Pavilion of Knowledge - Ciência Viva Science Centre is situated in Parque das Nações, in the former premises of Expo 98, in Lisbon. It is easily recognised due to the great volume of the main nave.



Underground: Gare do Oriente - Red Line

Train: Gare do Oriente

Bus: The closest CARRIS bus stop is the “Oceanário Lisboa”, at Alameda dos Oceanos, served by buses 26B and 728.

There is paid parking nearby.

At Gare do Oriente you can find buses 400, 705, 708, 725, 728, 744, 750, 759, 782 and 794.

By car: Parking facilities nearby: Parque da Doca, Parque do Casino – Alameda dos Oceanos or Parque do Oceanário.


Pavilion of Knowledge - Ciência Viva Science Centre
Largo José Mariano Gago, nº1
Parque das Nações
1990-073 Lisbon

Reservations Telephone: (+351) 21 891 71 04

General Telephone: +351 21 891 71 00


Plan your safe visit

To make your visit more comfortable, we recommend booking your timed tickets online. Visitors without a scheduled visit may have conditioned access depending on the capacity currently available. 

Book your timed tickets to guarantee your visit at the desired schedule.

Payment methods
You may choose the most convenient option for you:

· Ticket office at the Pavillion of Knowledge
After booking online you may proceed with the payment at the Pavillion's ticket office.


· Online
You can book and buy timed tickets online.
Important: the Family Ticket and some discounts can only be applied at the ticket office located at the Pavilion of Knowledge. For more information, please check our price list.


Check our Guide for a Safe Visit.


Opening hours

Opening hours from Monday to Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. (last entrance: 05:30 p.m.; 04:30 p.m. for groups) 

Weekends and Bank Holidays: 11:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m. (last entrance at 06:30 p.m.)

Average visit duration: 01h30m 


The Pavilion of Knowledge - Ciência Viva Science Centre will be closed on 24, 25 and 31 December and 1 January.


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