Useful information about Batumi and Georgia
Technological Museum of Batumi
Batumi is interesting not only to the idle audience, defiling along the embankment, but also to those people who are interested in the development of the country. If you take the bus number 2 or 31 to the hotel & laquo; Sanapiro & raquo;, then on Leselidze street in house number 3 you can find an interesting building associated with the name of Nobel. Three generations of this family were engaged in industrial activities, were successful entrepreneurs and active patrons. Currently, this name is associated with the Nobel Prize, but it turns out quite a lot connected these people with Batumi.
1. About the Technological Museum.
The Technological Museum clearly demonstrates the positive direction of the Nobel’s activities for the development of Batumi, which, with their arrival, has become an important port city. In 2007, a museum was opened on the territory of the house where the Nobels lived, dedicated to the activities of the Nobels both in Georgia and in Batumi.
Within its walls you can see samples of real oil. Which has already been cleaned and bottled in special bottles. The museum has many photographs of those times when the Nobels lived, worked and developed the city of Batumi.
2. About Nobels.
The Nobel family has been famous since the mid-18th century. In the 19th century, they owned an oil company, which combined all the technological processes of production. Then they became interested in a rational way of transporting oil and oil products. Under their leadership, an oil fleet was created. Nobels found people and trained them so that there were personnel for conducting scientific and technical activities, improving production processes.
Back in the 19th century, Nobels understood the need to study and predict seismic activity and therefore they helped the development of organizations involved in this activity.
The Nobel family understood the need to change the role of women, so they created and supported Women's Polytechnic courses.
At their production, the Nobels sought to familiarize their employees with an interested approach to business, since in their opinion personal interest directly depends on the success of the business in which they were engaged.
3. About the Nobel brothers in the Caucasus.
Nobels became known in the Caucasus in 1873, when one of the brothers, leaving an arms factory in St. Petersburg for numerous relatives, came in search of wood. But I did not find material for the stocks of my weapons. However, he found it possible to use Adjara lands for oil production and refining. Batumi played a big role for the Nobels, since it was on its territory that an oil terminal was built, in which large steel tanks for storing oil were located. The Baku-Tbilisi road was laid through Nobumi through Batumi, along which the transportation of petroleum products was carried out most safely. The construction of the road was accompanied by the construction of various & laquo; social & raquo; objects: schools, canteens, dormitories, hospitals, pharmacies, People’s houses for cultural activities of railway workers and their families, sanatoriums.
4. Expositions of the Nobel Museum.
Many exhibits of the museum are marked by the Nobel company. And these are not only old bottles of oil, but huge machines that were used during the extraction of raw materials and its transportation.
Within the walls of the museum there are many objects that will interest in their age and design: a sewing machine, a model of a large sea vessel.
One of the exhibition halls is dedicated to the history of Georgian tea, another Georgian wines. A collection of cameras that are allowed to be examined closer, and photographs tell about Batumi events and residents.
The highlight of the museum is the la audio guide ’, which will accompany the tour with clear explanations of the exhibits.