Science throughout the Ages

Part of the Fenomena exhibition floor

Many centuries ago, people were asking themselves the same questions you ask yourself today. But the answers have not always been the same. After all, scientists build on the discoveries of other scientists.

Since the Age of Enlightenment in the 18th century, scientific knowledge in the Netherlands has been very important. Since then, first the ruling classes, next the learned societies, and now everyone has been able to learn about science.