Vienna Technical Museum

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

The Vienna Technical Museum[1][2][3] (German: Technisches Museum Wien) is located in Vienna (Austria), in the Penzing district, at Mariahilferstraße 212.

The decision to establish a technical museum was made in 1908, and construction of the building started in 1909. On June 20, 1909, Emperor Franz Josef laid the foundation stone. 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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References[edit]

  1. ^ Nelson, David Lowell (2006). Vienna for the Music Lover The Complete Guide to Vienna's Musical Sites and Performances Today. Zirndorf: Brandstätter. p. 221. 
  2. ^ Atkins, Wendy (2003). The Smart Card Report. Oxford: Elsevier Science. p. 6. 
  3. ^ Bischof, Gunter; Pelinka, Anton; Herzog, Dagmar (2011). Sexuality in Austria. Transaction Publishers: New Brunswick, NJ. p. 217. 

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