Cabinet of Curiosities

The University of Coimbra has a vast collection of items originating from the various lifestyles over seven centuries. From its research and teaching activities, huge amounts of objects of all kinds are still preserved.

The University of Coimbra decided to create a space where "the entire world" is presented in a single place, filled with ancient artefacts, organized in a way that is assumedly influenced by this spirit, making the visitor feel immersed in an almost magical environment. In this space, each object is properly displayed with a corresponding scenic lighting, will open doors to the desire to discover and experience the universe of its exoticism and beauty through the conjugation of images from all around the world

Cabinet of Curiosities

The University of Coimbra has a vast collection of items originating from the various lifestyles over seven centuries. From its research and teaching activities, huge amounts of objects of all kinds are still preserved.

The University of Coimbra decided to create a space where "the entire world" is presented in a single place, filled with ancient artefacts, organized in a way that is assumedly influenced by this spirit, making the visitor feel immersed in an almost magical environment. In this space, each object is properly displayed with a corresponding scenic lighting, will open doors to the desire to discover and experience the universe of its exoticism and beauty through the conjugation of images from all around the world