Museological Unit of Metrology - Casa da Balança


With its doors open since 1999, and located in Largo do Chão das Covas, the Casa da Balança is a museological unit of Metrology.
The exhibition displays a representative permanent collection of the history of Metrology in Portugal with measuring instruments from the fifteenth to the twentieth century. This permanent exhibition typifies the calibration workshop at Évora City Council, which was inactivated in 1993.
The goals of Casa da Balança are to study, preserve, valorise and disseminate its heritage fund. Accordingly, offers free or guided visits to its permanent collection and has its own program of activities for the public, on the premises and in itinerancy.

 

Largo Chão das Covas nº15

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Address: Largo Chão das Covas nº15
Phone: 266 777 192
Web: http://www2.cmevora.pt/casadabalanca/casa_balanca.asp
Email: casadabalanca@mail.evora.net
Schedule: 09h00 - 12h30 / 14h00 - 17h30
Closed: weekend
Free admission with prior appointment
Custody: Câmara Municipal de Évora - Division of Heritage and Culture