Slovak Technical Museum (STM) provides a view to the history of the science and technology. It presents the contribution of Slovakia and Slovak personalities to the development of the world’s science and technology. As the only institution in Slovakia it collects and evaluates pieces of evidence related to the development of science and technology in Slovakia and it utilizes them for scientific as well as cultural and educational purposes. From its foundation the Museum has focused also to educational activities related to public, by means of interactive expositions and various additional activities. Due to their modern form they have been very attractive for general public, mainly for young people. Science centers - multifunctional facilities of informal education provide a nontraditional form of education. Activities of STM in cooperation with academic and research institutions in Košice are aimed at the foundation of the science center of this kind. The project under the auspices of Ministry of Culture of Slovak Republic, the goal of which is the foundation of the Scientific – technical center for children and youth at the STM in Košice, will be realized within the project Košice - European Capital of Culture 2013.