A spectacular new arrival awaits all daring and thrill-seeking visitors in our permanent exhibition “In motion”: Birdly® gives visitors the opportunity to fly like a bird and discover fantastic perspectives in a realistic virtual reality experience. For an even more immersive full-body experience, users control their flight by moving their arms while they can even feel the wind on their faces. In addition, accompanying visitors can watch the Birdly® flight on a large-format screen.
Duration of the VR flight: 3–4 minutes Location: “In motion” exhibition, level 1 Tickets: You can book your ticket within a 30-minute time slot both online and at the museum’s ticket counter. Procedure: Please arrive on time for your time slot. You will be familiarised with the handling of Birdly® by our staff and then select your desired programme. Our ground crew will also coordinate the order of take-off and landing permissions among the participants within the 30-minute time slot.
You can choose between five virtual reality experiences:
Jurassic Flight In this VR experience, visitors can discover the world 150 million years ago from a pterosaur’s eye view and experience prehistorical landscapes and various dinosaurs up close.
Reef Dive Fancy admiring colourful coral reefs and swimming with dolphins and manta rays? This VR experience allows more than just literally “plunging into” the fascinating underwater world.
Zurich On this extraordinary “city trip”, visitors can explore the narrow, winding alleys of the historic city centre or cross Lake Zürich.
Wingsuit Experience the adrenaline kick of a "wingsuit flight" for yourself? The new VR experience at TMW shows a whole new side of the Swiss Alps: Users start on the terrace of the mountain station and race along mountain slopes and gorges down into the valley.A unique full-body experience for young and old – only reality is even more beautiful!
Birdly Insects In our latest VR experience, you can immerse yourself in the wondrous world of insects. Explore the world from the perspective of a butterfly or a bee, experience dramatic scenes and marvel at the diversity and abilities of these little heroes. A unique full-body experience for young and old - only real is more beautiful!
Minimum height: 130 cm Required arm length (fingertips to armpit): min. 60 cm Recommended age: from approx. 10 years onwards
The VR station is supervised throughout the operating hours and disinfected after each use. Of course, all other safety measures, such as wearing a face mask and social distancing, apply as well.