Technical Museum, Zagreb
Tehnički muzej Nikola Tesla
The main building of the Technical Museum
|Established||21 December 1954|
|Location||18 Savska Street, Zagreb, Croatia|
|Founder||City of Zagreb|
The museum was founded in 1954 and went into operation in Savska Street in 1963.
In 2012, the museum had 125,000 visitors. In 2013, it had over 118,000 visitors, and was the most visited museum in Croatia. With 141,000 visitors in 2018, it was the 7th most visited museum in Croatia.
There are various distinct sections in the museum:
- the Planetarium, which is led by Ante Radonić.
- the Beehive exhibit,
- the Mine - model of mines for coal, iron and non-ferrous metals, about 300 m (980 ft) long
- the Nikola Tesla study.
The Museum organises educational, study, informative and occasional exhibitions, lectures and panel discussions on popular science, as well as playrooms and workshops.
- "Posjećenost hrvatskih muzeja u 2018. godini" (PDF). mdc.hr (in Croatian). Zagreb: Museum Documentation Center. Retrieved 28 February 2020.
- "Tehnički muzej". Official web site (in Croatian). Technical Museum, Zagreb, Croatia. Retrieved 2010-12-27.
- "Pogodite gdje možete odjednom obići svemir, ući u podmornicu i sresti Nikolu Teslu". Večernji list (in Croatian). 2014-01-14. Retrieved 2014-01-17.
- "Ovaj muzej najposjećeniji je u Hrvatskoj, ponovno!". Večernji list (in Croatian). 2014-01-17. Retrieved 2014-01-17.
- "Tehnički muzej preimenovan u Tehnički muzej Nikole Tesle". Večernji list (in Croatian). 2015-06-18. Retrieved 2016-09-04.
- "Vertical Piston Steam Engine". Technical Museum, Zagreb. 1998. Retrieved 2011-10-11.
- "Technical Museum". Zagreb Tourist Board. Retrieved 2006-07-02.
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