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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: 01.01.2011-31.07.2011.: 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
Permanent exhibitions
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
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
It is proven that chemical activities were carried out in the Carpathian Basin even before the Hungarian conquest. The gold-mining of the Roman Empire was continued by the descendants of the Hungarians. There was metallurgy, expoerts were experimenting with alloys and the control of refineries and the mints. continue
A taste of the exhibition
The material is placed on tho tableous. The capital and the rural chemical industry and pharmaceutical industrial enterprises are shown separately. Besides the photographs we can see company reports, company newspapers and copies of chemical industry expert reviews are exhibited. continue