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Address: Ars-Electronica-Strasse 1, Linz 4040 , Austria
Phone Number: 0043.732.7272.0
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Amazing technology

I had never seen a museum dedicated to the changes in technology. It boggled my mind the new ideas that are being worked on and displayed. It is both a museum and an active... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
23 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I had never seen a museum dedicated to the changes in technology. It boggled my mind the new ideas that are being worked on and displayed. It is both a museum and an active research facility.

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philadelphia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Very bizarre. Did not live up to its billing. For one thing, most of the exhibits were not working or dysfunctional in one way or another. Many were ill-conceived bad conceptual art jokes. Begin with Parro, intended as a lifelike companion for folks with dementia but more like something out of mid 20th century special effects. Next, what is intended... More 

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Napa, California
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38 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Fabulous 3-D interactive theater; another theater with award-winning short films incorporating art and technology; great interactive exhibits for adults and children. Bargain price of 6 Euros for seniors.

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Even if you are not hungry you must visit it for a coffee and the view. Also a tour to see the work their doing at the Future Laboratory would be great!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Stayed here for a business conference in May 2015. The Deep Space interactive shows in the basement are stunning, as are the colour displays projected onto the building at nighttime. Amazing to think this place has been promoting the link between electronics and art since before the days of the personal computer.

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London, UK
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A somewhat strange museum we found with a vast array of exhibits, all based on new technology. Very interactive and I expect well suited for kids to experiment (there were a lot of families there). But the exhibits did seem a bit random and not all of them were working although the 3D cinema was interesting.There is a whole army... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Went for a exhibition opening with some friends who live in town. Really cool place, lots of interesting displays. A cool place to spend a few hours. At night the light show is really neat to watch from the inside.

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Linz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Was a perfect day with friends from the UK! It is a pleasure to have such a great thing in Linz to bring friends there to have a good time!

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Very interesting, and unlike lots of attractions in the city the exhibits have English translations. There are also English speaking staff at most of the exhibits to help you get the most out of it, and tours. You need a lump of time to see it all, we popped in for an hour and just wizzed round the things that... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The concept of this facility didn't live up to our hopes. Exhibits were rather random and there was no clear coherence behind the museum. Went to see the 3d show and most of the time was spent watching previews for future imax releases. Building architecture was the best part. If you have limited time in Linz, spend it elsewhere. Doesn't... More 

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Address: Address: Ars-Electronica-Strasse 1, Linz 4040 , Austria
Phone Number: 0043.732.7272.0
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Upper Austria  >  Linz

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