Exploring, experimenting, researching and trying things out is the clear focus at some popular experience destinations. Visitors participate in entire series of experiments that challenge the intellect and really make heads spin, for example. Planetariums whisk space pilots away to distant stars and strange galaxies. Various aspects of everyday life play a role in varied permanent exhibitions. Some institutions are even dedicated to presenting an element, other establishments dissect the scientific links between flora and fauna from a natural history perspective. Anyone who wants to find out more about physical laws, chemical processes and technical advances will certainly expand their horizons in many different ways at the educational establishments.
Please note that interested parties should check the websites of the museums to see whether dates and opening times have changed. There you will usually find information on behavioral requirements, access limits and hygiene measures as well.
LWL Museum of Natural History in Münster
Two permanent exhibitions and regular special formats provide insights into the world of plants and animals. Impressive skeletons, models and specimens await. The planetarium offers shows for stargazers and space fans.
Zeiss Planetarium in Bochum
Fascinating astronomy shows take the visitors’ breath away. Thousands of stars rush by. You can explore space for yourself at the Bochum Planetarium, without any astronaut training, a rocket or spacesuit. State-of-the-art technology allows anyone to take a trip to outer space.