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Arithmeum

Lennestr. 2, 53113 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 228 738790
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Super interesting museum - great Sunday activity in Bonn

Bonn is very sleepy on Sundays, so I found this museum, which houses the largest collection in the... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
MaryGT
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Santa Barbara, California
A lovely small museum for a quick visit

This is a nice place to spend time - for example if it does rain cats & dogs or in winter times... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
lindaS9184DF
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Bonn, Germany
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Lennestr. 2, 53113 Bonn, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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+49 228 738790
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 15 March 2017

i hated it. the people over there are not friendly. the exhibition is very boring. And the food is just not good

Thank cooleveertje
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

When there expecting to pass an hour whilst my wife was shopping. She had to drag us out two hours later

Thank whiteh97
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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

History of Maths in one place...not quite everything...but almost. . amazing how they show the evolution of Maths and numbers...loved the geometry art painting... Scope to focus on Maths from the east...trials were excellent

Thank SachinLobo
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