Become a scientist!

We offer public workshops and OpenLabs in the areas of biology, chemistry and physics daily in our labs. Our spectrum of offers ranges from an initial, perhaps more tinkering approach to the sciences in the form of simple experiments in the kitchen, to challenging topics including quantitative methods.

Normally, these offerings are held in German. On request, however, several workshops can also be booked in French, Italian or English.

Public workshops

The biology, chemistry and physics workshops open to the public are held daily and last 45 minutes. Tickets are available at the Information Desk – please book in due time.


An OpenLab – the "little brother" of the workshops, so to speak – approaches the respective topic more independently. After a brief introduction, you can experiment on your own.


We offer a series of workshops in the areas of chemistry, physics and biology for groups and school classes. They may last anywhere from 45 minutes to four hours, depending on the workshop.

Workshops for visitors

Cost: CHF 6.– per person plus admission price
Maximum number of participants: 24

Book tickets for public workshops upon your arrival. Please book workshops for groups online.

Currently we are offering following daily public workshops (in German only, at 1 pm). Please register at the information desk and note that children under 10 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

March 2020:

April 2020:

Workshops for school classes

Cost: CHF 4.– per student plus admission price (mind. CHF 40.–/workshop)
Maximum number of participants: 24

Please book workshops for school classes online.

OpenLabs for visitors

You can visit an OpenLab free of charge and without booking in advance.

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