The most entertaining science centre in the Baltics


Dear friend of AHHAA! We're very happy to welcome back to our science centre. Since times have changed a bit, we kindly ask you to observe some temporary rules, so that we could all stay safe. 

NB! AHHAA's exhibition halls are open, but currently there's no public programme (workshops, planetarium, science theatre).

Click HERE to read more about our COVID-19 safety measures.

Plan your visit

OPEN

Mon-Thu, Sun 10-19
Fri-Sat 10-20


Tickets
student11 €
preschooler0 €
adult15 €
family35 €

Contact us
Ticket desk: +372 745 6789
Booking: +372 515 6766 and tellimus@ahhaa.ee (Mon-Fri 9-17)
General e-mail: ahhaa@ahhaa.ee

Now at AHHAA

Exhibitions

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

Aha, Cubed!

If you think maths is boring, you better think again! Solve the logic puzzles, find out how a Monkey Calculator or an addiator works and try to fit all your friends inside one cubic metre!

Exhibitions

Aha, Phobias!

What scares you the most? Heights? Spiders? Darkness? Or being forced to live without the Internet? In AHHAA's new thrilling exhibition, a bunch of creepy chambers awaits you, each one hiding a source for a common phobia.

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

Hall of Nature

Watch the everyday life of wood ants and chicken, check out the tropical fish and sea horses, create fascinating patterns with the water printer and spin the fog swirls

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

Hall of Technology

Ride the bicycle high above the hall, take a photo of yourself with an exploding balloon and see what's inside the washing machine and other home appliances

PERMANENT EXHIBITION

Lobby

In addition to exhbition halls, you'll find lots of fun exhibits in AHHAA's lobby as well! Find your way through the mirror maze, solve various puzzles and check your reflection in the distorting mirrors.

TEMPORARY EXHIBITION

University of Tartu Medical Collections

Get a glimpse of one of the most extraordinary collections in the whole world! Come and see the medical collections of the Uni. Tartu Faculty of Medicine, with exhibits dating back as far as 1803.

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Planetarium

Planetarium

Discovering the Universe

Speed through the space, following the footsteps of famous explorers, to the farhtest corners of our solar system. The information that we obtain from these parts of the Universe is older than the whole mankind!
25 min Age 12+

Access to planetarium from age 5

Planetarium

FAMILY: Let’s Fly to Space!

AHHAA’s fun show for the whole family! Join us under an autumn sky and look at the stars. What are they? Who invented the constellations? And who is the Moon Rabbit?
25 min

Planetarium

LIVE show: Journey Through the Universe

Let us take you on a ride to the depths of the Universe and its edge (that we are currently aware of)!
25 min Age 5+

Planetarium

Meet the Creator

This is the story of Estonian astronomy and how the scientists of Tartu have contributed to our knowledge of the Universe: from measuring the distance between the stars on the 19th century, to the present day cosmology.
25 min Age For high schoolers/adults
New!

Planetarium

Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter

Dark matter is one of the greatest mysteries of modern cosmology. Our journey takes us to the world's larges particle accelerator, to the depths of an abandoned gold mine in search of ghostly particles and through the beginning and evolution of the entire Universe.
27 min Age 12+

Access to planetarium from age 5

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Science Theatre

Science Theatre

Aha, Beware of the Car!

Get in the car and buckle up: this speedy science show we learn how to stay safe in traffic. We'll test the brakes, seatbelts and helmets - and the audience! Let's ride!
New!

Science Theatre

Aha, Blast Off!

What's a rocket and what kind of fuel does it use? Don't worry, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to understand! Let's fly through the history and explore the fascinating science behind space travel. Ad astra!
30-45 minutes

Science Theatre

Aha, Cold as Ice

In this frosty science show we'll play with extreme cold temperatures and find out what northern lights are. We'll also do some sports and, if there's no snow outside, we'll make some on our own!
30-45 minutes

Science Theatre

Aha, High Voltage!

Let's take a closer look at the power that moves the whole modern world! We'll talk about static electricity, the direct current that flows in our household appliances and the dangerous and awe-inspiring alternating current. We'll see how electricity changes us and the world we live in, and what all of this has to do with magnets.
30-45 minutes Age 10+

Science Theatre

Aha, Saves the Day!

In this rescue-themed show we use fire and explosions to show you what happens if you disobey safety rules. And you'll realize why people say things such as "Dont leave a candle unattended", "Never use water to put out burning oil" or "Don't throw flour around the kitchen"
30-45 minutes

Science Theatre

Aha, Sounds Great!

We're constantly surrounded by different sounds and noises (and we make some of them ourselves as well) But what is a sound wave and can we make an invisible wave visible? Come and find out! As a bonus, we'll make fire dance
30-45 minutes Age 10+

Science Theatre

Amazing Air

Let's find out what is that substance we breathe in and how amazingly poweful it can be. Did you know that right now, there's more than 100 kg of air weighing down on your shoulders? Leaves you completely breathless, doesn't it?
30-45 minutes

Science Theatre

An Elf's Christmas Exam

As elves are super busy before Christmas, they seek help from AHHAA. Our explainers must take a small exam to demonstrate that they know how to pack gifts really tight, learn the secrets of the snow and become expert hide-and-seekers. And it's YOU who can decide if our performers are ready to become Santa's little helpers!

Science Theatre

Brain Exposed

We're all test subjects here! Experience how your brain learns, feels and works - and then confuse the hell out of it! And learn how this jelly-like mass in your head is an extremely sophisticated organ.
30-45 minutes Age 8+

Science Theatre

Chemistry of Fire

What is burning and what do you need to make seomething burn? Which materials burn and which ones don't? Come and see the rain of fire, liquid oxygen, a bunch of awesome flames and - most importantly - explosions! It'll be a burning sensation!
30-45 minutes Age 10+

Science Theatre

Colourful Chemistry

What is a chemical reaction? How can we change it? What or who is a  catalyst?  It's alright, we'll make these words fun and easy - and explain everything through vivid experiments, most notably multi-coloured flames
30-45 minutes Age 10+

Science Theatre

Crazy Chemistry

Our crazy chemist shows what they're capable of! You'll see why it's important to clean your room, explore the, ahem, more playful side of blood and maybe even learn some secrets of Hollywood movies!
30-45 minutes Age 10+

Science Theatre

Disgusting Digestion

When you eat a cake, do you ever wonder what happens to it next? In this science show, we'll learn about the human digestive track and how it works - and see the final result of all this hard work!
30-45 minutes

Science Theatre

Exclusive Science Show

Pushing the boundaries of science shows: this is the creme de la creme of AHHAA's experiments! It doesn't matter what language the audience speaks, because the show is completely wordless: explosions, flames and flying teddies are accompanied by upbeat music. Especially recommended for larger festive and/or corporate events
10 minutes

Science Theatre

Extraordinary Egg

For an average human, egg is a fragile, but tasty food. But it can be so much more! This extraordinary show introduces you to the fine art of egg-walking and demonstrates what happens when you put eggs in a microwave. And we'll save an egg princess falling from a great height!
30-45 minutes

Science Theatre

Let There Be Light!

in this optic-themed show we'' demonstrate how powerful light makes things explode and how sunscreen protects you from UV rays. You'll also learn what light is "made of" and how colours are formed.
30-45 minutes Age 10+

Science Theatre

SOS, Maths!

We'll convince you that there's no need to be afraid on mathematics: it's a beautiful and precise language that scientists use to explain the world. Let's find out how mathematics affects us and discover its hidden beauty.
30-45 minutes Age 8+

Science Theatre

Wondrous Water

Let's look at where water comes from, what are its three wondrous states and its physical and chemical properties. Though water is the central topic of this show, our experiments are far from watered down: we'll set fire to both the host of the show and water itself! 
30-45 minutes

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Workshops

Workshops

Cabbage Chemistry

Do you know what an indicator is and why do we use it? Let's see if we can turn an ordinary object - such as cabbage - into an indicator, and study acids and bases in household chemicals.
Age 10+

Workshops

Caffeine Crystals

Extract caffeine from caffeine pills, create marvellous crystals and observe them under the microscope.
45 minutes Age 12+

Workshops

Chocolate Laboratory

Get to know the colourful history of the world's most beloved sweet and make your own delicious chocolate. And then, of course, eat it!
45 minutes Age 5+

Workshops

DNA extraction

Extract the genetic material (DNA) from your cells and see it with your own eye! DNA is like a recipe with all the necessary information about what we look like and the way we are.
30 minutes Age 7+

Workshops

Eye Surgery

Find out how our eyes really work and who has the largest eyes in the world. In the end of the workshop, you can grab a scalpel and get a unique glance inside a real eye.
45 minutes Age 10+

Workshops

Help, I’m Drowning!

Do you know how to behave next to water, in the water or on the water and stay safe? We will talk about the water safety and items used to save drowning people. And there's a practical part in the giant sea simulator!
60 minutes Age 10+
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Workshops

Ice Cream Laboratory

In this workshop you'll learn all about ice cream - and make some on your own! You'll also find out some cool historical facts about this tasty treat.
45-60 minutes Age 7+

Workshops

Soap Laboratory

Why do we need soap to get bubbles and how did people make soap in the past? You'll soon find out, and make your own soap - wonderfully bubbly and well-scented.
45-60 minutes Age 5+

Workshops

Soda Factory

Explore the history of this fascinating bubbling drink, and make some of your own as well! You'll also find out where soda comes from and how bubbles get in soft drinks.
45 minutes Age 4+

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Special events

Special events Until 19. February 2021

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