With interactive workshops, exciting guided tours and comprehensive learning materials, we offer the ideal complement to lessons for all age groups. Learning becomes child's play!

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Tel.: +43-1-89998-3001


FOR TEACHERS


roadLAB

Let's trade places. The Technisches Museum Wien (Vienna Museum of Science and Technology) goes mobile, visiting schools and other educational institutions with an e-bus that is designed as a maker*space equipped with a 3D printer, laser cutter and much more. We bring everything with us, enabling the pupils to fully focus on tinkering and designing.
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Teaching material

Supplement and deepen your visit to the museum with pedagogically customized materials! We support you in preparing for your museum visit with the class.

The materials are only available in German.
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Online formats for schools

Virtual, individual and optimally supervised - the museum has also supplemented its school offerings with interesting online mediations. Here you will find interactive workshop formats on the topics of "digitization" and "media", which are designed live by our mediators.
A comic drawing showing an interior of a space habitat and a view from its window on a planet, where it's situated:

This is (not) Rocket Science!

By launching this research project, the Technisches Museum Wien (Vienna Museum of Science and Technology) offers a platform for investigating and co-designing future questions in space exploration.


Programmes FOR SCHOOLS FROM A TO Z

Please note: events listed below are held in German. If you are interested in a programme held in English, please choose a tour or a workshop and contact us at .
 
Online-Program
Digitalisation

3D printing for beginners

Printing your own 3D object is easier than you think! A 3D printer allows individual designs to be produced quickly and cost-effectively. 
Kindergartens & Schools
6.–13. Grade (11–19 years)
Guide
People & Society
New

A home for technology

In search of the historical and present identity of the Technisches Museum Wien, this guided tour shows the building as a visible external and internal statement. It places a focus on details that are easily overlooked and presents the museum from a different perspective.
Kindergartens & Schools
6.–13. Grade (11–19 years)
Workshop
Mobility

All aboard – the journey is about to begin!

Whether cars, steam locomotives or bicycles – at the Technisches Museum Wien (Vienna Museum of Science and Technology), you will find many different vehicles, both ancient and ultra-modern ones!
Kindergartens & Schools
Kindergarten & Preschool 1. Grade (6–7 years)
Workshop
Digitalisation, Innovation

Artificial intelligence: Neural networks for beginners

What does artificial intelligence mean and what is a “neural network”? This workshop opens up the black box and explains how a neural network is created, trained and used. 
Kindergartens & Schools
9.–13. Grade (14–19 years)
Online-Program
Digitalisation

Artificial intelligence?

This online tour presents the subject of “Artificial intelligence?” from various perspectives.
Kindergartens & Schools
6.–13. Grade (11–19 years)
Workshop
Research
New

Biomimetic research lab

Nature has developed many successful ideas we humans can learn from: For example, how leaves clean themselves or how seeds master the art of flight. A search for traces at the exhibition and the workshop has lots of surprises in store, allowing the children to experience nature’s resourcefulness up close.
Kindergartens & Schools
2.–6. Grade (7–12 years)
Guide
Research
New

Biomimicry – Nature as a source of inspiration

Nature has been a source of inspiration for the construction of objects, machines or buildings since antiquity. Humankind has always been aware of the perfection of nature, trying to imitate it. Adaptations of nature have been used for technical solutions to this day.



Kindergartens & Schools
7.–13. Grade (12–19 years)
Workshop
People & Society

Brushstroke and printing press. Techniques of letterpress printing

We travel 1,000 years back in time, where exciting adventures are waiting for the schoolchildren. What was monastic life like in medieval times and how were books and paper produced back then?
Kindergartens & Schools
2.–6. Grade (7–12 years)
Workshop
Sustainability

Clean energy

Is electric current actually eco-friendly? What kind of electricity is the best? How can we even tell? In this workshop, we take a closer look at the various forms of renewable energy.
Kindergartens & Schools
5.–10. Grade (10–16 years)
Guide
Sustainability

Climate change – technological change

The climate on our planet is getting warmer. What are the consequences of this process? What causes these changes? Are we in a “climate crisis”? And if so, what can we do about it?
Kindergartens & Schools
6.–13. Grade (11–19 years)
Online-Program
Digitalisation

Coding for beginners, level 1

Learning to code can be easy and fun!
In this workshop, you will learn how to control a microcontroller and electronic components using a self-developed programme. Prior experience is not necessary.
Kindergartens & Schools
6.–13. Grade (11–19 years)
Workshop
Digitalisation

Digibot – tracking digital education

Most of us are familiar with robots that assist us humans – but how do they actually work?
Kindergartens & Schools
1.–4. Grade (6–10 years)
Guide
Energy

Down the mine

How do people work underground? Together we explore the replica mine, accurate down to the smallest detail, underneath the Technisches Museum Wien (Vienna Museum of Science and Technology)!
Kindergartens & Schools
2.–13. Grade (7–19 years)
Guide
Energy

Energy – from muscle power to power plant

Just plug it in and it all works. Many everyday items would be useless without electricity! But what was it like in former times? Who did all the work and how did machines function without electricity? 
Kindergartens & Schools
2.–13. Grade (7–19 years)
Guide
Mobility

Everything that has wings flies!

People have always dreamt of flying. Whether airplanes, helicopters or hot-air balloons – at the Technisches Museum Wien (Vienna Museum of Science and Technology), we have amazing stories to tell about any flying machine!
Kindergartens & Schools
1.–8. Grade (6 to 14 years) Kindergarten & Preschool
Guide
Highlight

Guided tour of highlights

The Technisches Museum Wien (Vienna Museum of Science and Technology) has been collecting exciting objects from the world of technology for more than 100 years. This guided tour presents some of the museum’s most valuable treasures and puts you in the mood for your own journey of discovery through the museum. 
 
Kindergartens & Schools
5.–13. Grade (10–19 years)
Guide / Action
Energy

High-voltage demonstration

Electricity in the air! An impressive show at the Technisches Museum Wien (Vienna Museum of Science and Technology) takes you on a trip through the world of electricity and current.
Kindergartens & Schools
2.–13. Grade (7–19 years)
Guide
People & Society

Ingenious women

Science and research have also always been the domain of women. However, this has often been concealed by historians. Find out more about the discoveries and inventions of these women!
Kindergartens & Schools
7.–13. Grade (12–19 years)
Guide
Research
New

It’s all just stolen? Ideas of biomimicry

Indestructible beetles or cleverly arranged honeycombs – many things in nature are worked out perfectly. On this joint research expedition through the exhibition, the group explores how technical challenges have been solved, inspired by adaptations of plants and animals. The children can experience first-hand the fascinating interplay of technology and biology!
Kindergartens & Schools
2.–6. Grade (7–12 years)
Guide
Everyday life

Living then and now

How did people live around 1900? Join us on a journey back in time and experience what everyday life was like 100 years ago! 
Kindergartens & Schools
1.–8. Grade (6 to 14 years) Kindergarten & Preschool
Guide
Mobility

LOCO.stars

Trains and locomotives have fascinated young and old for generations. The “LOCO.stars” tour takes you on a journey through nearly 200 years of railway history.
Kindergartens & Schools
2.–8. Grade (7–14 years)
Guide
Media history

Media history – from clay tablets to the Internet

Whether newspapers, radio, television, Internet or mobile phones – information and media have become an integral part of our daily lives. But how did people exchange information and news in the past?
Kindergartens & Schools
2.–13. Grade (7–19 years)
Guide
Music

Music in the air

Physics, history and entertainment – the guided tour of the collection of musical instruments offers it all. 
How is sound generated? How does it reach the ear? What is sound? We answer all these questions in a melodious tour.
Kindergartens & Schools
2.–13. Grade (7–19 years)
Online-Program
New

Package deal “buy 2 get 1 free”: Microcontroller programming for beginners

Three “Coding for beginners – level 1, 2 and 3” online workshops for the price of two.
Kindergartens & Schools
6.–13. Grade (11–19 years)
Guide
Sustainability

Plastic fantastic? Reusable, synthetic, problematic

Plastic has become an integral part of our daily lives. What is plastic made of? And what happens to plastic once we have used it? 
Kindergartens & Schools
2.–6. Grade (7–12 years)
Guide
Digitalisation

Robot – are you doing my work?

The language of robots – can it be learnt?
Kindergartens & Schools
1.–4. Grade (6–10 years)
Guide
Sustainability
New

SDGs - From knowledge to action

With the goal of enabling sustainable development at an economic, social and environmental level, the United Nations have defined 17 development goals referred to as SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals). The TMW (Vienna Museum of Science and Technology) builds bridges between historical objects and current issues regarding sustainable development. This guided tour encourages visitors to think about how technology can contribute to keeping our world liveable for the future.
Kindergartens & Schools
7.–13. Grade (12–19 years)
Online-Program
Sustainability

SDGS – From Questions and Knowledge to Action

This online tour connects historical and contemporary objects of the Technisches Museum Wien (Vienna Museum of Science and Technology) with the UN’s 17 sustainable development goals. Based on these goals, current issues are addressed while answering the question of whether and to what extent technology helps make the world more sustainable.
Kindergartens & Schools
7.–13. Grade (12–19 years)
Online-Program
Media history

Showtime! Special effects in film

Green screen, performance capture and other special effects: Your class will learn about these and the oldest trick in film history in the online workshop and try them out hands-on. The students will find out how effects work in film and how the impossible becomes possible on screen.
Kindergartens & Schools
5.–8. Grade (10–14 years)
Workshop
Research

The crazy laboratory

All children can become scientists and explorers – in our “crazy laboratory”!
Kindergartens & Schools
1. Grade (6–7 years) Kindergarten & Preschool
Guide
Energy

The world of electricity

Whether washing machines, cookers or fridges – many everyday items would be useless without electricity. We take a look back in time to find out how electricity came into our homes!
Kindergartens & Schools
2.–8. Grade (7–14 years)
Guide
Mobility

Travelling then and now

How did people travel in the past – before airplanes and cars were invented? On a journey through time, we experience the evolution of mobility.
Kindergartens & Schools
Kindergarten & Preschool 1.–8. Grade (6 to 14 years)
Online-Program
Media history

Universal tool mobile phone – a miracle gadget

With the spread of smartphones, the originally simple mobile phones turned into true universal tools. 
Kindergartens & Schools
7.–13. Grade (12–19 years)