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Earth's Treasures

The Special exhibition "Earth's Treasures" is extended until 20 November 2016. 

Earthquake simulator

People in the simulator
Image: Peter Rüegg, HK

When the Earth shakes

The Earth Science exhibition focusTerra hosts an earthquake simulator. The facility, weighing a massive 3 tonnes, can simulate the ground motion of earthquakes up to intensity 8.

On Sunday a free, public tour will take place at 11.00, respectively 13.00 and 15.00.

Further information about the Earthquake simulator

Next Events

25 August 2015 - 28 February 2016, Exhibition

BodenSchätzeWerte - Unser Umgang mit Rohstoffen

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14 February 2016, Guided tour

Erdöl: Die Suche nach dem schwarzen Gold - Öffentliche Sonntagsführung

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21 February 2016, Guided tour

Naturgefahren im Vergleich - Öffentliche Sonntagsführung

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28 February 2016, Guided tour

Rohstoffe der Schweiz: Vergangenheit, Gegenwart, Zukunft - Öffentliche Sonntagsführung

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20 March 2016, Guided tour

Auf den Spuren des Kalks - Öffentliche Sonntagsführung

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Photographs – Notice for visitors

During your visit in focusTerra, photographs of you could be taken by members of staff.

Visitors acknowledge and agree that these photographs can be used without financial compensation and without further restrictions.

If you spot a photo of yourself on our websites that you wish to have removed, please inform us by email or by telephone +41 44 632 62 81. We will take the neccessary steps immediately.

Thank you.

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