and the environment. Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday and holidays from 10 am to 6 pm. Last entry at 17:00 || Closed on Mondays, December 24th and 25th, December 31st and January 1st, and May 1st. During the winter it is also closed on Sundays. (automatic translation)

Rua Comandante Francisco Manuel, 8000-250
Faro (Sé e São Pedro), Faro (Faro)

Tel +351 289 890 920


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