Estonian Road Museum – Machinery Hall
The exhibition in the new Machinery Hall at the Estonian Road Museum discusses the topic of how machines rule over us and how in turn to rule them in a safe way.
The 1500 square meter hall is dividend into three parts. The central space is an interactive traffic safety exposition with hands on exhibits introducing the mechanics of cars, traffic physics, safe traffic behavior, building safe roads and a VR experience on how to behave
The first part shows how cars have turned from luxury items into basic commodities within the last 100 years.
The third part is dedicated to road machines and tells the history of Estonian road construction. The Estonain Road Museum houses the biggest collection of road machines in East-Europe.
One of the highlights of the exhibition is a BMW that is cut in half. The car was cut longways in half to show the anatomy of the car. The drivers side of the car is intact, projection mapping and a touch sceen enable visitors to change the look of the car which is projected on to the car side.