University of Porto – Historical Instruments from the Institute of Geophysics – Portugal




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The instruments actually belong to the Geophysical Institute of the University of Porto and have been entrusted to the Museum of Science – presently Museum of Natural History and Science – to be studied and preserved while the Institute’s historical building undergoes renovation.

The instruments are not listed online. We have between 100-150 instruments. If you are interested in learning more about our instruments please contact me at


Marisa Monteiro, curator