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Ars Electronica Center

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Address: Ars-Electronica-Strasse 1, Linz 4040, Austria
Phone Number: 0043.732.7272.0
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Fun and innovative

Great place to visit for a few hours. Really informative exhibits and hands on demonstrations of new technologies and the challenges that can come with them, e.g. data analytics... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
SShu1
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to visit for a few hours. Really informative exhibits and hands on demonstrations of new technologies and the challenges that can come with them, e.g. data analytics as we all use the internet. Loved the swing that played the piano and pictures on the fly. Worth capturing by video.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a rainy day there with 4 children; there was a lot to see and do and it was very well maintained. As someone else commented, the staff rato per visitor was very good. However it would have helped a lot if they smiled occasionally or attempted to be helpful, particularly those working in areas that attract children. The... More 

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Manado, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the prime travel destinations for new media folks from around the globe. gadgets, hands-on displays and latest technology all combine to make it a top notch destinations. the Centre is associated with the ars electronica festival ,held every year in September. If you can't make it to the festival, this is the next best thing. Several... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Self called "museum of the future"... I didn't see any tech which are not currently in sale for the large market, and most of them were quite old (installations with Kinect... Seriously!) Maybe be interesting for people who are not aware of what's new in tech world. Otherwise it was very boring. Most of the interactive setups didn't work properly... More 

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the Ars Electronica but definitely expected more interaction and newer things. Anyway, the 8K experience on the entry level is a must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great spot to go for chilling. Great view of Danube and some of the historic buildings in Linz. It is totally free and you can also go there to drink a beer ( if you don't take one from home, there is a bar there which sells take away beers )

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Thank Giorgos N
Linz, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Combines art and Technology. Students of the Keppler University Take their Time to explain All Features and installations. Suitable for children starting 10 years old

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We heard a lot about this centre, great recommendantions about the festival in September and how innovative it is. Unfortunately we found out, that this place is the most boring place you can visit in Linz. Half of exhibits were out of order and the second part wasnt so interesting or without instructions how to operate with... We were really... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I've found the exibitions a bit boring - It is really for sience funs, perhaps more for children and students. But I admired the lighted facade every night - impressive!

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Delta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This building is slanted and looks to be falling over!! It is lit up at night with a terrific colour display! there's are a couple interesting buildings along the river!

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