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Wild Wild Wood – Bends, Flexes, Endures

The Wild Wild Wood talks about the importance of forests and long-lived wood
products in mitigating the climate change. The exhibition is a multisensory,
personal, and powerful experience of the wonders of wood, with many fun
shared activities!

Wild Wild Wood | Heureka

Touch, feel and try out the superpowers of wood.

Can you recognize a tree species by smell? What is the sound of wood? How do wooden buildings withstand earthquakes and fires?

The elegantly executed exhibition showcases the natural superpowers of wood, thanks to which almost anything can be built from furniture to bridges and skyscrapers. You can, for example, build the wooden city of your dreams, become a conductor and make the wooden orchestra play dedicated compositions, and use a laser to imprint your image onto birch plywood and keep a wooden key ring as a souvenir.

The Wild Wild Wood exhibition has been created in extensive collaboration with our partners who research, refine, and utilise wood. Our common message is that wood is a researched solution for building ecologically sustainable societies.

https://www.heureka.fi/wild-wild-wood-hop/

Floor area

600-650m²
Language(s)
English
Finnish
Swedish
For rent

Setup time

12.0days

Dismantling time

12.0days

Volume storage

50m³

Other technical information

Exhibits: 20 + 2 options Size: 600 m² Other requirements: Voltage 230 V Rental period: Negotiable Languages: Designed for 3 languages (Fin, Swe, Eng) Availability: Kindly confirm with hop@heureka.fi
Contact

Irmeli
Jyrinsalo

Telephone

+358409015255

Mobile

+358409015255

Email

Keywords

  • wood
  • superpowers
  • sustainability

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Heureka - The Finnish Science Centre

Heureka is a unique high-level cultural and educational institution that is among Finland’s most popular leisure time destinations. Its mission is twofold: on the one hand the Science Centre operates in the leisure time market, and on the other hand it performs important educational and public service tasks.

Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre opened to the public on April 28, 1989. Heureka attracts on the average 280 000 visitors a year. Apart from the main exhibition Heureka usually displays two temporary exhibitions. Total exhibition space indoors amounts to 3500 m2.

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