Technical Museum, Zagreb

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Technical Museum in Zagreb

Technical Museum (Croatian: Tehnički muzej) is located at 18 Savska Street in Zagreb and it exhibits numerous historic aircraft, cars, machinery and equipment.[1]

History[edit]

The museum was founded in 1954 and went into operation in Savska street in 1963.[2]

In 2012, the museum had 125 thousand visitors.[2] In 2013, they had over 118 thousand visitors, and were the most visited museum in Croatia.[3]

Features[edit]

The Technical Museum maintains the oldest preserved steam engine in the area, dating from the mid-19th century, which is still operational.[4]

There are various distinct sections in the museum:

The Museum organises educational, study, informative and occasional exhibitions, lectures and panel discussions on popular science, as well as playrooms and workshops.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tehnički muzej". Official web site (in Croatian). Technical Museum, Zagreb, Croatia. Retrieved 2010-12-27. 
  2. ^ a b "Pogodite gdje možete odjednom obići svemir, ući u podmornicu i sresti Nikolu Teslu". Večernji list (in Croatian). 2014-01-14. Retrieved 2014-01-17. 
  3. ^ "Ovaj muzej najposjećeniji je u Hrvatskoj, ponovno!". Večernji list (in Croatian). 2014-01-17. Retrieved 2014-01-17. 
  4. ^ "Vertical Piston Steam Engine". Technical Museum, Zagreb. 1998. Retrieved 2011-10-11. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Technical Museum". Zagreb Tourist Board. Retrieved 2006-07-02. 

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Coordinates: 45°48′13″N 15°57′52″E / 45.803493°N 15.964508°E / 45.803493; 15.964508