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Puppets 4.0

Museum without walls

Immerse yourself in the history of puppetry through this virtual reality experience. Explore the puppet collection of German puppeteer Fritz Wortelmann across five digital rooms from an Indonesian Night to a European bustling marketplace through a virtual reality headset.

“This imaginary museum seduces. We are pulled along on a playful-atmospheric world trip through puppet theatre.“ – Double. Magazin für Puppen-, Figuren- und Objekttheater

For Puppets 4.0, the German Forum for Puppetry Arts is collaborating with DIGIFACTURA – a start-up that specializes in the 3D digitization of art and cultural assets and has designed the virtual reality world exclusively for the exhibition.


Friday 8.11.2024 non stop 14:00-18:00 and 19:00-22:00 
Saturday 9.11.2024 non stop 14:00-18:00 and 19:00-22:00 

Studio, Manilla, Itäinen Rantakatu, 20810 Turku
No previous registration needed.
Free entry

We recommend spending up to 30 minutes in the virtual exhibit.
Two people at a time can experience Puppets 4.0 using the headsets provided.
Age recommendation 12 +

German Puppetry Forum
The German Forum for Puppetry Arts (dfp) is the central institution for the nationwide promotion of all aspects concerning the art of the puppet, figure and object theatre. It was founded in 1992 by the city of Bochum and many associations and training institutions from all over Germany dedicated to puppetry arts.

The dfp organizes the Festival FIDENA – Figurentheater der Nationen