Offers for families

Family day "Digitale Abstraktionen", 2016

Family day

On a selected Sunday during each exhibition adults and children are invited to explore the exhibition and then join a workshop where we craft, solder, invent or experiment together. Please find the dates and specific topics in our program.

Age: suitable for children from age 7 (younger siblings are also welcome)
Duration: 14:00-17:00, you can take individual breaks, the bistro is open.
Cost: included in admission price (free for children under 16), free with Familienpass (material costs if necessary).

Children's birthday celebrations

HeK offers a great venue to celebrate your child’s birthday with a workshop revolving around robots. What exactly is a robot? What kind of robot would you like to invent? We also build small, whirling toothbrush head robots together for each child to take home afterwards.

Water and syrup provided. Bring your own birthday cake.

Age: 8 years and up
Group size: max. 10 children
Duration: 3 hours
Costs: 350 CHF, incl. material and drinks (320 CHF for family pass holders)

Children’s birthday special at the bistro

Our bistro genusswerk&co offers a snack table for young visitors and birthday kids. This includes a drink (syrup, mineral water or iced tea in summer), chips, cake (please request in advance) and a small bag of sweets for each child.

Costs: 14 CHF per child
Booking and information: bistro[at]


Many of our public workshops are suitable for children and/or families. Please note the minimum age indicated in the announcement.

Children may participate alone, although an accompanying adult with helping hands can be useful and is welcome. Of course, children can join their parents, grandparents or godparents in workshops. We welcome mixed groups! 

Please find the current workshops in our program.