Adventures in Reason

Goethe and the natural sciences around 1800

28. Aug 2019 - 05. Jan 2020

For the first time ever, the Klassik Stiftung Weimar presents Goethe’s extensive natural scientific collection. Visitors can look forward to a thrilling thematic presentation with innovative media stations which revisit the debates of the burgeoning natural sciences around 1800 and highlight their connection to contemporary issues.



As part of the exhibition, the public is invited to a lecture and discussion event with the astrophysicist, natural philosopher and scientific journalist Prof. Dr Harald Lesch. To view our complete accompanying programme of events, visit:



Projects of the Klassik Stiftung Weimar are funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Free State of Thuringia, represented by the State Chancellery of Thuringia, Department of Culture and the Arts.

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