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The Macao Science Center - designed by Chinese-American architect IM Pei world famous - is immediately recognizable by its silvery exterior, cone-shaped.
IM Pei is a world-renowned architect and considered a leader in his profession.
Mr. Pei has designed more than fifty projects in the U.S. and abroad, many of which have won awards.

The building is in a prominent position next to the sea and is now a landmark in Macao, clearly visible as it arrives from Hong Kong by ferry.

The design of the logo symbolizes the structure of the main building of the Macao Science Center, a three-dimensional perspective that can also be emptied by a single stroke line. This demonstrates the role of the Centre in promoting the public understanding of science by showing both external phenomena and internal principles.

The restoration works of the Macao Science Center, as well as their support facilities were officially launched the 1st December 2005 and concluded in late September 2006. On 19 October the same year, Edmund Ho, Chief Executive of the Macao SAR, presided over the ceremony of the Science Center of Macau, which marked the official start of construction of the Macao Science Center. After more than three years of construction and preparation, "Macao Science Center" was completed in 2009.

The main building has a distinctive shape, asymmetrical, with a conical spiral walkway and a large indoor atrium.

After Beijing and Hong Kong, Macau is the third city in the world to own the equipment screen 8000 x 8000 pixel.

There is also a planetarium facilities with 3D projection and OMNIMAX films where 3D visual effects give a fun yet educational insight into the fascinating world of science.
In addition, a model of the scale of spacecraft Shenzhou-VII and a host of intelligent robots are automated apresentadso Science Center in Macau.


Hours of Operation:
10:00 to 18:00 (tickets are only available until 05:30, closed on Thursdays and Lunar New Year's Eve, open on public holidays)

Tickets: Galleries Exhibitions - MOP25
Planetarium (2D Shows Sky Dome/2D) - MOP50
Planetarium (3D Sky Shows Dome/3D) - MOP65

Free admission for children under 2 years of age

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