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Technology museum

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Technology museum

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.

The most historically significant technology museums in Europe are:

Further technology museums in Germany include the Deutsche Technikmuseum in Berlin-Kreuzberg, the Technoseum in Mannheim, the Technik Museum Speyer and the Technikmuseum Magdeburg. The most prestigious of its kind in Austria is the Technische 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.


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This article is based upon a translation of the German language version as at November 2013.

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