Optical Museum Jena
Museum type :
ARCHAEOLOGICAL

Established in :
8188

Holidays :
None

Visiting Hours :
10.00 to 16.30,Saturday 11.00 to 17.00

Contact No :
+49 3641 44-3165

Location :
Jena , Germany

Display Objects :

The Optical Museum Jena shows optical instruments from eight centuries. It gives a technical and cultural-historical survey of the development of optical instruments.In cooperation with the art club Jena non-optical themes are offered in special exhibitions.




Description :

The Optical Museum Jena is a scientific-technological museum. The Optical Museum Jena shows optical instruments from eight centuries. It gives a technical and cultural-historical survey of the development of optical instruments. The development of the city Jena to the centre of the optical industries since the mid-19th-century is integrated in the exhibition, connected with the lifeworks of Ernst Abbe, Carl Zeib and Otto Schott.