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Hungarian Museum for Science, Technology and Transport - Chemistry Museum - Várpalota
Address: 8100, Várpalota Thury-vár
Phone number: (88) 575-670
Opening hours: Temporarily closed.
The museum is not only unique to our country, but is the only independent chemist museum of Mid-Europe. It was established on the site of a ruined castle in Várpalota. Várpalota has a central role in the Hungarian chemical industry and is easily accessible from Budapest. continue
Temporarily closed!
Permanent exhibitions
A taste of the exhibition
The exhibition was arranged for the 50th anniversary of the Veszprém Chemical Industry University. The exhibition represents the development of the institute established in 1949. continue
Say Móricz: The Basics of Chemistry
The exhibition titled 'The Development of Equipment of Chemical Experiments' opened in April 2004 by the help of books from the Hungarian Chemical Museum. The teacher Kapocsi Margit Katalin, contributor of the Hungarian Chemical Museum, designed the exhibition. Ever since, she has been an active participant in our chemical program. continue
A taste of the exhibition
One of the most interesting objects of the exhibition is the GIER computer mostly used for the supervision of chemical processes. The Danish device was used by the Pét Nitrogen Works for the evaluation of the parameters of its Ammonia department. The computer was produced in 1966. continue
A taste of the exhibition
The large paintings seen in the entrance hall of the Thury castle were made for the proposal published for the millecententenary in 1996. The series were evaluated by the Fine and Applied Arts Lectorate. The paintings represent the the most important battles of the catstle (1566 and 1593), together with the building and peaceful weekdays of the castle. continue