Update 23/10/2020 — Technopolis and Dinopolis remain OPEN! To visit us you need an online ticket and/​or a registration confirmation.
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Day programme

Discover what you can experience in one day!
There is so much to explore at Technopolis, you need more than one day! On this page you can find everything you can discover. Do you wish to know the exact time and place of each activity during your visit? Then download our free app.

Only open on Wednesdays and during weekends, and every day during the autumn break

In order to limit the spread of the corona virus, we are no longer allowed to receive individual visitors and school groups at the same time. That is why we only receive individual visitors on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

During the autumn break, Technopolis is open every day, including holidays and Sundays. Technopolis is also open on 11 November.

Use our app during your visit

Make your visit to Technopolis even smoother using our app! From now on, you don't have to miss a single demo, show or workshop. You can also create a list of your favourite exhibits. Go straight to your target and don't lose a minute of experimenting fun via the handy map that can zoom in and out.

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Exhibitions* (NL / FR / ENG)

In the light of the corona crisis, we have taken a series of measures for your safety and that of our employees to make our exhibitions as safe as possible. For example, it was necessary to partially or completely seal off or remove certain exhibits that could not be sufficiently decontaminated or where insufficient physical distance could be maintained. Discover which exibits.

* Your day ticket gives access to all exhibitions at Technopolis except for our temporary outdoors exhibition Dinopolis.

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Children's Science Centre

The Children’s Science Centre opens a world made for children: your little ones will go on a journey of discovery through the City, the Park and the Wharf and they also get to learn about the Human Body.

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Playing sports outside the box

Playing sports is healthy… but Sports 2.0 is COOL! Add some new technologies to your sports experience and you’ll be surprised how simple and how much fun it is to expand your boundaries. Experience virtual paragliding and climb to the top yourself in augmented reality. Or do mind-blowing stunts without getting any scratches or bruises.

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Water side makes room for new zone

Our Water side has been removed to make way for a brand-new zone that will partially open at the end of 2020. Our best setups from the Water side will be temporarily stored. By the end of 2022, they will be given a nice spot in the by then renovated and expanded Children’s Science Centre. Discover all our plans for the future!

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Science Treasures

From now on, you will find a whole series of science treasures in Technopolis. We’re talking about a collection of scientific principles that are so important that the world would look very different if they didn’t exist.
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Main exhibition

Our main exhibition is a mix of original and interactive exhibits that show the role science and technology play in our daily lives. 

Our Mendeleev game, a setup in which you search space for elements from Mendeleev’s table, will be given a different place. Therefore, it will be temporarily unavailable untill 25 October.

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Science Garden

Fill your lungs with some refreshing science in our Science Garden!

Head outside!
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Discover our music exhibition PLAY!

Technopolis is filled with thunderous beats and groovy sounds. The brand new music exhibition PLAY is totally ready. Are you?

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Xplora

What do you want to be when you grow up?

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Don't forget your RFID bracelet!

Did you know that a lot of our exhibits are equipped with RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology? Pick a bracelet when you enter Technopolis, hold it against the scanner of the exhibit you want to try out, enter your data just once and you will receive the results of your experiments in your mail box!

Workshops in the Lab* (NL)

The workshops in our Lab are normally done in Dutch, but there are also manuals present in French and English. Our attendants will do their best to help you out in French or English. How well we can help you depends on the language skills of the attendant in question, the complexity of the workshop and the number of participants.

During school vacations and on 11 November the Lab is open daily from 10:30 a.m. till 12:30 p.m. (noon) and from 1:30 p.m. till 4:30 p.m.

Reserve your spot. At Technopolis you get to choose which workshop.

* You can participate in all of the workshops in the Lab without having to pay extra.

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Drijvende tekening

Draw something on a white dinner plate and discover how you can make your drawing float!

During school vacations and on 11 November from 10:30 a.m. till 12:30 p.m. (noon) and from 1:30 p.m. till 4:30 p.m.

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Het geheim van de zwarte stift

Discover the secrets and bizarre characteristics of the colour black.

During school vacations and on 11 November from 10:30 a.m. till 12:30 p.m. (noon) and from 1:30 p.m. till 4:30 p.m.

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Bloedbedrog

Find out which athlete is taking EPO to boost his or her performance. Analyse the (fake) blood samples we give you to discover who’s cheating!

During school vacations and on 11 November from 10:30 a.m. till 12:30 p.m. (noon) and from 1:30 p.m. till 4:30 p.m.

Workshop at the Atelier* (NL)

Our workshops in the Atelier are normally done in Dutch. Our attendants will do their best to help you out in French or English, but also keep in mind that our software is often only available in Dutch (but often also in English). How well we can help you depends on the language skills of the attendant in question, the complexity of the workshop and the number of participants.

During school vacations and on 11 November the Atelier is open daily from 10:30 a.m. till 12:30 p.m. (noon) and from 1:30 p.m. till 4:30 p.m.

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* You can participate in all of the workshops in the Atelier without having to pay extra.

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Build the scariest LEGO set ever

Are you a genius LEGO designer? Then get started with an endless collection of bricks in our digital LEGO Studio 2.0.

Let your worst nightmares inspire you to scare the living daylights out of us with LEGO! The characters in your design are terrified, but of what? Do they meet Jack the Ripper or is there an evil robot that suddenly comes to life? The number of scenarios is endless!

During school vacations and on 11 November from 10:30 a.m. till 12:30 p.m. (noon) and from 1:30 p.m. till 4:30 p.m

Show* (NL)

Our edutainers will blow your mind and will leave you baffled with their impressive and surprising scientific experiments.

Reserve your spot for our show in the reservation module. You can only reserve your spot for one show at a time. Should you wish to attend more than one show, of course this is possible! First reserve your place for the first show and go through all the steps until you receive a final confirmation. Next, you return to the starting screen of the reservation module and you follow the same steps for the other show you wish to see.

* You can attend our show without having to pay extra.

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Quiz-o-polis (NL)

In what year was Einstein born? And who invented the light bulb? Years and names will help you in any quiz, but not in the Quiz-o-polis! During this live quiz show we will present a series of original experiments. It’s up to your team to correctly guess how these experiments end!

Reserve your spot.

On Saturdays and Sundays, twice a day until 25 October. Twice a day during the autumn and Christmas break.

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Show Een half uur natuur (NL)

Autumn is the ideal time to discover the science behind all kinds of special natural phenomena. During the show 30 minutes of nature” we will explore the plant and animal kingdom. Will you join us?

Reserve your spot.

Twice a day during the autumn and Christmas break. From 14 November until 13 December twice a day on Saturdays and Sundays.

Demos* (NL)

Sometimes you just have to see something to believe it! We demonstrate some fun science principles that will literally make your hair stand on end!

Reserve your spot for the demonstrations (W)ijs zonder water (NL) and Science Jukebox (NL) (both during the autumn and Christmas break) in the reservation module. You can only reserve your spot for one demonstration at a time. Should you wish to attend more than one demonstration, of course this is possible! First reserve your place for the first demonstration and go through all the steps until you receive a final confirmation. Next, you return to the starting screen of the reservation module and you follow the same steps for the other demonstration you wish to see.

* You can attend all of our demos without having to pay extra.

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Kettingreactie (NL)

Witness how to launch a rocket with a tape measure.

You do not need to make reservation in order to attend this demonstration.

On Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, up to 3 times a day. Not during the autumn and Christmas break.

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Demo Van de Graaff (NL)

We will make your hand stand on end using… electricity!

You do not need to make reservation in order to attend this demonstration.

On Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, up to 3 times a day. Not during the autumn and Christmas break.

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(W)ijs zonder water (NL)

We’ll treat you to a series of dry ice trials! Don’t just call dry ice, ice. Our seasoned edutainer will treat you to some spectacular tests. For some real goose bumps…

Reserve your spot if you wish to attend this demonstration during a school break.

Every Wednesday afternoon and twice a day during the autumn and Christmas break

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Science Jukebox (NL)

You ask, and our edutainer does the work! Choose an experiment from our hit list: a feast for your eyes and ears!

Reserve your spot.

Twice a day during the autumn and Christmas break

Programme may be subject to change

We will do our very best to guarantee this programme. However, the time schedule may be subject to possible changes.

Buy your tickets online and let us know when you drop by

In order to know exactly how many visitors we will be receiving, you are required to register your visit date online in advance and purchase your ticket online. If you still have a valid ticket or you are a subscriber, you only need to indicate when you will be visiting.