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Ancient Chinese Science and Technology – the exhibition continues until 9/22/2019

“Ancient Chinese Science and Technology” – the exhibition continues until 9/22/2019

On Saturday, September 29, at 19.00, the exhibition “Ancient Chinese Science and Technology” is inaugurated at NOISIS, which is held in collaboration with the Museum of Science and Technology of China.

This exhibition presents unique examples of paper, typography, magnetic compass, gunpowder, porcelain, silk, casting, astrolabes, ships, measuring instruments and more, highlighting the leading role of Chinese culture in many fields and at the same time reinforcing the view that the modern world is a product of the synthesis of the achievements of the East and the West.

The exhibition includes some of the most remarkable technological achievements of Chinese culture, one of the oldest in the world, relating to various fields of knowledge, such as mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, engineering, astronomy, etc. The content of the exhibition is developed in 4 main thematic sections: Astronomy and Measurement of Time, Navigation and Orientation, Textile and Embroidery, Paper Making and Printing.

In addition, models of various other great Chinese inventions are presented, such as the world’s first seismograph (132 AD), ancient agricultural tools (eg, the Chinese plow, created 5000 years ago), the forerunner of the odometer, the first handcart, built about a century before the corresponding European etc.

Exposure Time
From 9/29/2018 to 6/30/2019 – the exhibition continues until 9/22/2019

Working hours
For the operating program click here.

Ticket prices
Normal: 5 €
Reduced: 4 €

Guided tours are held for school (from primary school) and other groups, duration 60,, with a maximum number of participants of 50 people. Reservation is required by phone 2310 483 000, extension 2, from Monday to Friday, 9.00-13.00.

Published: January 15, 2021