Offering unique experiences and knowledge
The experimenta is Germany’s biggest Science Center, 25,000m2 offering a fascinating world of experiences and knowledge. There are more than 270 interactive stations, nine state-of-the-art laboratories with numerous and diverse courses for school classes and pre-school groups, an observatory and the Science Dome, a globally unique combination of planetarium and theatre.
This renders the experimenta not only one of the largest learning sites outside school in the country. It also offers a target group which ranges from pre-school to old-age pensioners a broad range of knowledge transfer that competes with the best and most innovative in Europe. The Science Center is an institution established by the Dieter Schwarz Foundation, one of Germany’s biggest foundations in the sectors of education and science.
Der Maker Space
A platform for creative ideas
The Maker Space is a truly unique space: an open platform, free of charge, inviting everyone from age 14 – 25 (but also older visitors!) to engage in developing, creating and debating. The opening hours (15:00 to 22:00, daily except Sunday and Monday) are designed to accommodate the main target group, including during vacations and on holidays. The relaxed start-up atmosphere incites creativity, and this space of encounters for innovative makers dazzles with extraordinary tech equipment. The Maker Space is equipped with 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC molding cutter, a workshop for woodworks and a video studio, as well as a space for fashion design and textile processing. All raw materials are provided free of charge. The Maker Space Team is on site for support and instructions how to operate the machines safely.