Demonstration of horseshoe-forging

8. March @ 13:00 - 18:00

From 13.00 until 18.00  we will show you demonstration of horseshoe-forging. The farrier will introduce the visitors to the entire procedure of horseshoe making. He first heats a bar of iron in a soft-coal fireplace, and raises the temperature by blowing air with the use of bellows. By using sledges he hammers the heated bar [...]

The experiments of inventor Nikola Tesla, presented by the demonstrator on functioning exhibits encompass a very interesting and appealing part of the Electrical Engineering collection. The group is initially presented with a short biography of Nikola Tesla and afterwards witnesses the functioning of the following devices accompanied by the demonstrator’s explanation: • direct current engine, [...]

Get to know the life and work of the compatriot Jurij Vega, the most prominent representative of the mathematical and natural sciences of the Slovenian genus. The demonstration takes place on wooden models of physical devices, which were made according to the illustrations of Veg's textbook Vorlesungen über die Mathematik. Models were created on [...]

Hand making of toothpicks

17. May @ 14:00 - 18:00

Between 2pm and 6pm, we invite you to view demonstration  of handmade toothpicks. Once upon a time the making of toothpicks was divided into several tasks: some cut sticks into stakes, others split thin slats, others sharpened them with a knife on each side and then tied them . Sunday events can be viewed by [...]