Industrial museum

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With Industry Museum are museums referred to the industrialization have on the subject.

Museum presentation of industrial history

Industrial history is a sub-area of ​​the history of technology , so that technology museums in general consistently present a department, or at least exhibits from industrial history and industrialization. Even the mining is closely linked to the development of heavy industries connected - mining museums are to be regarded consistently as an industrial museum, if they are not confined to explicitly pre-industrial issues (about ancient mining sites).

Industrial museums often illustrate industrial history with the help of exhibits that come from local companies, often with their direct support. In addition, industrial monuments that form an ensemble monument can of course be viewed on site.

Industrial museums





See also


  • Stefan Brüggerhoff, Michael Farrenkopf, Wilhelm Geerlings (eds.): Mining and industrial history. Documentation and research industrial archeology and museum . Festschrift for Rainer Slotta for his 60th birthday. Schöningh, Paderborn et al. 2006, ISBN 3-506-71365-5 ( web link , Association of Friends of Art and Culture eV, Bochum [accessed on January 28, 2009]).
  • Thomas Parent: Work and Everyday Life: On the History and Concept of Industrial Museums . In: Leaves for the history of technology . tape 69/70 , 2008, ISSN  0067-9127 , p. 55-72 .

Web links

  • Technical collections and museums. In: Regensburg Association Classification ZG.8930. Library Service Center Baden-Württemberg (BSZ), accessed on January 28, 2009 (list of publications on the subject).