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Mathematikum

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Address: Liebigstr. 8, 35390 Giessen, Hesse, Germany
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+49 641 9697970
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Mon - Wed 09:00 - 18:00
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For a raining day

It's really nice museum for adults and kids. It's really a plus, that you can experience the museum, especially for the kids. We will go again soon.

Reviewed 29 January 2017
Manu M
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Giessen
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Giessen
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

It's really nice museum for adults and kids. It's really a plus, that you can experience the museum, especially for the kids. We will go again soon.

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Reviewed 23 January 2017

This place is an absolute must-have-seen. Alternating exhibitions make this unique institution a new experience every couple of months - over and over again. Mirrors, puzzles, experiments for all ages will help you spend a fun day with kids or without, even on a rainy day.

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Thank Regina D
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3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This museum always has changing display, which are intresting and we'll presented. NOT all explanations are in German which was helpful to me. The craftsmanship of begone era's was quit amazing. A great place for children and inquisitive teens with some hands on exhibts

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Thank Stephen N
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I wasn't too sure about this as a day out as it is described as a maths museum...not really my idea of fun for my 8 year old daughter. But as it was miserable outside we decided to give it a try.... And had a great time! €18 euro family ticket to enter, ample public parking close by, a big... More 

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Thank M P
Linden, Germany
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Mathematikum has become in a relatively short time one of Gießen's "must-sees", especially for families with children. There's a bit of something for everyone and adults will also find themselves surprisingly fascinated and amused here.

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46 reviews
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing eventhough situated in a tiny town of giessen. Small place yet lots of stuff arranged neatly and will keep young children occupied for good couple of hours. And they wouldn't want to leave.

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Largo, Florida
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55 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

An excellent place to visit especially on a rainy day when you need something to do with children. Many hands on exhibits explore aspects of math and science.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Fully interactive exhibits of physics and maths in a form that kids and adults could both enjoy. Three stories of hands on science education. We visited on a Monday and had the museum virtually to ourselves. Build da vinci's bridge or tessellations or create music using random dice throws see the Wankel engine and an enigma machine and find your... More 

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Thank sandraO1109BX
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56 reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

If you are a friend of this science you will be happy. Especially children seemed to like it. Me as an adult with a personal allergy against maths completely felt lost and bored there. So for me nothing special and I would not visit it again.

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Reviewed 3 February 2016

I can't say much,you have to see and try it out.it's so informative and fun at the same time.school had to be like this.a lot of experiments that you can do by your own.they have a wall with allmost all numbers of the π=3.14159 etc.

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