We are building the future at Technopolis. You can take that quite literally at the moment. Since 2019, we have been renewing the offerings in our exhibition areas step by step. Discover quickly how.
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What’s new and what’s coming up?

If you’ve been to Technopolis recently, you will have noticed STEK, our brand-new zone for young makers, and Sea Force. There’s no ignoring all the new interactive exhibits in our main exhibition either. In the past few years, our entire main exhibition has been almost completely redesigned. But we’re not finished yet! The redesigning and expansion of our Children’s Science Centre are next.


Since 2019

In 2019, we set up a special area for young people aged between 14 and 18 where (under normal circumstances) we regularly organize workshops. Since March 2020 there is also a gigantic Tower (yes, with capital T) where young makers can exchange thoughts and where (amongst many other things) talks are organised.

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2. Sea Force

Since July 1st 2021

In the second phase of our redesign we’ve added an immersive digital space. At the moment, you will find Sea Force
there, an exhibition in which you can dive into the future of the seas and ports. Without getting wet, you can help build a windmill, discover fish species with a drone and build a self-sufficient island.

Dive into the future

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3. Pure: phase 1 

Since winter 2021

Pure” is the name we gave to the redesign of our main exhibition, featuring pure science. Our new interactive exhibits all highlight the basic principles of science and are an essential part of Technopolis.

Main exhibition

4. Pure: phase 2 

As of September 2022

In this phase we’ve added even more classics to our main exhibition. Most of them are already in place, but we will add a few more exhibits in the course of the autumn.

5. Children’s Science Centre: phase 1 

Our science paradise for the very young is in for a thorough renovation. 

6. Children’s Science Centre: phase 2

In this phase we will add a ground floor to the Children’s Science Centre. 

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It just gets better and better!

Over the next few years, you’re going to see a lot of change at Technopolis. Don’t worry; it’ll all get (even) better. But, before that happens, you’ll come across a closed sign or a fence here and there. We admit that’s not always nice. But change is needed to move forward.

Because not only the exhibition space is undergoing significant changes. We also have a lot of infrastructural changes planned.

Infrastructure improvements

Here are a number of works, in random order:

  • Refurbishment of the reception and shop (adapted flow)
  • Renewal of the Workshop and the Lab
  • Renovation of the restaurant, the coffee corner and the picnic area
  • A shelter at the entrance
  • New signposts

And the price tag?

The Flemish Government grants us a one-off investment of €10 million to completely renew Technopolis and to make it future-proof. As of the end of this year, you will already reap the benefits of this investment. That’s a promise!

This project can be realized thanks to the support of the Science Communication Policy of the Flemish Government.

We are in the midst of a significant change where we want to evolve into a place where children can experience the future, discover their talents and (more than ever) become fascinated with science and technology.The last two years, we have been working very hard to support this growth and, together with all stakeholders (companies, educational partners, government) we have written a plan to achieve our ambition.”

Stephane Berghmans, CEO Technopolis

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