Ars Electronica Center, Linz

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Address: Ars-Electronica-Strasse 1, 4040 Linz, Austria

Phone: +43-73272720

Ticket Price: 8 EUR

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

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About Ars Electronica Center, Linz

This is the newer centre, opened in 2009. Its futuristic look is very in keeping with the museum’s focus on humankind and where it is going. It’s probably Linz’s most popular attraction.

The museum explores contemporary topics on the cutting edge of art, technology and society. By the way of interactive exhibits – such as robots, DNA manipulation, space travel and digital animation – the museum explores humanity’s effect on its environment and what the future may look like.

The permanent exhibit has four labs and two other exhibits:

  • Brain-Lab: Human brain, perception and medicine.
  • Bio-Lab: Biotechnology and its applications.
  • Fab-Lab: 3D printers and rapid prototyping.
  • Robo-Lab: Robotics and prosthetics.
  • Geo City: Current global developments in population and natural resources.
  • Deep Space: An excellent 3D exhibit.

The special exhibitions tend to be wild too.

Ars Electronica Center Information

  • No flash photography.
  • Wheelchair accessible.

Ars Electronica Center Ticket Prices

  • EUR 6 for students, military and civil servants, and the disabled.
  • EUR 16 for families
  • EUR 6 for groups of 12+
  • Free for under 6 and holders of the Linz Card.

How To reach Ars Electronica Center by Public Transport

  • Bus 200, 230, 251, 260, 270, 271, 305, 310, S209, S219, S237, S239, S249, S289 stopLinz/DonauHinsenkampplatz (Donautor)
  • Tram stop Hinsenkampplatz (Rudolfstrasse)

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Ars Electronica Center, Linz Reviews

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  • Must visit! It is a very interactive museum with a strong focus on consumer electronics & technology (e.g. 3D printer, VR Headsets, Music studio). The Deep space room is amazing! 3D projectors displaying stunning images on all the walls and the floor. Experience a tour around the universe in that room! Enjoy!

  • Very interesting museum for adults and kids. 3d movies including cartoons. Different virtual reality spaces and simulations. 3d designing for printing. Famous cities and interesting places panoramas. Sound games and many many more. Worth 1 day planning for visiting and it may be not enough :-)

  • Not felt that amazing as I had kept my expectations very high before visiting this place.Very good place for Kids from Adults perspective what I found fascinating was Deep Space 8K they have really kept the standards of motion picture with very deep resolution if you are planning to visit this place then don't miss this Deep Space 8K show.

  • The problem with a museum of modern innovation is that if you made it cutting edge in 2008 and never updated most of the exhibits and now it's 2017, your Museum is terrible. By definition. You're displaying technology that was old 5 years ago as if it's cutting edge. I'm sure it would've been mildly interesting in 2009, but really there is very little of interest here... Apart from the cloud artwork on the first floor and maybe the wax bodies exhibit when it's installed. The bathrooms are in the basement to the left as you face the stairs you can go back up - despite the WC symbols on every floor.

  • Highly recommended experience. 8k space experience will blow you away. Endless amounts of interactive art pieces including VR labs. All so interesting I could spend days here

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