Macau Science Centre

Price Range

2 - 4.00

Reviews

4.3

Overview

Macau Science Center is the one and only science-themed museum in Macau. Its main task is to promote science popularization and education among adolescents and provide a pleasant platform for science education, exhibition and convention. Inaugurated in 2009 by Chinese President Hu Jintao, the Macau Science Center is designed by the Pei Partnership Architects' Sandi Pei, the son of renowned Chinese-American architect IM Pei. Macau Science Center is now a landmark of Macau, since it extremely close to the Macau Cultural Center and Fisherman's Wharf. Macau Science Center covers a floor space of 22,850 square meters and construction acreage of 32,245 square meters. The main structure is a combination of tilted conoid, hemispheroid and a diamond pedestal. The outside wall is dressed with silvery aluminized steel sheets and glass curtain. The glass curtain collects natural lighting for the inside , showing scientific and environmental design concept. Macau Science Center consists of Exhibition Center (the main building), Planetarium, Convention Center, podium buildings and an out of doors handrail. Macau Science Center boasts today’s cutting-edge technology equipments, such as the highest resolution 3D planetarium in the Space Theatre of the Planetarium.

 

Timings

  • Sunday : 10:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Sunday : 10:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Sunday : 10:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Sunday : 10:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Sunday : 10:00 am to 06:00 pm
  • Sunday : 10:00 am to 06:00 pm

Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.

 

How to Reach

  • By Bus : Bus routes towards Kun Iam Ecumenical Centre including 3A, 8, 10A and 12 will bring you to Macau Science Center

 

Ticket Pricing

  • For Adults : 4 USD for exhibition centre
  • For people under 11 or above 65 years old, the disabled and a caregiver : 2 USD for exhibition centre

You can visit the attractions within the Centre:

Exhibition Center

Exhibition Center is the ultimate focus of Macau Science Center. It has inclined conical facade and a beveled cylindrical top. The exhibition center is six-storey tall including the underground floor. From the first floor to the third floor are 14 exhibition halls. The fourth and fifth floors are the scenic pavilion and scenic deck. The exhibition halls has gallries themed science for kids, technology, environment and lifestyle, and a special exhibition of Macau Light rapid transit. In addition, there are coffee shops and boutiques inside the building.


Convention Center

The Convention Center has a diamond pedestal. It contains one multifunctional hall and four smaller conference rooms. The convention center is available for show,concert, seminar, banquet, exhibition.

 

Planetarium

The Planetarium boasts the highest resolution 3D planetarium in the world according to the Guinness World Records. The main structure is a cylinder in a diameter of 19.35 meters (63 feet) and a dome. The first floor is a machine room. The second floor is known to be a multifunctional theatre with most advanced projectors. The tilted semi-dome screen and high resolution 3D digital projectors make sure the amazing projection effects. There are totally 127 seats and 4 wheelchair spaces with interactive buttons. Visitors can use headphones to choose narrations of Mandarin (Putonghua), Portuguese and English. The theater presents both short-term and permanent film shows.

 

Annex building

The annex building is composed of shops, coffee houses, ticket office, offices, and so on. It is linked with other buildings by the outdoor handrai

Address

Macau Science Center, Macao

Rating & Reviews

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Heather B
Heather B
01/03/2020 19:49
Really fun afternoon, and you can’t beat the price. However, some exhibits were closed, and some activities in the exhibits didn’t work. Overall, kept the kids entertained for 4 hours!
Vincent Quan
Vincent Quan
12/28/2019 19:46
Had a really good time at the Macau science center with my kids. There are fourteen stations with various scientific themes for you young children to explore. This is better suited for younger kids (
Brigida Gomes
Brigida Gomes
01/08/2020 13:08
HIDDEN GEM - Le Lapin Macau at 5th Floor Lovely food, amazing night view, wonderful service! High end resto but well worth the money!
HK Muslimah LTC
HK Muslimah LTC
10/21/2019 21:01
Great place for kids to learn. Last week for the 1001 Inventions Exhibition in Macau. A diverse array of exhibits suitable for primary and secondary school children. A fun way for all to learn about our Muslim heritage.
angel gonzaga
angel gonzaga
07/01/2019 14:49
Good to visit with kids. Play and learn about science and technology. They won't get bored exploring the science center. There is dancing robots and many more... Its fun in Macau Science Center.

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