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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
Say M├│ricz: 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
The exhibition was arranged for the 50th anniversary of the Veszpr├ęm Chemical Industry University. The exhibition represents the development of the institute established in 1949. continue
A taste of the exhibition
The exhibition demonstrates the history of our chemical industry between the two world wars. The first part introduces those local and foreign scientists, whose work fundamentally determined the development of chemistry and chemical industry. It delineates the new conditions made after the disunion of the Austrian-Hungarian Monarchy and the plans of Hungary made for the chemical industry development. continue
A taste of the exhibition
Before the middle of the 18th century natural sciences had been instructed only as part of philosophy. The teachers of the protestant schools had studied in the western academes, and on returning home they began teach their students accordingly. Chemistry was taught as part of physics. continue