exhibition of railway models

23.06.2018 - 24.06.2018

Who didn’t dream of their own model train in their childhood? An electric one, with stations, turnouts and working semaphores. On 23 and 24 June the Museum of Municipal Engineering would like to invite those whose dream has not yet come true as well as those who have already played with model trains but want to interest their children in their hobby or who want themselves to experience once again the unforgettable atmosphere to an exhibition of railroad models and to a number of additional attractions...

Around the Wheel

30.11.-1 - 21.05.2018

"Around the Wheel" – exhibition in the hall D, narrow-gauge electrical tramway shed, 1901 An educational exhibition, composed of approx. 27 stands directly operated by the visitors according to the instructions and descriptions. Stands, although thematically related to various fields of science and life, involve a common shape of circle.

History of mobile devices

13.07.2018 - 26.08.2018

At the next exhibition from the series Technological Classics we will present the most interesting mobile devices from our collections. They will include such iconic devices as Apple Newton OMP or Nokia 9000 Communicator. Modern technology is associated with mobility. The ubiquitous smartphones and tablets have become permanent parts of our lives and for most of us it is difficult to imagine even one day without them. Since the majority of our society has come into contact with mobile devices over the last decade, the misconception that they are a new concept is still alive today...

Classics of technology - Retro computers

28.08.2018 - 07.10.2018

Computers have changed beyond recognition in the last thirty years. They have become much more powerful, the early CRT displays have been replaced by flat LCD screens, and thanks to advances in the field of miniaturization, they can be taken everywhere we go...

Gallery of Steel Figures

29.11.2017 - 08.07.2018

Gallery of Steel Figures is a new temporary exhibition, featuring dozens of sculptures made of steel, inspired by heroes from fairy tales, science fiction films, fantasy worlds, as well as by celebrities, animals or models of luxury car makes. As the authors assert, "In the industrial environment we create impressive metal figures – robots, cartoon and movie characters, and perfectly reconstructed cars, which emerge from the processing and machining of metal scrap. We transform the scrap into imposing artwork, in order to give a completely new life, just like at Madame Tussauds'...

P for paradox.
The story of Fiat 125 p

30.09.2017 - 31.03.2018

In the grey reality of the 1970s, there were not many things that were as desirable as your own car. The purchase of a license to produce “the Big Fiat” and the renewal of Polish-Italian cooperation enabled to make this dream come true. When the first cars drove off the production line on 28th November 1967 everyone wanted to have one. Initially, only the services and privileged individuals had the luck to sit at the wheel of the modern Fiat 125p which was a sign of high social status. However, as time went by and the dream came true, more and more people began to notice that Fiat 125p did not stand for luxury and prestige only, but it also meant day-to-day hardships which stemmed from socialist economy...