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National Technical Museum

Local name: Národní technické muzeum

The National Technical Museum in Prague documents the history of technology, technology and engineering in the Czech Republic. There were 14 permanent exhibitions on, among others, such issues as architecture, astronomy, photography, mining, metallurgy, printing, technology at home. Short-term exhibition projects and educational activities are carried out.

The exhibits available for sightseeing constitute about 15% of the total collection of the Museum of Technology. The beginnings of collecting technical monuments in the Czech Republic date back to 1834. The National Technical Museum in Prague was founded in 1908. The current seat of the museum in the vicinity of the Letná Park was built in 1938 - 1941.

During the German occupation, the authorities of the Czech and Moravian Protectorate donated the building to the Ministry of Posts. The museum was moved to the Invalidovna palace. It operated there until 1944. After World War II, the first exhibition was opened in the target facility. In the 20th century, the building was completely refurbished.


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    Kostelní 42170 78 Prague , Czechia