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Dear visitors,

On Wednesday 11th due to maintenance and managing technical issues the NTM closes on 17:00.

Thank you for understanding.

Dear visitors,

we would like to inform you about the opening hours of NTM during Christmas Holidays. You may find a table with particular days and its opening hours by opening this topis in your browser.

Exhibition of National Technical Museum "Jawa Phenomenon - Jawa - How You Never Seen It reminds its visitors 90 years of production of this famous motorcycle producer, which significantly influenced motorcycle production. We display fifty motorcycles, car, race trophies and driver's equipment mostly from private usually publicly inaccessible collections.

 

Dear visitors,

due to managing technical reasons on 1st November the exposition "Technic in Dictatorships will be closed for 1,5 hour - 9:30 - 10:30.

Thank you for your understanding

This exhibition of National Technical Museum presents while using breathtaking installation the technology used during totalitarian eras between 1939-1989. We present tools and objects that were used by political regimes as well as the tool used by its opponents to fight for freedom. Among 140 exhibits we can see confiscated items used for trespassing the state borders, tools used by STB (State secret police) for watching regime dissidents or musical tools used by underground bands.

"Glory of Amateur Photography” exhibition pays tribute to photographers organized in Czech photo-amateur clubs. Since its birth, amateur photography has signifi cantly infl uenced the development of Czech photography, its application, meaning, and form. Amateur photographers practiced photography as a hobby, but devoted a lot of time and energy to this noble pastime. their work was often excellent for its time. Yet the vast majority of authors have been forgotten and their photographs have largely been lost. This exhibition is a reminder of a major era of Czech photography.

Dear visitors,

in all objects of National Technical Museum (Main building on Letná, Centre for building heritage in Plasy and in Railway depositary in Chomutov) you may now find Automated external defibrillators (AED). This portable device serves for non-professional first aid for heart attack.

Aero company is one of the first aircraft company in Czechoslovakia. The company was founded in 1919. The aircraft production has been managed to continue in these days. Under Areo brand was also produced cars or sidecars for motorcycles. The renowened plane made by Aero company are Aero L-29 Delfín, Aero L-39 Albatros or Aero L-159 ALCA.

This exhibtion of National Technical Museum was made on the opportunity of 90th anniversary of the day when Václav Kasík was born and on the 15th anniversary since he died. Václav Kasík - exceptional personality of Czechoslovak industry.Above the drafted designs of cars Škoda and Tatra, made by Kasík in 60s we also present two types of ČZ brand motorcycles, developed in cooperation with fantastic designer František Pudil.