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Here you can explore different worlds of science with the marble run, night sky and shadow theatre to a hall of mirrors and music room.

Limited admission from 21 to 24 May 2024

If the number of visitors is high, the Kids’ Kingdom will be temporarily closed to additional visitors. A limited number of access tickets will be available on an hourly basis. More information will be available on site. 

Giant Guitar

Not only is it possible to play the giant guitar – you can also crawl inside it!
Pluck one of its strings. What do you feel? Use your hands to feel the sound’s vibrations on the walls of the guitar.
The hollow wooden body enhances the sound of the instrument. Count the guitar strings! The giant guitar is a replica of a very old guitar and therefore only has five strings.

You can find more musical instruments in the Musical Instruments Exhibition.

“I like the guitar – it’s really big. I wish I was that big.”
Luka, aged 6

Don’t miss out!Interactive programmes and workshops take place regularly in the Kids’ Kingdom!

Books for Children

These Exhibitions are particularly interesting for Children:



A unique experience! Walk through this 500-metre long exhibition mine and gain a very realistic insight into an underground world of days gone by.

View of a diving suit in the Oceanography exhibition.


With the help of the submersible GEO exhibited here, the primitive deep-sea creatures called coelacanths were filmed for the first time ever in their natural environment! The exhibition offers insights into fascinating underwater worlds and the history of diving.

Familie vor Fischer-Ewer „Maria“

Marine Navigation

Bridges between continents: ships enabled access to the farthest corners of the earth. Marine navigation has fostered communication and trade, but it has also led to many wars. Trace the development of shipping in this wonderful exhibition.

Wings of the Lilienthal glider.

Historic Aviation

Be inspired by an original plane from the Wright brothers and a faithful replica of Otto Lilienthal’s glider. Learn all about mankind’s dream of flight and how it became reality.

View into space – stellar nursery


Discover an ensemble of extraordinary exhibits across several floors. Take a guided tour to two historic observatories and explore the state-of-the-art exhibition area on cosmology.