Museum of the Future can be visited on pre-booked guided tours

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(Linz, 19.7.2020) On Tuesday, July 21, 2020, the Linz Ars Electronica Center will open its doors for the first time since mid-March and can be visited on pre-booked guided tours. From Tuesday through Saturday, two Highlight Tours and two Family Tours will be offered each day. Up to 10 people can take part in these tours. All guided tours must be booked in advance by telephone on 0732.7272.0 or by email to The Ars Electronica Center’s in-house event service will also be available again starting July 21, and the Sky Loft can be booked at 0732.7272.12 or

In order to be able to trace possible chains of infection in the event of a subsequent positive test for a visitor, contact details are recorded at the museum cashier’s desk and stored locally for a period of one month – after which the data is deleted. During the visit to the museum, mouth-and-nose protection must be worn and a minimum distance of 1 metre to other visitors and museum staff must be maintained.

Highlight tour – the best the Ars Electronica Center has to offer
TUE – SAT 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. (from TUE 21.7.2020)

Duration: 1.5 hours (incl. Deep Space 8K)
Artificial intelligence and the relationship between man and machine are the focal points of the new exhibitions at the Ars Electronica Center. During a highlight tour, you’ll have the opportunity to approach the thematic focuses of the exhibitions from a variety of perspectives. Use the Highlight Tours guided by our Infotrainers as a “navigation aid” through the new topics, which range from artificial intelligence and neuro-bionics, autonomous systems and robotics, through genetic engineering and biotechnology, to the far-reaching changes of our time. Each highlight tour is unique, as it does not follow a fixed route and each tour opens up new aspects in personal exchange with the Infotrainers.

Family Tour
TUE-SAT 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. (from TUE 7.7.2020)

Duration: 1.5 hours (incl. Deep Space 8K)
Registration under 0732.7272.0 or (max. 10 participants)
Explore the new exhibitions and labs at the Ars Electronica Center together with your family. “Hands on” – that is, experimenting, asking questions and making your own experiences are the main focus here. The tour is guided by our infotrainers, and even our youngest visitors never get bored. While programming self-propelled model cars or visiting the Kids Research Laboratory – the spirit of research and discovery is given free rein on the Family Tour. On this tour through the Ars Electronica Center, you’ll “playfully” familiarize yourself with the many different topics and aspects of our digitized everyday lives.

Highlight tour for groups
Dates by arrangement
Duration: 1.5 hours (incl. Deep Space 8K)
Registration at 0732.7272.0 or
max. 10 participants inside / several groups in parallel possible
You are also welcome to register as a closed group for a highlight tour!

Guided tour prices (incl. admission)
full price 11,50 €
Reduced price* 9,00 €
Families with family ticket 21 € parents, children / 10,50 € one parent, children
Families without family ticket 23 € parents, children / 11,50 € one parent, children
Groups from 12 persons 9,00 € per person
School classes** 4 € per person
Kindergarten groups** 2 € per person
Active Pass holders 1 € (also applies to children of Active Pass holders under 18 years)
Free of charge for children up to 6 years of age, employees of ORF Upper Austria, media representatives with a press card and certified austriaguides, holders of the Linz Card or LINZ KULTURCARD 365, holders of the “Hunger auf Kunst und Kultur” cultural pass and the ICOM Card
* Reduced for schoolchildren*, apprentices, students (up to 26 years), senior citizens* (65 years and older), civil and military service and people with disabilities
** One accompanying person free for school classes and kindergarten groups per 10 persons

Extension of the validity of annual tickets

The validity of AEC Annual Passes purchased before March 13, 2020 is automatically extended by 6 months!

Ars Electronica Home Delivery
Ars Electronica Home Delivery was never intended as a substitute for a visit to the closed museum, but rather as a newly developed mediation approach designed to permanently open up the artistic-scientific preoccupation with the future that has left its mark in Linz to a larger audience-even though the Ars Electronica Center is now open again for guided tours, the stream of Deep Space presentations, guided tours, talks and workshops will continue to take place via the website and YouTube.

Skyloft bookable for events again
From now on the Skyloft can be booked for events again! The Sky Loft at the Ars Electronica Center Linz offers plenty of space for meetings, seminars, presentations, celebrations and much more. The Sky Loft can be booked again with immediate effect, subject to compliance with the currently valid regulations on infection control and minimum distance.

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