National Museum of Agriculture
IROP projects receive financial support from the EU.
Project ‘A Depository and Exhibition Building of the National Museum of Agriculture in Ostrava’
The location of the depository and exhibition building is an attractive locality of Lower Vítkovice in Ostrava. The new facility has been constructed in two adjoining halls (essentially a double hall, one originally a repair station for carriages that transport iron, so-called ‘Veronikárna’, the other a storage space for fire-proof materials). Until 1997, these halls served as service facilities for the maintenance of blast furnaces and then functioned as warehouses. Both were located in the protected heritage zone of Ostrava–Vítkovice, but neither were listed as protected buildings. After reconstruction, the museum moved here and now presents to visitors in the form of an open study repository part of its unique collection of historic agricultural machinery, accompanied by an interactive exhibition on food production, which presents not only high-quality Czech produce, but also offers information about food composition, variety and processing technologies.
Project completion: May 2020
Project ‘Modernisation of the Compound and Improving the Efficiency of Administration of Sub-Collections of the National Museum of Agriculture in Valtice’
The goal of this project was to modernise the facilities of the Valtice branch of the National Museum of Agriculture and to improve the efficiency of administration and management of the museum’s sub-collections which were kept in Valtice. The project resulted in the creation of three new expositions, reconstruction of existing exhibition, and purchase of audio-visual technology.
Project completion: June 2019
Project ‘Čáslav Repository, A Facility with Low Operational Costs’
The aim of this project was to build a new repository with low operational costs that would meet all the requirements of proper preservation of collections for future generations.
Project completion: November 2021