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Arithmeum

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Well, a museum on the history of arithmetic and calculations won't be everyone's cup of tea, but I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
AstroBloke
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The building is advance and new with well organized even with people are working there as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Lennestr. 2, 53113 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well, a museum on the history of arithmetic and calculations won't be everyone's cup of tea, but I just loved this place. I had a little time to fill in before catching my train, and was so glad I visited here. They have a great...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is advance and new with well organized even with people are working there as department of mathematics; interesting. The collections are great with some arts but the point is the past of calculations and how reaching the present. Enigma coding machine with elegant...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

A collection of machines following the evolution of the mechanical calculation. Very nice exhibit and interesting, too.

Thank anima_tedesca
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Bonn is very sleepy on Sundays, so I found this museum, which houses the largest collection in the world of calculating machines. The collection dates from ancient times to modern day and allows hands-on use of some machines. I recommend a visit to this unique...More

1  Thank MaryGT
Reviewed 29 April 2018

This is a nice place to spend time - for example if it does rain cats & dogs or in winter times. You need approximately 1 1/2 - 2 hours to get through. It is a colourful exhibition, interesting storyline around mathematic and calculators. From...More

Thank lindaS9184DF
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Arithmeum is a very well curated museum showcasing man's attempts at calculating. Starting from the abacus to the Enigma, it is an engaging and informative museum. There are several hands on exhibits that are really interesting. I tried many of them, the most interesting one...More

Thank Reshma V
Reviewed 19 November 2017

A mathematics museum? come on! Yet it is a surprisingly entertaining and engaging museum of calculating machines from cuneiform tablets to today's computers. I am of the pre-computer generation, probably the last to learn to use slide rules. It was the use of slide rules...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

A collection of hundreds of calculators might sound dull, but actually these wonderful items tell a 5,000 year story of humanity's attempt to manage calculations via mechanical http. You'll go from cuneiform tablets to an enigma machine. There's loads to interact with, plus good information....More

2  Thank mike_registrar
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

It's a collection of forgettable art (they called it geometric but was just blocky modern art without much reference to maths) and 5 floors of computers, from the earliest ones right up to interesting sets of silicon chips. There are many machines that you can...More

1  Thank mrdom
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Had a guided tour in German, which showed a variety of things from Napiers Bones sets to computer chips. Stayed behind after to play with the machines they have out for you to look at on the ground floor, as well as read through various...More

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