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special exhibition

A Matter of taste

June 27, 2022 – January 8, 2023

Whether at meals or in fashion: everything is a question of taste. But why do we like what we like? This is a question experimenta gets to the bottom of in the special exhibition “A Matter of Taste”.

Come along on a fascinating tour of discovery: what contributes to my tastes? And what is actually behind the many decisions we make every day? Find out!

Special exhibition

The world is our guest at our special exhibitions in Heilbronn

Whether from France, Finland or the USA – experimenta brings special exhibitions from around the world to Heilbronn every year. The selection is as diverse as life around us. The spotlight at times is on the human body, on a natural phenomenon or fascinating facts from the animal and plant kingdoms. As different as the topics are, the exhibitions all have one thing in common: they communicate scientific facts in an entertaining and interactive way. This makes them an ideal complement to experimenta’s permanent exhibition.

Review of the 
special exhibitions

Teaser zur Sonderausstellung Darm mit Charme

Gut: The Inside Story of the
Body’s Most Underrated Organ

December 4, 2021 – May 1, 2022

Inspired by the global best-seller by Giulia and Jill Enders.

Straightforward and with a great deal of charm this exhibition is entirely devoted to the gut! This unique special exhibition from the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie, part of Universcience (Paris), invited visitors to take a closer look at many exiciting questions about the gut.

Sonderausstellung Ozeane


The exhibition from New York on a guest visit to Heilbronn
June 26, 2021 – November 7, 2021

Oceans are a fascinating world that have captured the imagination of researchers and scientists for centuries. The multi-media special exhibition from the renowned American Museum of Natural History in New York takes visitors on an exciting journey to the hidden depths of the sea. How do blue whales spend their days? What happens in the deep waters around Hawaii? How can we determine the best locations for marine protected areas? The exhibition from New York at experimenta plumbs the depths of these and many more questions.

Teaser zur Sonderausstellung „Du und dein Gehirn“

Mind Your Brain!

Special exhibition
October 24, 2020 – May 2, 2021

A wondrous world is concealed in the human head – the brain. Its amazing abilities were discovered by visitors to the exhibition „Mind Your Brain“. At interactive stations the learned about the brain’s structure, how it works, what does it harm, but above all, what does it good. The special exhibition was provided by Heureka, the renowned Finnish science center.

Teaser zu Sonderausstellung Tierbabys

Baby Animals

Special exhibition
October 18, 2019 – March 22, 2020

The exhibition “Baby Animals” was designed specifically for children between the ages of three and eight and clearly shows how young animals get their start in life and grow. Whether penguin, zebra or turtle: visitors experienced close up in the exhibition how animal babies learn to eat, move and recognize smells. The experimenta brought the exhibition developed by the Muséum d‘Histoire Naturelle in Toulouse, France and the Muséum des Sciences naturelles in Brussels, Belgium to Germany for the first time.