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Macao Science Center

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Address: Avenida Dr. Sun Yat-Sen, Macau, China
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Phone Number: 853-28880822
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10:00 - 18:00
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Fri - Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Macao Science Center (MSC) aims to promote science popularization and...

Macao Science Center (MSC) aims to promote science popularization and education among local adolescents, compliment tourism development in Macao and provide a regional platform for science education, convention and exhibition. With a gross floor area of 20,000 square metres, MSC consists of the Exhibition Center, the Planetarium and the Convention Center. The Exhibition Center, in the shape of an inclined cone, is the tallest building that contains 14 galleries arranged in an upward spiral. The dome-shaped Planetarium is flanked by the fan-shaped Convention Center and office building. Supporting facilities include a gift shop, restaurants and a nursery room, providing visitors with a full range of services. The 5,800-square metres Exhibition Center consists of 14 galleries and an atrium. The 12 permanent galleries cover topics in Space Science, Fun Science, Children Science, Science Express, Robotic, Sound, Earth, Genetics (DNA), Eco Conservation, Sport Health, Sport Challenge and Food Science. There are 2 galleries reserved for special exhibitions. The exhibitions seek to provide knowledge-oriented, scientific and interesting interactive exhibits, and allow visitors to explore science in a hands-on way. Awarded the highest resolution 3D planetarium by the Guinness World Records since 2011, the Planetarium has a dome-shaped tilted screen of 15.24 metres in diameter. It is installed with a set of 12 digital projectors of 4,096 x 2,048 pixels each for showing dome films with ultra high-definition up to 8,000 x 8,000 pixels. The Planetarium having 127 seats and 4 wheelchair spaces are all equipped with interactive controls. Wearing specially made glasses, the audience can see 3D images projected onto the screen. Its powerful database, coupled with an amazing array of projection effects, can take audiences onto a journey travelling freely in space and time. The system can also show digital dome films, making the Planetarium a multi-functional dome theatre. The Convention Center consists of a multi-functional Convention Hall and 4 Meeting Rooms. Two of the Meeting Rooms may be combined into one if needed. The Convention Hall can accommodate 400 people for meetings and about 200 for ballroom events. The Center is equipped with professional audio-visual facilities, simultaneous interpretation system, and video conferencing equipment, making it ideal for different kinds of meetings, lectures, seminars and award presentations.

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This is a funny place for people to learn more about science and history. I love this place a lot because I can learn many sciences out of the school. Visit Macao Science Center... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a funny place for people to learn more about science and history. I love this place a lot because I can learn many sciences out of the school. Visit Macao Science Center, we need to buy ticket and it is very cheap. This good thing of the center is that it is a good place for parents and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Macao Science Center is an interesting place, where children can learn many things about science and technology. In this center, there are many different exhibition halls with different themes such as water, electronic, envirnoment. In tthese exhibition halls, it provides a lot of games and little experiments to show some knowlodge about science. Also, there are some 3D films which... More 

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1 Thank Ella T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the entrance to the science museum, there was a heart tree, is very special, outside the scenery is also very beautiful too, can look to the sea nearby, I'm here to appreciate the sunset, it so relax. There are many interesting things in the science museum, and there are 3 d dinosaur movies, such as pavilions, layers. Each floor... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Macao Science Center is a very interesting place. It has exhibition center and planetarium. Planetarium is a wonderful cinema with the highest resolution 3D planetarium in the world, you can watch excellent movies about astronomy. Only cheap cost to get unforgettable experience. I watch for 3times, and that is very wonderful. In the other hand, pay a very cheap price... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Macao Science Center is one for the Macao science-themed museum. It designed by a famous architect call Ieoh Ming Pei who known as the last master of high modernist architecture. So its exterior is very expecial. The Macau Science Museum is located at Sun Yat Sen Avenue and it is adjacent to Macau Cultural Center and Macau Fisherman's Wharf. It... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Macau science center of the architectural appearance is a designer design, I think the science center looks like a Japanese Superman's head, it is especially cute. Outside the science center there is a heart-shaped tree, a lot of couples have to go there to take pictures. Go to buy a ticket, the students have a discount, which has McDonald's,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Macau, here also has a science center, Macau Science Center. For myself, I also have some memory in Macau Science Center. My first dating with a girl was date at Macau Science Center in my F1. When I was F1 student, Macau Science Center was a new building and I had not been there yet. One day, a girl... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Macao science centre is a funny place at Macao. There are 13 areas and have different type of science games and display samples, no matter adult or child, it also can play with it. It can get some science knowledge after they play the game. In different period,the centre would change the style in the key product. It can be... More 

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1 Thank Wu N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Actually I had been to the center several times, there were so many memories here. The first time I came here with my mum for watching the 3D movie about the earth and the space. After that, I usually came here with my friends. Actually I do think here do not have much to play, every time I came here... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On 29th April to 27th May, it had a big big big yellow duck on the sea nearby the Macau Science Museum. It is a concept of the Netherlands artist Florentine Hoffman created by the rubber duck art. He has produced a number of styles, including one of the world's largest for the 26×20× 32m. The rubber duck traveled 34... More 

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