The escape exhibition “Stuttgart in der verlorenen Zeit” aims to sensitize young and old to the history of the city of Stuttgart and brings it to life. The escape exhibition connects the suspense of an escape room with a large exhibition architecture.
Two characters tell the story and accompany the visitors on their journey: Wera the rat and Hermann the butterfly. The focus is on conveying the message of self-efficacy: Even the smallest things can change the world! The butterfly effect says that the gentle flapping of a butterfly's wings can trigger a tornado.
The town hall in 1744, the market square in 1312 and a swamp landscape in 950 – visitors get to these stations with a futuristic, 16-meter-long time travel train situated in the middle of the StadtPalais. In each room, they have to solve tricky riddles at the hexagonal, interactive gaming tables, which are activated by an RFID time travel ticket. Different media is used in order to sharpen the attention of the audience. In addition to that, different senses are addressed. UV color and black light add to the experience.