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Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej)

Gregorciceva ulica 10, Kobarid 5222, Slovenia
+386 5 389 00 00
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Kobarid Museum displays exhibits on the events that occurred during World War I on the Soška fronta - Isonzo Front. It covers two and a half years of static fighting and portrays in detail the 12th Isonzobattle, also known as the Caporetto breakthrough. The latter is one of the major battles in the history of mankind having taken place in hillyterrain.
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“world war” (16 reviews)
“short film” (4 reviews)
“both sides” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Gregorciceva ulica 10, Kobarid 5222, Slovenia
+386 5 389 00 00

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very interesting museum on local involvement in WWI. There is an associated trail in the area with historical stops as well as a beautiful waterfall hike.

Thank jalowu
Reviewed 4 days ago

Most of the museum and its artifacts memorialize WWI. If you are a history buff or an Ernest Hemmingway fan (Farewell to Arms) – this museum is made for you. Yes, part of the exhibition is a bit disheartening – but war is by definition...More

Thank Shalom M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting museum were you really should visit before you start to make hiking on the nearest mountains.

Thank Juho-Viljami K
Reviewed 1 week ago

My history-loving daughter and I spent about 2 hours looking at photos and reading the first-hand accounts of life on the front. We also watched a 15-minute video that better explained where the battles took place and how the front changed over time. This part...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived as part of a Rick Steves tour. It was a rainy and thunderous morning and we were greeted kindly by one of the museum's founders. This man gave us a very thorough tour of the museum, and was able to offer many personal...More

Thank Shari W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic overview. We were lucky enough to catch a guided tour and it was very well explained with insightful comments and information. The museum is based around the notion that war is painful and useless for everyone involved. It aims to present an...More

1  Thank Ludionthemove
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I spent one hour the first day reading avidly the excerpts from WW1 soldiers' diaries, looking at sad and heartening photos of the butchery and bravery of the WW! soldiers. I went there again the following day and spent another 2 hours soaking in the...More

1  Thank Slobodan M
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Just fabulous - helps if you are a WWI buff. Otherwise just brilliant. Great exhibits and fantastic terrain models that clearly explains a war is such an idyllic place.

Thank andrewjones15
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful tour of this impressive museum. The setting of Kobarid itself is impressive: not very far from Ljubljana, yet one steep crosses mountain passes with ease in a modern van on a sunny day. The museum brings to life the contrasts of the...More

Thank Gail G
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

A must if you are in the area! Fantastic models and very informative exhibitions. Would be good also if you are not into wars.

1  Thank M_I-I_K3
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