PRIMARY SCHOOL IN POLHOV GRADEC2020-10-02T11:58:40+02:00

Activities for Primary Schools in MPT

GUIDED TOURS

Children learn about the history of messaging from prehistory to the present day, they can test their Morse code skills and make phone calls via manual and automatic switchboards telephone exchanges.
The groups are limited to 25 people. Reservations for guided tours are compulsory and must be made at least one week before the visit. Tours for school groups last 60 minutes. The museum has a maximum capacity of two groups at the same time.
The Museum of Post and Telecommunications can prepare a TECHNICAL SCIENCE DAY in combination with a guided tour of the museum collections and a selected workshop.

PRICE LIST
Entrance fee: 1,60 €/person (school children in a group)
Guided tour of a school group: 15,00 €
Guided tour of a school group in English language: 25,00 €

GUIDED TOURS FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED

The museum path Please Touch is dedicated to our blind and visually impaired visitors as well as all other curious and inquiring souls who want to explore and get to know our technical heritage with their senses.
The first section of the path presents the history of postal services from ancient times to the present day. Children can touch a milestone that once stood next to a Roman road, informing travellers how far away everything was. They can read the legend of Saint Ulrich on a mediaeval scroll, learn how quickly messages spread in the past, hear the proclamation of a town crier, listen to the melodies of the post horn and touch different types of writing utensils. In 1919 the Slovenes issued our first postage stamps, the Verigar series. The museum has an enlarged stamp from this series that children can touch. The collection also includes various means of transport, postal parcels, a bump table, mail bags and postbags.
The last part of the exhibition offers an insight into the history of telecommunications from telegraphs to smartphones. Children can use a Morse telegraph and telex, try out manual, automatic and digital telephone exchanges and remember their first mobile phone. Only a few years ago, it was mainly blind and visually impaired people who used to work as telephone operators in telephone exchanges. The exhibition also offers children the opportunity to hear a brief history of the first mobile phones and to touch the 3D model of the world’s first mobile phone.
The museum path Please Touch is a cooperation with the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Engineering, University of Ljubljana.

PRICE LIST
Free for disabled people
Guided tour of school children: 15,00 €/group
Guided tour of school children in English language: 25,00 €/group

WORKSHOPS

We offer creative and educational workshops for children of different age groups, based on the contents of the museum and conducted under the guidance of our museum guides. The workshops las 30 to 60 minutes .
The Museum of Post and Telecommunications can prepare a TECHNICAL AND SCIENCE DAY in combination with a guided tour of the museum collections and a workshop of your choice. Workshops from the Technical Museum of Slovenia in Bistra can also be held at the Museum of Post and Telecommunications in Polhov Gradec Bistra by prior arrangement.

Workshop Most suitable for Price/person
Making of greeting cards Suitable for pupils of 1., 2. and 3. thriad 1,50 €
Postcard Suitable for pupils of 2. thriad 1,00 €
Post cap Suitable for pupils of 2. in 3. thriad 1,00 €
Post horn Suitable for pupils of 2. in 3. thriad 1,50 €
Making of rubber stamp Suitable for kindergartens and pupils of 1., 2. in 3. thriad 1,50 €
The game “The post through time” Suitable for pupils of 3. thriad 2,00 €
Telegraph Suitable for pupils of 3. thriad 2,00 €

Planning a visit:
You can choose just the guided tour or just the workshop. Combination of the two provides comprehensive, affordable and effective way to learn about the museum. Guided tour begins with a motivational introduction, which is followed by the main part of the selected highlights and ending with the thematic workshops. The program can be tailored to your needs and desires.

Contact: Ajda Kozjek
Telephone: +386 1 364 00 83
Email: muzejpt@tms.si