Technical Museum in Stockholm (Tekniska Museet)
- Country: Sweden
- City: Stockholm
- Address: Museivagen 7
Museum island or djurgården in Stockholm is full of the most tempting offers for tourists tastes. Many people see the sign “Museum of technology”, wince or shrug, “It’s for those who are interested in”, and pass by very interesting and unusual institutions, which is annually visited by 200 thousand people. You agree that collecting all technical inventions of the country for 5,000 years, the idea is original. Similar museums in the world quite a bit, to be precise, exactly like not at all elsewhere.
In an area of 10 square kilometers located Museum exhibition devoted to the industrial development of Sweden, machinery, electricity, aviation, computer industry and high-tech industries. Not even scary such a dry definition of the subject of exhibits, because to see the oldest in Europe, a drill or a telescope the Galileo interesting to all.
String of mechanisms, machines, tools, devices demonstrate the progress of all mankind, not just Sweden.
The children are especially interested in the Museum. The organizers have ensured that a number of the exhibits not only could be touched by hands, but also try to work with them.
There is also a separate section on Swedish inventors, designers and scientists. Just amazed how many things are necessary, useful and important it is invented by the Swedes.
Undoubtedly, the most attractive in the Museum cinema, where films on the themes of technological progress. All movies in 4D, this means that pleases the audience not only three-dimensional image, but also smells, water spray and moving seats. Visitors find themselves in the crater of a volcano, in space, time to fly around the entire planet, and then just learn to fly. For attending this theater you will have to pay separately (80 adults and children 40 CZK).
Very instructive exhibit of the Museum refers to the beginning of the 21st century is a pirate computer server, which worked for several years in Sweden and helped the users all over the world for free downloading music, violating copyrights. After the capture of a group of hackers and confiscation of all equipment, this server has taken its place in the Museum. Also because of the technical achievement!
The Museum is implementing a comprehensive topics and exciting content lecturing activities. The library holds about 50 thousand volumes of the most rare books of scientific content.
In 2014, the Technical Museum in Stockholm celebrated its 90th anniversary, commemorative events, exhibitions, workshops, courses and seminars attracted a huge number of visitors and the school became popular in Stockholm than the other well known museums.
Like most museums in Stockholm, the Technical Museum is open until 5 PM, weekends only at Christmas and in June (23-24, when the Swedes celebrate the ancient festival of the summer solstice).
Entrance tickets for adults – 120 CZK. For children aged 7 to 19 years you need to pay 40 kroner. We all want to have the opportunity to view the exhibition for free – every Wednesday from 5 to 8 PM here entrance fees are not taken.
Best Museum to travel from downtown to 69 bus stop Museiparken.