List of past temporary expos

visual of "WoW - Wonders of Wildlife": a tiger running
WoW – Wonders of Wildlife

Displayed at the Museum: 15/10/2015 > 28/08/2016

The exhibition that will take your breath away!

Whether running, jumping or hunting, movement in nature is often powerful, precise, and wild. In WoW Wonders of Wildlife, a herd of ibexes leap from rock to rock; two rival males confront each other; a wolf chases wild boar; a tiger runs majestically and lions hunt fleeing zebras.

Brain Twisters
Brain Twisters

Displayed at the Museum: 12/06/2014 > 30/08/2015

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And yet, it isn’t a magic trick: the brain adapts and learns extremely quickly. But how does it work? What does a neuron look like? How do optical illusions and other conjuring tricks manage to fool it? And what about the brains of other animals?

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Baby Animals

Displayed at the Museum: 14/03/2013 > 11/06/2014

This exhibition plunges you and your children into the fascinating world of 75 baby animals, from the day they’re born until they are old enough to fend for themselves.

Who looks after the young? What do baby animals eat? How do they learn to run, swim or fly? Together, discover illustrated stories and short films about growing up, living and surviving.

Visual of the exhibition 'Prehistory - Do it yourself!'
Prehistory – Do It Yourself!

Displayed at the Museum: 18/10/2012 > 26/05/2013

A guided exhibition to discover the daily lives of our ancestors

Discover the basic daily tasks of our prehistoric ancestors with the help of four guides, who will be available, every day troughout the exibition. They will demonstrate prehistoric techniques and tools, then you can have a go at lighting a fire, knapping flint, hunting bison, working animal hide, and more.

Visual of the exhibition 'Senses!'
Senses!

Displayed at the Museum: 06/10/2011 >  02/09/2012

An exhibition that tickles your senses! 40 activities allow you to discover your senses and compare them to those of the animals... How well can you fire the ‘moth shooter’? Do you keep your cool when faced with a ball python? Would you use a cow as a compass? Compare yourself to bats, bees, snakes ... and test not five but eight senses! Feel free to look, and please DO touch!

Discover about forty activities, interactive kiosks, numerous stuffed animals, but also some live ones …

Visual of the exhibition 'Senses!'
Senses!

Displayed at the Museum: 06/10/2011 >  02/09/2012

An exhibition that tickles your senses! 40 activities allow you to discover your senses and compare them to those of the animals... How well can you fire the ‘moth shooter’? Do you keep your cool when faced with a ball python? Would you use a cow as a compass? Compare yourself to bats, bees, snakes ... and test not five but eight senses! Feel free to look, and please DO touch!

Discover about forty activities, interactive kiosks, numerous stuffed animals, but also some live ones …

Visual of the exhibition 'Whales & dolphins': drawing of 2 cetaceans in a dark sea
Whales & dolphins

Displayed at the Museum: 14/10/2009 > 29/08/2010

In the temporary Whales and dolphins exhibition you were immersed in a fantastic world – that of mammals which have become fully adapted to life in the water. Unfortunately though, they have come to symbolise all endangered species. Whales and dolphins was a temporary exhibition in French and Dutch.

Survivors of the X-Treme
Survivors of the X-TREME

Displayed at the Museum: 15/10/2008 > 30/08/2009

Survivors of the X-TREME takes us to some of the harshest environments on our planet. Places where man struggles to survive, even for just a few days, but whose plants and animals have raised the art of survival to another level. These super-specialists have taken an extreme environment, such as a hot, cold, or arid one, one without light, or without oxygen, and made it their home.

Visual of the exhibition 'Murder in the Museum'
Murder in the Museum

Displayed at the Museum: 14/12/2006 > 02/09/2007

Get acquainted with a fascinating and multifaceted universe: criminalistics. It applies various (natural) sciences, such as physics, chemistry, biology, anatomy, ballistics, to assist the Judiciary in its quest to find out whether the suspect is guilty or not.

Investigate a mysterious crime! Tuesday 9.15 am. Our director has been discovered murdered in his office. What happened and why?

Visual of the exhibition 'Heart at Work': people surrounding and climbing on a huge human heart
Heart at Work

Displayed at the Museum: 14/12/2005 > 05/11/2006

Your heart averages 37,000,000 beats a year. It might even go faster if you're in love! How many times has your heart beaten so far? How does it work? What is blood pressure? What are a heart attack, a haemorrhage and other heart troubles? Are you at risk? Can you prevent cardiac diseases?

Embark on a journey through your own body and discover a fairly undiscovered terrain: your heart and blood vessels. Following the course of veins and arteries throughout the human body, you'll discover several aspects:

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