Centro Ciência Viva

Museum in North Coast

The Madeira branch of a national museum which covers a wide range of scientific topics in an imaginative, hands-on way. Here the focus is on Madeira's Unesco-listed laurisilva forests, their climate, biodiversity and the human relationship with it. Interactive exhibits include a bare-foot forest-floor walk, a virtual levada and heaps of other touchscreens, puzzles and films.

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