Museum of Natural Sciences

Local nameMuseu de Ciências Naturais
LocationJardim Botânico, Porto Alegre, Brazil

The Museu de Ciências Naturais da Fundação Zoobotânica do Rio Grande do Sul, is a Brazilian museum located inside the Porto Alegre Botanical Garden. Open from Monday to Sunday 9am to 12pm and from 13h30 to 17h.

Emerged in 1954 from the breakup of a natural history collection of the Júlio de Castilhos Museum.The permanent exhibition features 49 windows, that approach the richness of species native to Rio Grande do Sul, both flora and fauna. The show is organized in an evolutionary sequence: plant today, groups of animals and paleontological showcases. In this way, show the characteristic fauna of various ecosystems of the state: swamp, field and forest.

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More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +55 51 3320-2032

Coordinates -30°3'5.792" N -51°10'38.059" E

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