Max Planck Science Tunnel

Around the world with a multimedia journey through science

Exhibition

The touring exhibition for the Max Planck Society

The Max Planck Science Tunnel 3.0 continues one of the world’s most successful formats in science communication. Its two predecessors have enthralled almost nine million people to date. In the Max Planck Science Tunnel, visitors can learn about the importance of basic research for our future and the commitment researchers make.

The exhibition makes complex, current contents of basic research accessible and entertaining. Its architecture relies on flexible floor plans and modular information units. The technology was also developed with the specific strains of a travelling exhibition in mind. The first Science Tunnel premiered at the Expo 2000. Since 2012 the third, entirely redesigned exhibition is on the move. After its opening in Paderborn, the exhibition has travelled to Russia and Brazil, from there to China, and on to visit two cities in Turkey.

Research institutions and science centres from all over the world apply to host the Max Planck Society’s popular travelling exhibition. In addition to concept and design, Archimedes also signs responsible for the exhibition’s worldwide logistics, its assembly, transport, and customs formalities.

Client: Max Planck Society Exhibition Space: 1000 -1200 m² Opening: 2000 Duration: 2000 – 2018 Visitors: 3,5 million on 43 locations in 32 cities, in 22 countries and on 5 continents Languages: 9 languages

More Information: https://www.sciencetunnel.de

Project Highlight

Electric guide

Direktes Feedback

Jeder Besucher erhält am Eingang einen digitalen Ausstellungsführer. Die Navigation ist sehr einfach und ermöglicht den Besuchern den Zugang zu zwei Basisfunktionen: Zum Einen können sie, egal wo sie sich in der Ausstellung befinden, systematisch auf alle Themenbereiche zugreifen. Zum Anderen können die Besucher Marker scannen, die sie zu Wissenschaftler- Interviews und virtuellen Exponaten führen.

Im “Brief an die Zukunft” haben Besucher die Möglichkeit direktes Feedback zu den Themen der Ausstellung zu geben. Per Electronic Guide schicken sie ihre Zukunfts-Fragen, Wünsche oder Zweifel an das Ausstellungsteam. So entstehen für Publikum und Wissenschaft an jedem neuen Ausstellungsort neue Einsichten.