Ligneum - visitor centre of the Sopron University

The three-storey visitorcentre, which was awarded with the title ”eco-touristic installation of the year 2013”, introduces you to the fabulous world of forests and to the topic of wood as a raw material.

With passion for forest, trees and wood...

The ambitious interior and exterior design of this impressive building won the Prize of the Hungarian Construction Industry Association in the category ”public building”. The touristically attractiv scientific complexis located amidst of the almost 110 years old Botanical Garden, well-known in Europa. The modern and creative exhibition rooms with their interactive learning facilities take you on an interesting and informing tour through different topics. A quiz on timber species, a rotating tower with huntable wildlife, an interactive terrain model, a wooden Wendy house, logic games as well as wooden instruments await the visitors.

The collection of more than 300 precious vertebrate taxidermies is unique. Equipped with modern technology, this conference and teaching centre is a prefered location for presentations and events. The permanent and special exhibitions of the Ligneum visitor centre offer a wide range of information and entertainment for all age groups, providing the chance to experience and explore both nature and science.

Contact:
9400 Sopron, Bajcsy-Zs. u. 4.
Tel.: +36 99 518 777
E-mail: ligneum@uni-sopron.hu
www.ligneum.hu