Typhlological museum / collections

Collections

Collection of objects

Collection of objects

The collection of objects is the most comprehensive collection in the holdings of the Typhlological Museum. It includes objects from the field of education, rehabilitation, and everyday life of disabled persons, especially of the visually impaired. Part ... More
Art collection

Art collection

Besides paintings and a certain number of sculptures by academic sculptors, the majority of the Collection consists of art work made by self-educated blind sculptors. By collecting the art works and exposing them at the permanent exhibition as well as at ... More
Ophthalmological collection

Ophthalmological collection

The ophthamological collection is comprised of ophthamological and optic devices and aids for diagnostics from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The objects were all part of the inventory of the Optic clinic ever since the Royal University ophthamo... More
Collection of photographs

Collection of photographs

The purpose of the collection of photographs is to collect, store, document, study, and allow an insight into photographs from everyday life of visually impaired people. In the modern world where information is extremely important, depending on one&rsquo... More
Collection of Archival Material

Collection of Archival Material

The basic task of the Collection of Archival Material is to systematically collect, protect and professionally process the material of different content regarding the history of care for the partially sighted and blind people as well as their education a... More
Collection of publications in relief alphabets

Collection of publications in relief alphabets

The collection of publications in relief alphabets comprises 472 items, manuals, practice handbooks, brochures and magazines in Braille, Klein and Moon alphabet and in enlarged black print.

The publications were intended for blind and visu... More
The Wagner Donation

The Wagner Donation

The Wagner Donation, a collection of the Typhlological Museum, contains teaching aids for mathematics and physics that were the result of a 30-year educational and scientific work of Eugen Wagner, a blind natural scientist, innovator, constructor and a te... More