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Address: Ars-Electronica-Strasse 1, Linz 4040 , Austria
Phone Number: 0043.732.7272.0
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Brilliant museum for all ages

We visited on arrival on a Sunday in Linz as it is shut Monday, and enjoyed a longer than expected 3 hour visit. It can be hard to find museums that appeal to teenage boys, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We visited on arrival on a Sunday in Linz as it is shut Monday, and enjoyed a longer than expected 3 hour visit. It can be hard to find museums that appeal to teenage boys, but the technology exhibits fascinated them. The staff were really helpful, and there is a lot to see even if you're a technophobe. We would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Simply must visit to see how far the human intellect has developed. Numerous attractions from various knowledge fields. Great staff! Don't miss the Deep Space 4K show! (it's be renovated soon to become 8K resolution!) Allow at least 4 hours to visit the venue.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a very innovative place really making all efforts to keep pace with all aspects of Science and Technology. The English language performances are available so if you have to wait for one, head upstairs to the restaurant for fabulous views of the Danube and the best Aperols in the City.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The combination from interesting science facts, video display and a first class dining section with a view over the river Rhein.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

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

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