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Technisches Museum Wien, entrance hall.

A technology museum is a museum devoted to applied science and technological developments. [1] Many museums are both a science museum and a technology museum.

Some of the most historically significant technology museums are:

Further technology museums in Germany include the Deutsches Technikmuseum in Berlin-Kreuzberg, the Technoseum in Mannheim, the Technik Museum Speyer, the Technik Museum Sinsheim and the Technikmuseum Magdeburg [ de]. The most prestigious of its kind in Austria is the Technisches Museum in Vienna. [2]

Many other independent museums, such as transport museums, cover certain technical genres, processes or industries, for example mining, chemistry, metrology, musical instruments, ceramics or paper.


  1. ^ "science/technology museum". Phorio standards website. Phorio Systems Corporation. Retrieved 4 November 2013. {{ cite web}}: External link in |work= ( help)
  2. ^ Lackner, Helmut (2011). "Das technische Museum" [The technology museum]. 'Ferrum: Nachrichten aus der Eisenbibliothek' (in German). 83: 7–20.

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