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The Castle of discovery

Nov. 4 and 5, 2023 new family event to stimulate young and old toward scientific, technical and robotic disciplines.

To stimulate young and old toward scientific, technical and robotic disciplines.
A new and not-to-be-missed family event at Thiene Castle by Pleiades Science Farmer, which focuses on education and science in all its forms.
What will you find? Both free-participation activities and Lab on a continuous loop
A science show for all ages, based on science animation, with fascinating experiments and short explanations. The goal of the show is not to provide notions, but to excite the audience with big explosions: liquid nitrogen and chemical reactions, to generate interest in scientific knowledge. The show is led by a Pleiades Explainer, a content and communication expert, who engages the audience in an
Audience: for families
Duration: 45 minutes
Time Saturday 3:30 p.m.
Hours Sunday 11:30 a.m.; 3:30 p.m.
Thanks to the construction of a special optical instrument, the zoetrope, children will be able to view moving
moving images, like a real cartoon that they can take home, themed on Thiene Castle.
Target audience: 6+
On a continuous cycle (2-5 p.m.)
An international exhibition, a real traveling Science Center that offers visitors the opportunity to
experience with their hands great experiments concerning everyday physical phenomena, according to the Hands On philosophy. Exhibits will be customized castle-themed where children can try their hand at complex pulley systems, firing cannons, etc.
Target audience: family-friendly
Running continuously on both Saturday and Sunday (10 a.m.-5 p.m.)
The shadow and theater workshop offers children the opportunity to immerse themselves in a fascinating journey through time, exploring the enchanting world of shadows and medieval theater. In this engaging program, young participants will have the opportunity to build a shadow theater with their own hands and enact an amazing medieval story.
Target audience: 5+
Duration: 45 minutes
Hours Saturday 2 p.m.; 3 p.m.; 4 p.m.
Hours Sunday 10:30 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.; 2 p.m.; 3 p.m.; 4 p.m.
Available while seats last for a maximum of 25 people per shift
Thiene Castle hides many secrets-are you ready to discover them all? As you explore the castle and its magnificent park, you will have to pass numerous tests and unravel clues, going on to discover the fascinating curiosities of the past and the wonders of the present. Can you complete all the challenges and find the treasure?
Target audience: for families
On a continuous cycle on both Saturday and Sunday (10 a.m.-5 p.m.)
in addition....
the castle and its grounds can be visited independently by reading QRcodes at various points of interest
Activities - Hours Saturday, November 4 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Activities - Hours Sunday, November 5: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
CHILDREN 15 Euro from 6 to 18 years old
ADULTS 10 Euro
FAMILY PACKAGE (2 adults + 1 child) = 30 Euro
FAMILY PACKAGE (2 adults + 2 children) = 40 Euro
FAMILY PACKAGE (2 adults + 3 child) = 50 Euro, each additional child is worth 10 Euro.
PRESALE tickets at the following link
Tickets can also be purchased on-site on the day of the event
Minors may enter only if accompanied by an adult
The event will also be held in case of rain
The ticket also includes access to all visitable rooms of the Castle and its grounds.
Only small dogs in arms or in carriers are allowed in the interiors.
"Creativity is contagious. Pass it on."
A. Einstein


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