“Ciência Viva” Centre of Alviela

At the “Ciência Viva” Centre of Aviela – Carsoscópio, one can virtually travel through the 175 million years’ history of the Estremadura's Limestone Massif. Unveil the 3D underground watercourses, as well as the fauna, flora and geological special features through interactive exhibitions.

This space is part of the National Network of “Ciência Viva” Centres and the exhibitions were brought forth in collaboration with the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria and the Nature and Forests Conservation Institute. 


Phone number: + 351 249 881 805

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Ticket prices: http://www.alviela.cienciaviva.pt/visite-nos/bilheteira/  



Praia Fluvial dos Olhos d'Água do Alviela, Louriceira, 2380-450 Alcanena

GPS coordinates: 39º 26´ 43" N / 8º 42' 37" W


Opening hours:

Tuesday to Sunday – 10:00 to 18:00

1 May to 30 September: 

Tuesday to Sunday – 10:00 to 18:00

Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays – 11:00 to 19:00