Spin the wheels of design

Mladá Boleslav, 12–14 September 2014

Škoda Museum

FROM THE PAST TO A VISION OF THE FUTURE AT THE ŠKODA MUSEUM 

Visit the Škoda Museum and discover the history of Škoda Auto thanks to guided tours of the museum and production halls or take a look at design in the way that Jozef Kabaň, chief designer of Škoda Auto does.

ŠKODA MUsEUM

Address: tř. Václava Klementa 294, 293 60 Mladá Boleslav
museum.skoda-auto.cz
 
Special opening hours:
Fri-Sat 12 -13. 9.         9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sun 14. 9.                    9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Free entry with Design pass

GUIDED TOUR OF THE MUSEUM

Friday: 2 p.m.*, 4 p.m., 6 p.m.| Saturday: 10 a.m., 2 p.m.*, 4 p.m., 6 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m., 2 p.m.
Standard tour length: 90 min.
Free entry with Design pass
 
During the museum tour you will see the individual exhibitions Tradition, Evolution and Precision. The tour also includes a visit to the depository.

Guided tours of Škoda Auto production halls

Friday:14:00, 16:00*, 18:30, 20:15
Standard tour length: 90 min.
Free entry with Design pass
 
During the factory tour you will visit factory M6 – engine plant and assembly hall M13. Buses provide transport between the plants. An exclusive evening tour of the plant is scheduled for 8 p.m.
 
*English friendly
Tours of the Škoda Museum and production halls must be reserved in advance by calling 326 832 038 (lines open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily). Meetings for tours take place at the Škoda Museum reception.

Series of lectures by personalities of Škoda Auto and period show |  Laurin & Klement hall, Škoda Museum

Take the opportunity to learn about as many topics as possible connected with automotive design from a host of exceptional personalities headed by Škoda Auto's chief designer. And so that the ladies don't go away disappointed, the lectures are interconnected by period fashion shows.

11a.m.-1p.m. History of print advertising | Lukáš Nachtmann – historian   and Škoda archive manager
1.10-1.30 p.m. Period fashion show
2-4 p.m. Evolution of the Favorit model focusing on the model's interior and exterior. | Petr Hrdlička – automotive designer and developer.
 
4-4.30 p.m. Period fashion show.
5-7 p.m. The Point of View – a look at modern design through the eyes of Škoda Auto's chief designer. | Jozef Kabaň – chief designer of Škoda Auto.
 
 
Accompanying exhibitions and programme | Škoda Museum 


There's a catch
A collection of three dozen brain teasers and scientific toys.

Škoda Popular: Indian Odyssey
An exhibition of more than 60 unique photographs by Lubomír Šebela, a member of the university expedition made in a Škoda Popular from Prague to Calcutta.

Škoda through the eyes of Vilém Heckel
A collection of vintage publicity photos of vehicles from the 1950s and 60s In the Café of the Václav restaurant and in the museum foyer.

Laurin, Klement and co.
An exhibition on the converging fates of personalities from the early history of the automotive industry in the exhibition "Evolution". 

Screening of the films "Š 1000 MB" and "An Enduring Success". ("Úspěch, který trvá").






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