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Take your time exploring the SALON: talk to a scientist or participate in scientific research.
You will find the SALON in the middle of the museum. It’s the perfect place to relax, read, listen, discover and research. Visitors, researchers, students and artists come together in the SALON. Let yourself be challenged and inspired.

A museum can generate many different impressions. The GUM offers a place where you can catch your breath for a while. In the SALON, you can simply press the hypothetical pause button. Be inspired or stimulated by the reading matter in our bookcase, listen to a podcast or talk about the stories and impressions you have already gained during your visit. 

In the future, the SALON will welcome researchers and artists on a regular basis. Don't hesitate to talk to them. The SALON invites people to enter into dialogue and come up with new insights together.

It also offers the opportunity to think along with us about our future exhibitions and participate in scientific research. In short, it’s a lively place in the heart of the museum, in the 'Forum for Science, Doubt & Art'.

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