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“Very interesting hands on Science Museum”

KULTURAMA Museum des Menschen
Ranked #103 of 191 things to do in Zurich
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Kulturama conveys knowledge and science to mankind in a comprehensive manner. The museum documents, explains and illustrates the evolution of animals and men, the biology of men and aspects of the cultural history from the civilization of mankind. It combines natural science with cultural history and offers two fascinating journeys through time: the first one leads you through 3.5 billion years of history of the evolution of life. The second guides you through the life of man from procreation to death. The comparative anatomy with real skeletons of animals and men illustrates the link between the prehistoric times and the present. Kulturama showcases an impressive collection of anatomical specimens, fossils and models. The «Discovery Trail» permits you to experience the body structure of man and animals as well as evolution from prehistoric times. The exhibition How We Learn illustrates scientific perceptions as well as amazing and stimulating concepts in in the process of learning.
Reviewed February 26, 2012

The Kulturama museum is great for kids who enjoy science museums. It is stocked with great exhibits, high quality displays, and hands on activities. Right now, most of the displays are described in German, however, if you know the basics of evolution, the human body, and paleontology you can explain a lot using the exhibits as your guides. There is a fascinating exhibit with a mummy that we spent a lot of time at. Our kids took hold of the treasure map at the front desk and went exploring. We ended up in the hands on science section where they can test their senses and heart rates among other things. The staff is very helpful and excited to share the museum with you. We spent approximately 2 hours there, and it was well spent. The tram drops you right off at the corner and there is a great bakery across the street from the tram stop heading back towards the old town. The price is worth it, and if you have the Zurich Card it is even better.

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