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National Museum of Contemporary History (Muzej Novejse Zgodovine Slovenije)

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Great museum of Slovenia

A great museum making you understand the slovenian modern history. Learnt a lot about Balkan... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marius P
Oslo, Norway
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Great museum to understand the convulse history of Slovenia in the past100 years

The museum is located in a corner of the Tivoli park, so it's a nice idea to walk there to enjoy... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
London, United Kingdom
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The Museum explores the history of Slovenia from 1914 up to nowadays. In addition to its exhibitions, the Museum also offers a variety of programmes for both children and adults. It carries out activities in the field of culture, education and...more
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Celovska cesta 23, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 300 96 10
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All reviews first world war tivoli park permanent exhibition translated into english austro hungarian empire on display worth a visit beautiful building nice walk independence tito wwi exhibits century timeline ww1 media
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great museum making you understand the slovenian modern history. Learnt a lot about Balkan history from slovenian perspective.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marius P
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The museum is located in a corner of the Tivoli park, so it's a nice idea to walk there to enjoy one of the biggest green areas of Ljubljana. If you like history, this museum is definitely for you. It helps you understand the history...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Miguelal1984
Reviewed 5 November 2018

My wife and I visited in October and enjoyed the historical presentations related to Slovenia after World War II. This nation has an interesting history and, as part of Yugoslovia, shares in the legacy of Marshall Tito. There was a beautiful photograph on display in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Martin E
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Very good museum on the 20th century in Slovenia. Concentrates on WWI and WWII, and Tito. Very informative but also somewhat depressing. Partially closed for works. In Tivoli Park a little out from the center. If you plan any sightseeing with admissions, get the Ljubljana...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Very impressive and informative museum. A lot of information to absorb but it's well presented. Start on the top floor.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Fabulous place. A few sections to the museum - the first on how the museum developed, then a photo gallery before explaining the history of Slovenia from 1914. It was very informative without having a lot of writing. Each room was very appealing and was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Lottelli
Reviewed 1 October 2018

If you are interested in history and want to understand something of Slovenia's history and how it came into existence (only in 1991) then this is a place for you. Well laid out with many black and white photos covering the last hundred years

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Talented49
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This museum runs through contemporary Slovenian history since end of the first World War. It is definitely a must see in Ljubljana! Slovenia's history has been at the forefront of many of the world happenings across this period. It is also situated in the beautiful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank AUSNC
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Nice walk through Tivoli Park to get here and pleasantly surprised at free entry with our ISIC student cards. The museum was really interesting, providing a lot of info from the period around WW1 up to the modern era. Lots of artifacts, propaganda posters and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank musehead
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Historian Margaret MacMillan notes that both WW I & WW II resulted from the upheavals caused by the break-up of the Austrian Hungarian Empire. So I expected this museum - located in the region - to provide vast insights into why this was was the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
6  Thank Antonio8069
Urška P, Public Relations Manager at National Museum of Contemporary History (Muzej Novejse Zgodovine Slovenije), responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Dear Antonio8069, Thank you very much for your opinion and for visiting our museum. For most of your dilemmas, you can get answers already at our permanent exhibition, where all of this is mentioned, but you have, unfortunately, missed it. Moreover, all the exhibitions are...More

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