Technisches Museum Wien

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Technisches Museum Wien
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Established 1918
Location Vienna, Austria
Website http://www.technischesmuseum.at

The Technisches Museum Wien (German for Vienna Technical Museum) lies in Vienna (Austria), in Penzing district, on the Mariahilferstraße 212.

The decision to establish a technical museum was made in 1908, construction of the building started in 1909 and the museum was opened in 1918.

The permanent exhibition categories include: Nature and Knowledge: astronomy, principals, physics; Heavy industry: mining, iron, steel; Energy; Mass production - luxury goods; Everyday life - directions for use; Communications and information media; Musical instruments; Transport; Basic Research - A great adventure.

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Coordinates: 48°11′27″N 16°19′03″E / 48.19083°N 16.31750°E / 48.19083; 16.31750