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Sciences Museum of Suzhou

The key feature of the museum will be its cosmic roller-coaster time ladder.


Sciences Museum of Suzhou


Suzhou, China




Master Plan, 2005 - 2008


Suzhou City Council
Suzhou Province Council

Surface m²

8.500 m2

Scenographic cost € HT

24.000.000 €

Scope of work

Project management
Technical management
Lighting design
Audiovisual and multimedia engineering.
Show control


Scenography : Atelier Confino - Les Crayons
Infography : Stéphane Moullet
Scientifical consultant : Fabrizio Sabelli - Ann Gaud Mc Kee - Jean-Claude Pont

A philosophical look at science stressing the part played by Imagination in Discovery.

A Science Museum unlike all the others based on an oriental, philosophic approach to the sciences. In the entrance hall, the Museum will be emphasizing the limits of scientific knowledge today and the limits a museum has when explaining science.

It is an attempt to unify scientific principles and highlight links between different theories and realities instead of fragmenting western, especially anglo-saxon concepts. It will show which languages all scientists share and how difficult it is to be an observer and observed at the same time…