LINKS

 

MUSEUMS and COLLECTIONS

 

 

 

ARGENTINA

Technological Museum "Ingeniero Eduardo Latzina", Buenos Aires

Project Historical Museum of the Physics Department - Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales - Universidad, Buenos Aires

Museum of Astronomy and Geophysics of the Universidad Nacional De la Plata, La Plata  

 

AUSTRALIA

Electrical Education Museum of the University of Melbourne, Melbourne

The Powerhouse Museum, Sydney

Surveying Instruments collection of the University of New South Wales, Sydney

The physics Museum at the University of Queensland, St. Lucia

Scientific Instrument Collections in Australian Universities  

 

AUSTRIA

Experimental Physics Museum, Innsbruck

Sternwarte Kremsmünster, Kremsmünster

Stiftsgymnasium Physikmuseum, Melk

Abtei Gymnasium Seckau

Technischen Museum, Wien

Simon Weber-Unger Science Cabinet, Wien

Globe Museum of the Austrian National Library, Wien  

 

BELGIUM

Telegraph instruments of Europe - Fons Van den Berghen Collection

Albert Michotte's Collection (Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven)  

 

BRAZIL

Centro de Memória da Medicina. Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Belo Horizonte)

Fundação Museu da Tecnologia de São Paulo

Museu de Astronomia e Ciências Afins, Rio de Janeiro

Museu Histórico da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo

Rede Brasileira de Museus da Medicina 

 

CANADA

Campbell Scientific Museum, Edmonton

McGill Physics Collections, Montréal

Stewart Museum, Montréal

National Museum of Science and Technology, Ottawa

Comission on sundials of Quebec Stewart museum, Québec

University of Toronto Museum of Psychological Instruments, Toronto

University of Toronto, Museum of Scientific Instruments, Toronto

University of Toronto Scientific Instruments  

 

CHILE

Museo Nacional de Medicina Dr. Enrique Laval

Museo de la Educación "Gabriela Mistral"

 

CHINA

Astronomical Instruments in the Beijing Ancient Observatory, Beijing  

 

CZECH REPUBLIC

 National Technical Museum, Prague  

 

COLOMBIA

Museo de Ciencias Forenses, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá

Museo de Geociencias, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá

Museo de Historia de la Medicina, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá

 

DENMARK

Steno Museum, Aarhus University

Telefonmuseet, Liseleje, Denmark  

 

ESTONIA

Museum of Tartu University History, Tartu, Estonia

 

FINLAND

Åland Maritime Museum

Helsinki University Museum Arppeanum  

 

FRANCE

Museum of Étienne-Jules Marey, Beaune

Museum of Optical Instrumentation, Biesheim

Sigaud de Lafond Museum

Lycée Alain Fournier, Bourges

Earlier Time Electricity – Private Collection, Chambery

The Museum of Laboratoire J. C. Verdier, Epinay sur Seine

Camille Flammarion’s Observatory, Juvisy sur Orge

Lyon Observatory, Lyon

Old scientific instruments of the Marseille Observatory, Marseille

Musée des arts et métiers, Paris Musée des Arts et Métiers, Paris,

Catalogue général des instruments scientifiques

Virtual Museum of the École Polytechnique, Paris

Curie Museum, Paris

Scientific Museum of the Lycée Louis-le-Grand, Paris

Périgord Museum - "Francis Gires" Collection, Périgueux

Physics collection of the Lycée "Bertran de Born", Périgueux

Maison d'Ampère - Electricity Museum, Poleymieux-au-Mont-d'or

Scientific Collections of the Université de Rennes 1, Rennes

Strasbourg Planetarium, Strasbourg

Le Compendium - Albert Balasse Private Collection

An inventory of old scientific instruments in State Schools, Institut National de Recherche Pédagogique

Contemporary Scientific and Technical Heritage

French Thesaurus of Scientific Instruments

Association to protect and to study scientific instruments

Contemporary scientific and technical heritage

 

GERMANY

Optical Virtual Museum, Bad Dürkh eim

Museum of the Microscope, Berlin

German data base on material models, Humboldt University of Berlin

German Database on university collections, Humboldt University of Berlin

German maritime Museum, Bremerhaven

Royal Cabinet of Mathematical and Physical Instruments, Dresden

Liebig Chemical Museum, Gießen

Institute for the History of Arabic-Islamic Science, Frankfurt

Science Museum of Frankfurt, Frankfurt

Gauss Museum, Gottingen

Observatory of Hamburg, Hamburg

Optical Museum of Jena, Jena

Museum of Optical Instruments - Private Collection, Karlsruhe

The Cabinet of Astronomy and Physics of Kassel

Museum of Technology, Magdeburg

Deutsches Museum of Transport and Machines, Munich

Das virtuelle Physik - Museum des Laurentianums, Warendorf

A collection of historical Scales and Weights - Private Collection

Virtual Science Museum -der Wissenschaft- Private Collection

Historical Scientific Instruments Collection Horst Kuhn - Private Collection

Friends of Old Meteorological Instruments- Private Collection

Meteorological columns of Europe

German Patent and Trade Mark Office  

 

GREECE

The Hellenic Archives of Scientific Instruments, Athens

Museum of History and Physics of the 1st Gymnasium of Chio, Chio

Antikythera mechanism 

 

HUNGARY

The Historical Gothard Observatory Collection of Scientific and Technical Instruments, Szombathely  

 

IRELAND

The big Telescope (1845) of Birr Castle Demesne, Birr

National Science Museum at St. Patrick's College Maynooth, Maynooth  

 

INDIA

 Astronomical Instruments at the Jaipur Observatory, Faridabad

 

ITALY

Virtual museum of the Cagnazzi High School, Altamura

Historical Scientific Collection of the University of Bari

Astronomical Specola Museum of the Bologna University

Astronomical Museum of Brera

Physics Museum of the University of Cagliari

Physics Museum of the University of Catania

Physics Laboratory of the Gallupi High School of Catanzaro

Physics Museum of the Technical High School of Chiavari

Astronomical Observatory Museum of Collurania

Physics Museum of the A. Volta High School of Como

Virtual Instrument Museum of the Leonardo da Vinci High School, Florence

Physics museums of the Dante High school, Florence

Museum Galileo, Florence

Sciencie and Technical Foundation, Florence

Chemical Museum of the University of Genova P

hysics Laboratory of the Capece High School of Lecce

Ancient Scientific Instruments of the Petro Colonna High School of Lecce

Physics Collection of the Argento Cogelle University of Lecce

Museo del Liceo Ginnasio "Virgilio", Mantova

National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci, Milan

Astronomical and Geophysics Museum of the University of Modena

"Federico II" Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche, Naples

Physics Museum of the Federico II University of Naples

Vesuviano Observatory, Napoli

History of Physics Museum of the University of Padova

History Museum of the University of Pavia

Didactical physics museums of the University of Perugia, Perugia

Physics Cabinet of the Collegio Alberoni, Piacenza

Museum of Calculation Instruments, Pisa

Historical Scientific Museum of the Mezzogiorno in Rete, Rete

Museums of the Sapienza University of Roma, Roma

Physics Museum of the University of Torino, Torino

Scientific Technological Archive of the University of Torino, Torino

Polytechnic Virtual Museum of the University of Torino, Torino

Physics Museum of the University of Trieste, Trieste

Physics Museum of the Urbino University, Urbino

Virtual Physics Museums of the Foscarini High School, Venice

 

JAPAN

 Instruments at Niigata University, Niigata

Scientific Instruments at Kanazawa University, Kanazawa

Sanko Collection of Physical Apparatus, Kyoto  

 

LUXEMBURG

 Physics Museum of the High School of Luxembourg, Luxembourg  

 

MEXICO

Gabinete de física, química y medicina - Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Toluca

Museo de Ciencias - Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, Zacatecas

Museo de Ciencias de la Tierra, ESIA, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, México D.F.

Museo de Geología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México D.F.

Museo de Geofísica, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México D.F.

Museo interactivo - Benemérita Universidad de Puebla - "Casa de los Muñecos", Puebla

Museo de Historia Natural y Cultura Ambiental, México D.F.

Museo de la Medicina Mexicana, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México D.F.

Museo del Telégrafo, Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes-MUNAL, México D.F.

 

THE NETHERLANDS

 Private collection of Nicolàs de Hilster, Castricum

Technical Museum of the University of Delft, Delft

Teyler Museum, Haarlem

Museon, the popular-science museum, The Hague

National Museum of Science and Medicine Boerhaave, Leiden

Museum of the Utrecht University, Utrecht  

 

NEW ZELAND

Kapiti Coast Museum Collection. History of Telegraphy, Morse Keys and Maritime Radio, St. Waikanae

 

POLAND

Collegium Maius, Kraków Museum of Technology in Warsaw  

 

PORTUGAL

Physics Museum of the University of Coimbra, Coimbra Science Museum of the University of Lisbon

Museu da Fisica da Escola Secundária c/3 de Alexandre Herculano, Porto

Thesaurus of Scientific Instruments in Portuguese Educational Heritage for Museums, Education´s Department of Portugal

 

RUSSIA

Database-Relics of Science and Technology (under construction)  

 

SERBIA

 Nikola Tesla Museum, Belgrade  

 

SOUTH AFRICA

Eskom Heritage Museum

 

SPAIN

Museo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (MUNCYT), A Coruña / Alcobendas

Museu IES Pare Vitoria, Alcoi

Museo IES Pedro Espinosa, Antequera

Aula-Museo IES Domínguez Ortiz, Azuqueca de Henares

Gabinete de Historia Natural, IES Bárbara de Braganza, Badajoz

ETSEIB, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona

Museu Virtual de la Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona

Museu de la Farmàcia Catalana, Universitat de Barcelona

Museu d'Instruments Científics, Universitat de Barcelona

Museu de Zoologia, Universitat de Barcelona

Museu Marítim de Barcelona

Museu Martorell, Barcelona

Museo IES López de Mendoza, Burgos

Museo IES Aguilar y Eslava, Cabra

Museu Arxiu Tomàs Balvey, Cardedeu

Museo Naval, Cartagena

Col.leccions Museogràfiques del Seminari Conciliar de Ciutadella, Museo Diocesà de Menorca, Ciutadella

Museo Naval, Ferrol

Colegio de la Inmaculada Concepción, Jesuítas, Gijón

Museo del Cinema, Girona

Museo IES Padre Suárez, Granada

Museo de Instrumentación Científica Jesús Thomas Gómez, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Granada

Museo del Parque de las Ciencias, Granada

Museu IES Padre Luis Coloma, Jerez de la Frontera

Museo de Tecnología Agraria Profesor Antonio Cabral, IES Santa Isabel de Hungría, Jerez de la Frontera

Museo IES Cabrera Pinto, La Laguna

Museo Naval, Las Palmas

Museo Mecánico Virtual, Escuela Universitaria Politécnica de Linares

Instituto Geográfico Nacional, Colección de Instrumentos, Madrid

Museo de la Farmacia Hispana, Universidad Complutense, Madrid

Colección Didáctica de las Ciencias Experimentales, Universidad Complutense, Madrid

Museo Geominero, Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Madrid

Museo Histórico Minero, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Museo IES Cardenal Cisneros, Madrid

Colecciones IES Cervantes, Madrid

Colecciones IES Isabel la Católica, Madrid

Colecciones IES Lope de Vega, Madrid

Colecciones IES Ramiro de Maeztu, Madrid

Museo IES San Isidro, Madrid

Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid

Museo Naval, Madrid

Museo Tiflológico (ONCE), Madrid

Real Observatorio de Madrid, Museo, Madrid

Museo Virtual de la Ciencia, CSIC, Madrid

Museu IES Joan Ramis, Maó

Museo Virtual de Historia de la Educación, Murcia

Museo IES Alfonso X el Sabio, Murcia

Museu IES Ramon Llull, Palma de Mallorca

Museo de Ciencias, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona

La Fábrica de Luz. Museo de la Energía. Ponferrada

Colección E. Carrascal (microscopios), Universidad de Salamanca

Real Instituto y Observatorio de la Armada, San Fernando

Museo Naval, San Fernando

Museo Pedagóxico de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela

Museo IES Mariano Quintanilla, Segovia

Real Fábrica de Cristales, Segovia

Colecciones IES San Isidoro, Sevilla

Museo Marítimo Torre de Oro, Sevilla

Museu Nacional de la Ciència i la Tècnica de Catalunya, Terrassa

Museu d'Història de la Medicina de Catalunya, Terrassa

Colecciones del IES José Ibáñez Martín, Teruel

Colecciones del IES Vega del Turia, Teruel

Museu de Ciències Naturals, Ajuntament de València

Col.leccions Universitat de València

Museu d'Història de la Medicina i de la Ciència, Universitat de València

Museu d'Història Natural, Universitat de València

Museu del IES Francesc Ribalta, Castelló de la Plana

Museu Valencià d'Etnologia, València

Museu de Prehistòria, València

Museo IES Zorrilla, Valladolid

Asociación Nacional para la Defensa del Patrimonio de los Institutos Históricos

Comissió d'Instruments Científics (COMIC-SCHCT)

Red Digital de Colecciones de Museos de España (CER.es)

Red de Institutos Históricos

Plan Nacional del Patrimonio Industrial

 

SWEDEN

The Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm

Technical Museum, Stockholm

Museum of the Observatory of Stockholm, Stockholm

Instruments from the Celsius Observatory Uppsala University, Uppsala

Physics Cabinet of the Uppsala University, Uppsala

Scientific curiosities, Thomas Sandberg private collection

Sweden Solar System, Private Collection  

 

SWITZERLAND

History of Science Museum, Geneva

Physics Museum of the University of Lausanne, Lausanne

Geometricum - The Scientific Instruments Collection, Private Collection

O'Neill's Electronic Museum, Private Collection  

 

TURKEY

History of Transport, Industry and Communications Museum Rahmi M Koç, Istambul  

 

UNITED KINGDOM

The Historical Instruments of Armagh Observatory, Armagh, Northern Ireland

Natural Philosophy Collection of the University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland

National Media Museum, Bradford

Whipple Museum of the History of Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge

Museum of Technology, Cambridge

The Museum at the Cavendish Laboratory - University of Cambridge, Cambridge

The MarconiCalling Museum, Chelmsford

University of Dundee Museum, Dundee

The Royal Institution of Great Britain, London

Science museum, South Kensington, London

National Maritime Museum, Astronomical and Navigational Instruments, Greenwich, London

Ingenious Cultural exchange of images, debates and documents, London

Science and Society Picture Library, London

Manchester Microscopical & Natural History Society, Manchester

Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester

University of Oxford, Museum of History of Science, Oxford

National Valve Museum, Sussex  

 

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Scientific Instrument Museum of the Humboldt State University, Arcata

Medieval Science & Scientific Instrument of the Humboldt State University, Arcata

The Golub Collection - University of California, Berkeley

The Harvard Collection of Scientific Instruments, Boston

Museum of Science, Boston

Edisonian Museum, Brandon

University of Vermont - Physics Department - antique demonstrations and apparatus, Burlington

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge

Cyber Telephone Museum, Cave Junction

Yerkes Observatory Virtual Museum - Instruments section, Chicago

Adler Planetarium, Astronomy Museum, Historical Collections, Astronomical Instruments and Rare Books, Chicago

Scientific Instruments Heritage of the Williston Northampton School, Easthampton

Thomas B. Greenslade - Instruments for Natural Philosophy, Gambier

Grinnell College - Physics Historical Museum, Grinnell

Yale Peabody Museum, New Haven

Haverford College Physics Demos Page, Haverford

Transylvania University Museum of Medical and Scientific Apparatus, Lexington

University of Nebraska - Historical Scientific Instrument Gallery, Lincoln

The Bakken Library and Museum, Minneapolis

Emilio Serge Visual Archives Niels Bohr Library and Center for the History of Physics, Maryland

Psychological Instruments at the Barnard College, New York

Niagara Science Museum, Niagara, New York

Dartmouth Scientific Instrument Collection, New Hampshire

Historical Instrumentation Collection, Oak Ridge

Dittrick Medical History Center, Ohio

The Millington - Barnard Collection of The University of Mississippi, Oxford

Scientific Instruments Ancient and Modern of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena

The Turn Of The Century Electrotherapy Museum, Pompano Beach

A Favorite Abode of Science: Santa Clara College and the Pursuit of Scientific Knowledge, 1851-1900, Santa Clara

Antique Scientific Instruments at Union College, Schenectady

Museum of Microscopy of the Florida State University, Tallahassee

Blocker History of Medicine Collection, University Of Texas, Texas

Transylvania University Museum of Medical and Scientific Apparatus, Transylvania

Telegraph & Scientific Instrument Cyber-Museum of Thomas B. Perera, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair

Museum of the History of Psychological Instrumentation, Upper Montclair

The Mariners' Museum - The Scientific Instruments Collection, Newport News, Virginia

The Antique Telescope Society, Wallingford

Franklyn & his friends, portraiture & the tools of Science, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Physical Sciences Collection, Surveying and Geodesy, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

The Museum of Communications, Washington, DC

Exploring and Collecting History Online, George Mason University, Washington

Radio and scientific instruments museum,Private collection of John Jenkins  

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

Museus d'Història de la Ciència, la Medicina i la Tecnologia (Recurs UV)

Association for the Preservation of Instruments and Teaching Techniques, (ASEISTE)

Carvalho´s Blog: A museum´s world

Catalan Scientific Instrument Commission (COMIC)

Database Machine Drawings

Epact: Scientific Instruments of Medieval and Renaissance Europe

European Academic Heritage Network

European Association of Museums of the History of Medical Sciences

Fleaglass Antiques

Online Scientific Instrument Trade Catalogues, SIC

Online Scientific Instrument Videos, SIC

Publishing company specialized in museums, galleries and collections

RESEED - Retro-conception sémantique d'objets patrimoniaux digitaux

ScienceZine - Science for Curious Minds - Physics Museum & Laboratory

The Sextant and Its Applications

SIC Cumulative Bibliography

Scientific Instrument Commission, SIC

Scientific Instrument Society Sundials on the Internet Universeum.

Scientific Trade Catalogs in Smithsonian Collections

Stuttgart Database of Scientific Illustrators

The Typewriter Database

Virtual Laboratory of Physiology

Webster Database of Scientific Instrument Makers