Slovak Technical Museum in Košice

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  • Hlavná 88, Staré Mesto, Košice

Slovak Technical Museum in Košice

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The Slovak Technical Museum in Košice is the only technical museum with nationwide scope. The museum manages a rich collection fund in which it is represented by mining, metallurgy, watchmaking, engineering, printing, electrical engineering, geodesy and cartography, photographic and cinematographic technology, transport, aviation and many other industries.

Visitors to the Slovak Technical Museum have the opportunity to see several permanent exhibitions:

  • Metallurgy and metalworking - it explains in an engaging way the development of this branch on a global scale with an emphasis on the rich traditions of metallurgy in Slovakia.

  • Electric Discharge Hall - documents the evolution of electrical engineering, while at the same time focusing on breakthrough breakthroughs in communication and communication technology.

  • Development of geodetic technology and cartography - exposition focused on the development of surveying with an emphasis on technical aids used for measuring the Earth and its surface.

  • Energy department of Aurel Stodola - in this exhibition, you can see probably the most admired set of dynamic models of steam engines, water turbines, internal combustion engines.

  • Truth About False Teeth - presents well-preserved artifacts about people's past efforts to make dentures.

At present, the Slovak Technical Museum has 6 branches and several other extended expositions, including Mining History in Spiš, Blast Furnace Karol, Water-smithy in Medzev, Manor in Budimír, Museum of J.M. Petzval in Spišská Belá, Transport Museum in Bratislava, Aviation Museum, Schuster Family Museum of Cinematography, Solivar in Prešov.

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