What a star! Copernicus Science Centre is nine-years-old today

The stunning building was designed by architects from the RAr-2 firm in Ruda Śląska, after they won an architectural competition. Kalbar/TFN

The Warsaw-based science centre located on the banks of Vistula attracts both geeks and regular visitors with its interactive exhibitions, which delve into how different aspects of our universe work.

With the mission to inspire people to observe, experiment, ask questions and seek answers, the Centre allows visitors to learn by constructing their own knowledge, based on personal experience. Kalbar/TFN

The Copernicus Centre is full of labs and equipment that can be experimented on. Kalbar/TFN

Visitors can discover facts about physics, chemistry, biology and others by finding them out on their own. Kalbar/TFN

The exhibitions and labs located on 15,000 square meters are divided into the experimental zone, where everyone can feel like Einstein or Skłodowska-Curie, the Thinkatorium for facing challenges in the spheres of engineering, science and logic by using only everyday items such as straws, paper, paperclips, balls, rubber bands, and Buzz!,  a section for discovering the world with all of your senses.Kalbar/TFN

The largest science centre in Poland, the centre says its mission is to 'encourage personal engagement in discovering and understanding the world.'Kalbar/TFN

The centre contains over 450 interactive exhibits that enable visitors to single-handedly carry out experiments and discover the laws of science for themselves. Kalbar/TFN