Visitor centre MENDELIANUM
Visitor centre MENDELIANUM
The activity within the framework of MCentre of science includes:
The basic parts of the Visitor Centre consist of:
Mendel was an exceptional, modest and loving personality, but he never established a scientific school of his own during his lifetime. Until 30 years after his death his ideas were incorporated into the body of science giving birth to genetics. The present Mendel school takes advantage of the incentive aspect of JGM and his heritage to meet the overall concept based on several of the major directions of the project of Mendel Interactive School of Genetics.
J. G. Mendel - scientist and a multifaceted personality.
Introductive section: From the genetic program to its implementation.
Scientific milieu of Mendel´s discovery: A trip to Mendel´s epoch.
Conference Hall: the place where Mendel was meeting his scientific colleagues and gathered motivation for his experiments.
Mendel's laboratory: disclosure what Mendel knew and what he could not know.
Molecular-biological laboratory: The desire to explore and discover.
Genetic stories on the background of Nobel Prizes: Mendel in the concept of today's science
Mendel´s plants: Mendel's verification of his discoveries.
Historic hall and modern science: A counterpoint of old and new.
The Bishop Court became the Moravian Museum and the seat of the AgriCulture Association with its many scientific sections in 1817. Mendel profited most from the gardening section. The experiments performed to achieve new colour varieties of ornamental plants initiated his experiments with peas (Muzejní 1).
The Dietrichstein Palace of the Moravian Museum with its memorial hall showing plaques of the chief figures of the AgriCulture Association as founders of the Moravian Museum (Zelný trh 1).
The Reduta Theatre where exhibits of flowers, fruit and vegetable were organized by Mendel´s Section of Pomiculture, Viniculture and Horticulture of the AgriCulture Association (Zelný trh).
The Institute of Philosophy at the Minorite Monastery where Mendel studied agriculture, pomiculture and viniculture in 1846 (Minoritská 1).
The building of the Modern High School in Brno where Mendel lectured physics and natural science 1854-1868 and published his discovery in 1865 in the Nature Research Society meetings (Jánská 22).
The memorial plaques of the former Mortgage Bank honouring Mendel as its Director General (Roosevelt / Dvořák Streets corner).
The original seat of the Augustinian Order St. Thomas to 1782 (Moravské náměstí).
The building of the former Moravian Diet where the premises of the Mortgage Bank were situated from 1878. Mendel was working there as
vice-director and from 1881 as Director General till the end of his life (Joštova 8).
The building of the former Technical College where the meetings of the Nature Research Society were held over which Mendel often presided in his position of society´s vice-chairman (Komenského náměstí 2).
The New Town Hall as a centre of cultural events and presentations of the AgriCulture Association activities in which Mendel took part as a member of its Central Board (Dominikánské náměstí).
The Institute of Theology at the Dominican Monastery where Mendel studied 1844-1848. In St Michael church he was ordained priest on August 15, 1847 and celebrated his first mass (Dominikánské náměstí).
The Urban Centre where the office and the library of the Nature Research Society were housed after 1870 (Šilingrovo náměstí).
St. Ann Hospital where Mendel proved unsuccessful in his pastoral service but achieved the support of the hospital director in ornamental plant breeding and meteorology (Pekařská 53/55).
The former Cistercian Nunnary, since 1783 the seat of the Augustinian Order. Mendel lived there 1843-1884. The Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin and the adjoining prelate quarters of Gregor Mendel 1868-1884 (Mendelovo náměstí 1).
|Tuesday||9.00 - 15.00|
|Wednesday||9.00 - 17.00|
|Thursday||9.00 - 17.00|
|Friday||9.00 - 17.00|
|Saturday, Sunday||13.00 - 18.00|
Admission: - full / discount / family
Exposition without a guide 70,- / 35,- / 175,-
Exposition with a guide 90,- / 45,- / 225,-
Tickets to Mendeliana must be purchased at the box office Ditrichstein palace.
There is a 50 % discount when you register online. To book a specific time, please use e - mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Author: Mgr. Jiri Veverka | Mendelianum, Moravian Museum, Zelný trh 6, 659 37, Brno, Czech Republic