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Discovery Center Continium is a museum on science and engineering. The museum illustrates the development of science and technology in the past, the present and the future. The museum covers historical themes such as Maastricht earthenware and coal mining, but also newer developments are discussed such as sustainability and nanotechnology.

Alternative name:

nl Discovery Museum Kerkrade

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Discovery Museum
Museumplein 2
6461 MA Kerkrade

Museum type(s)

Science & Technology History & Anthropology


Local Miscellaneous Children Industrial heritage Film

Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm


Continium discovery center is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 10.00 to 17.00 hours. During school holidays (Region South of the Netherlands) also on Mondays.

More opening hours


0 - 3 Free
4 - 17 €13.50
18 and over €16.50
Museumkaart Valid

More admission


  • Coffee

  • Restaurant

  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Child friendly

  • Parking


Museumplein 2, Kerkrade, The Netherlands


Permanent exhibitions


All exhibitions


Discovery Museum has 2 ratings.

Sunday, November 29, 2020 Nov 29, 2020
(Review in Dutch)

Ik vond het helaas de moeite niet waard....vond het genoeg geld,terwijl we na nog geen uur weer buiten stonden...het is ons echt tegen gevallen hoe snel je er door heen was....

  Visited on Sunday, November 29, 2020

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