Swiss Science Center Technorama, Winterthur

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At Swiss Science Center Technorama, immerse yourself in the fascinating world of physics, chemistry, and biology through a wide assortment of interactive activities. Its 500 exhibits include a host of all-ages experiment stations where you can discover and test famous scientific theories. Topics include magnetism, mechanics, the human brain, and much more. Don't miss the museum's extensive toy train collection, considered to be one of the finest in the world. Reflect on all that you have learned over a coffee at the on-site restaurant. Alternatively, bring a picnic along to enjoy at one of the 150 indoor picnic spots or, weather permitting, the museum park. Before you head to Winterthur, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Winterthur online tour itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Winterthur has to offer, including Swiss Science Center Technorama.
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  • Has been a great day trip from Zurich, both kids (7yrs / 9yrs) couldn't get enough of experimenting, playing and finding out. Enjoyed the lighting show a lot! Highly recommended and a perfect "rainy.....  more »
  • A super place, especially on a rainy day. The Centre has experiments and challenges for all levels and abilities. It helps children to be curious about their world and to have fun with science. Each....  more »
  • Lots of things to discover in this Science Center. Here you can experience the physical, (electro-)mechanical, chemical interactions by yourself. Multi-language guides are there for a detailed...  more »
  • Amazing science museum! there is such a great variety of things to do! great for school trips, great for families, just great all round. Also have an awesome selection of toys/gadgets/souvenirs in the shop at the exit. Very friendly and welcoming staff. Recommended!
  • Been to Science museums in Boston, Houston and London and find that this one offers the best hands on experiences with hundreds of robustly maintained exhibits. Seldom seen so many delighted children, and the inner children brought out of the most jaded adult. All exhibits equally well documented in several languages.
  • There are a lot of great experiments and exhibits. Pretty much all popular/ important/ interesting phenomena are demonstrated in some way. I do think it could be modernised a bit and some new exhibits added because after going there a couple times there's nothing new there to go back for.
  • Highly interesting museum. Great place with lots of things and different effects, phenomena and other things to explore. Fantastic that one can try and experience so many small experiments. One should definitely as well see the shows they produce in the different areas. Bring a lot of time, plan for a break after some hours to relax the brain before getting back into it. Very insightful. Good to play and good to learn.
  • Highly recommend to take a few hours (even a day!) to explore this gem. The center consist of different floors, each presenting different puzzles, illusions and physics experiments. Not only do you learn a lot from it, but most of them are interactive and show you new perspectives. There are often live shows that explain to you how electricity is mafe, for examples. In conclusion, an amazing hands-on experience on different experiments in physics.

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