The Science Center of the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (UFJF) has a structure that extends beyond its base located in the João XXIII Application School, encompassing the Planetarium, the Astronomical Observatory and the Marmelos Plant Zero Museum.With the main objective of popularizing the dissemination of science around the region, the center covers not only the academic community within the University, but also all citizens who have interest in science. Its team consists of UFJF’f professors, researchers and administrative staff, besides effective contributions from the João XXIII Application School and the Federal Institute of Southeastern Minas Gerais (IF Sudeste MG).
Many attractions are available for visitors with didactic tours in new facilities, such as the Planetarium and the Astronomical Observatory (the latter being the largest in the state, allowing various types of sky contemplations, since details in high definition, like moon craters up to the view of a nebula or even a galaxy).
Address and phone number:
UFJF Science Center
Rua Visconde de Mauá 300, Barrio Santa Helena (in the João XXIII Application School)
Juiz de Fora (MG)
Telephone: + 55 (32) 3229-7606