A journey in science, through past and future
he new Science Museum of Trento – the Muse – is built in innovative shapes and geometries, the result of the avant-garde architecture of Renzo Piano. This is a unique space, where parents and children can explore the environment in a creative mannerand finally live new and interesting learning experiences. With a total area of about 19 thousand meters, it is possible to travel through the millennia of history, all the way to our contemporary society. Dinosaurs on large platforms, which can be explored at 360°, astonish every visitor, the “Great Void” (Grande Vuoto), present in the central space, visually connects the five floors of the museum, celebrating the biodiversity of the planet: from the top, where it meets with a glacier, to the bottom, where visitors are greeted by the floating skeleton of a whale. The Muse combines the contents and the traditional approach of natural history museums with the new themes and methods of interaction of the modern visitor.