CURRENT Exhibitions

Smart World

How Artificial Intelligence is changing our world
Few topics today are more polarising: Will artificial intelligence destroy millions of jobs or will its use usher in a golden age? Opinions could not be more divided. “Smart World”, the new special exhibition at the Technisches Museum Wien (Vienna Museum of Science and Technology), bridges the gap between these two polar opposites.
A RACE AGAINST THE TIME. FROM THE THINKING_FORWARD_ EXHIBITION SERIES. Global warming and the energy crisis make a transition to sustainable energy more urgent than ever before. How can we accomplish the energy transition? What innovations help us do so and what can we all contribute in our daily lives?

Exploring the invisible

Microbes as masters of disguise
What does a virus do in the museum? Hygiene technology and bacteriology have been an important part of the medical engineering collection of the Technisches Museum Wien (Vienna Museum of Science and Technology) for a long time. Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, there has been increased public focus on microorganisms, showing that the history of microbes needs to be rethought.

Innovation Corner: Agri-food

Innovations for the future of agriculture and food
What technical innovations are currently underway? What ideas and inventions from Austria could change our world? The new exhibition series showcases current cutting-edge developments.

Science Corner: Room with a view. Living in space

A museum stage for research projects of the TU Wien
What technical innovations will influence our everyday life, our mobility, our industry or our communication in the future? The new exhibition area showcases current cutting-edge research.
until February 2024

The 12.10

A Superlative Steam locomotive
It is the largest, heaviest, most powerful and fastest steam locomotive ever built in Austria: The 12.10!

Cherished – Praised – Unwanted

Household items between desire and reality
In this exhibition, the users of household appliances get a chance to speak, providing an insight into recollections of not only treasured companions, but also unwanted gifts and disappointed promises.