Technology and Transport

196940_20210701_muszaki_tanulmanytar_5_srgb.jpg The Museum of Technology was founded three times - Unparalleled Hungarian memories are preserved in the collection created 50 years ago Fifty years ago, the Hungarian Museum of Technology was founded for the third time. According to the founding document dated 1 January 1973, its task is to collect and present Hungarian natural science and technical memorabilia. The museum preserves such special treasures as Ányos Jedlik's electric motor created in 1828 and his electric car made in 1855, the world's first carburettor engine, the first Hungarian computer and the very first Gömböc.
The station building in Kelenföld escaped destruction The Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology and Transport will create a railway history exhibition space in the listed 137-year-old building. According to the plans, in addition to the former station building, a museum garden will be created and the house will also receive an extension: a terrace serving as a lookout point, a train viewing place. The building permit has now been granted to the investment.
Visuals for the renovation of the old Kelenföld railway station published The Museum of Transport has published visuals of the planned conversion of the Budapest-Kelenföld railway station. The dilapidated station building closed in 2019. The Museum of Science, Technology and Transport will create a new exhibition space about the history of the railway in the building, which will also house temporary exhibitions. In a government decree on Tuesday, the renovation of the building was classified a priority investment.
Dining car used by Miklós Horthy to be displayed in Museum of Transport The dining car of the train used by Governor Miklós Horthy, Turán 9, has been returned to Hungary. The dilapidated vehicle will be restored by Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology and Transportation staff.
Over 500 artefacts and mementos from Metro M3 transferred to Museum of Transport A total of 510 artefacts, items and mementoes of the M3 metro line have been transferred to the collection of the Hungarian Museum of Science, Technology and Transport, including well-remembered wall-coverings, information boards and yellow benches. The letter-mosaic found in the station on Deák Square will remain in its original location.
Exhibition of aerospace history opened in Petőfi Csarnok 35 years ago The upper floor of the Petőfi Csarnok housed the Aviation and Space Exploration exhibit of the Transport Museum for thirty years. The aeroplane used by Charles IV in his attempt to return to the Hungarian throne in 1909 and was on display, as was the World war I reconnaissance aircraft manufactured by the Lloyd factory in Aszód. Relics of the space age included the crew capsule used by Bertalan Farkas and Valeri Kubasov to return to Earth from the Salyut-6 space station. When the Petőfi Csarnok was closed, the exhibition was also forced to leave.

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