Museum of Technology
Centrum Nowych Technologii
ul. Konarskiego 22B
Tel. (32) 237 11 28
Mondays – Fridays: 8 am – 6 pm
Guided tours are available by appointment only (please call to make arrangements).
Krzysztof Zioło PhD
The Museum is located on the third oor of the New Technologies Centre building, at ul. Konarskiego 22B in Gliwice. The collections are divided into thematic groups:
– measuring devices – all types of meters, such as voltmeters, ammeters, wattmeters, oscilloscopes, multimeters, compensators, measuring bridges, etc.;
– devices for processing and publishing information – computers dating from before the age of the PC, such as Atari, Commodore, Meritum and others; PCs from the early 1990s, Sun Ultra Sparc workstation, PC AT motherboards dating from the years 1980–1999 – from Full Size AT (Intel 80286 processor), through Baby AT and MiniBaby AT to MikroBaby AT (Pentium II and AMD K7 Athlon processors), abacuses, slide rules, calculators, disk stations and disks: FDD, HDD, CD, DVD, VHS cassettes, audio cassettes; punched strips, magnetic tape data storage, magnetic-core memory, typing machines, and printers;
– photographic and filming equipment – traditional cameras using photographic film, mainly produced in the USSR and East Germany, an enlarger, various types of lenses, equipment for macrophotography, traditional film cameras using film tape rolls, early electronic cameras using CCD matrices and VHS, CVHS and S-VHS cassettes;
– technology in electronics – a gallery of electron tubes, the first Polish transistors, the first Polish modules enabling the reading of results of digital measurement, mercury commutators, discrete electronic elements such as resistors, capacitors, coils, transformers and other sub-assemblies used in the electronics industry from the 1950s to the
– telecommunication – electromechanical and electronic telephones, the first mobile phones and radio telephones.
The catalogue of Historical Technical Objects is available on the website: http://repolis.bg.polsl.pl/publication/74045
Krzysztof Zioło PhD