Public benefit corporation Techmania Science Center ops (TSC), was founded in 2005, by ŠKODA INVESTMENT a. s. and The University of Westen Bohemia in Pilsen with the goal to establish and operate the modern institutions of informal education, communication and popularization of science.
ŠKODA INVESTMENT a.s. provided to Techmania the former factory building with total area of 10,000 square meters.
Since Techamnia open its gate on 4th of November, 2008 between the big supporters also bellongs the institutions of Public Administration – Pilsen Region and The City of Plzen, which are its main donors.
The long term intention of the founders and the Public administration donors has been to provide a platform for informal education. The goal of Techmania is to help the public, especially young people, to get more familiar with science, technology and with the development of human knowledge in general.
In the years 2012 to 2014 has been finished the successful implementation and completion of the reconstruction of the area Techmania Science Center funded mainly from grants OP RDI of nearly 577 miles. CZK. The completion of the entire complex was renovated and completed major exposure hall. It was also renovated listed building of the former canteen from 1917 with unique Hetzerovými beams. From this building was created in 2013 the first 3D planetarium in the Czech Republic. In its entirety, it works Techmania Science Center since the end of March 2014 and during that time it has been visited by more than 350,000 visitors from the general public and school groups