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Geophysical museum - Seismic exposition, Skalná

Skalna muzeum


Geophysical museum with the focus on seismology describes basic issues of earthquake research. Visitors can find very old seismometers as well as the most modern aparatures, which are operating in the seismic network WEBNET today.


The museum was established in cooperation with Skalná town and with support of married couple Noppers.




Opening hours:

Monday-Friday    8:00 - 11:00 am   +420 354 596 935 (Library of Skalná, located in the 1. floor of the sports hall)

Saturday-Sunday, Bank holiday    1:00 - 3:00 pm   +420 732 435 655, email (Mr. Hoferic)


To enter the museum please call the mentioned number.


Guided tours: Please arrange a date with a research worker from the Institute of Geophysics via email or call the number +420 732 982 410. A guided tour may include a visit of the seismic station Skalná (SKC), which is located nearby the castle Vildštejn in Skalná.



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