Learning from nature

Biomimetics takes nature as its model. It examines structures, processes and constructions that animals and plants have developed in the course of evolution and transfers them to technology. However, every creative implementation of biological structures or strategies into technical solutions begins with an understanding of the functional principles of organisms.

Highlight

On weekends, holidays and during school breaks in Bavaria, the popular shows with the human-like robots Nao, Emma and Momo take place at 12:00 noon and 3:00 pm.

Spider's silk, the allrounder

The spider's thread looks extremely delicate, but this impression is misleading. Spider' silk is five times stronger than steel and is more elastic than rubber. No fibre created by humans can match this super thread.

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That way you'll always know what we're working on. Maybe we've already finished it and you can try it out?

Bionicum in the Zoo Nuremberg

What can mankind learn from nature and why is this so important for the future of our blue planet? In the 400 m² interactive exhibition, both children and adults can find answers to these questions. The museum offers information on topics relevant to the future, such as nature and species conservation, biodiversity as well as sustainable resource use, creative innovations and technologies of the future. In addition to exciting background information, visitors can also immerse themselves in the world of bionics with the help of original exhibits and hands-on experiments. And last but not least, a biomimetic tour leads through the zoo, where the biological models can be viewed directly at the animal housings.

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Outdoor

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Discover our offers on the grounds of the Nuremberg Zoo. [...]

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Indoor

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Discover the Bionicum - an interactive exhibition for children and adults. [...]

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Education & Learning

Tours & Programs

Find out what technology can learn from nature. [...]

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Events

Whitsun vacation course: Glow in the dark

29.05.2024 - 29.05.2024 - Ausstellung
Bionicum

Nature is full of magnificent colors, some even glow in the dark. There are pulsating mushrooms, fli [...]

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Summer vacation course: Glow in the dark

21.08.2024 - 21.08.2024 - Ausstellung

Nature is full of magnificent colors, some even glow in the dark. There are pulsating mushrooms, fli [...]

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Summer vacation course: Glow in the dark

08.08.2024 - 08.08.2024 - Ausstellung

Nature is full of magnificent colors, some even glow in the dark. There are pulsating mushrooms, fli [...]

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Opening event of the special exhibition “Iridescently beautiful”

13.06.2024 - 13.06.2024 - Ausstellung

Nature is full of colors, not all of which are based on dyes. Some color impressions are only create [...]

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