Museum in Celje

Celje Regional Museum

A birch-lined park along the Savinja River's northern embankment has an open-air lapidary of Roman remains unearthed in the Celje area, overlooked by the 16th-century Old Counts' Mansion, a lovely Renaissance buildi…
Historic Building in Celje

Princes' Palace

Sometimes referred to as the Lower Castle (Spodnij grad), this 4th-century structure houses an important branch of the Celje Regional Museum. In the cellar is the City under the City, a complete 3rd-century Roman ro…
Ruins in Celje

Roman Necropolis

Some 12km west of Celje, Šempeter is the site of a reconstructed Roman necropolis of wealthy families living in the area. The burial ground contains four complete tombs and scores of columns, stellae and fragments c…
Castle in Celje

Old Castle Celje

The largest fortress in Slovenia, this castle is perched on a 407m-high escarpment about 2km southeast of the Old Town; the walk up via a footpath from Cesta na Grad takes about half an hour. The castle was original…
Cave in Celje

Pekel Jama

A visit to 'Hell Cave' (note the outline of a devil at the entrance), some 4km north of the Roman necropolis, is quite a heavenly experience. A one-hour tour will take you 1200m from the lower wet area to the upper …
Museum in Celje

Josip Pelikan Photo Studio

Looking like an over-sized greenhouse (to let in the light), the Josip Pelikan Photo Studio is the complete studio of a pioneering early 20th-century Celje photographer and part of the Museum of Recent History. His …
Museum in Celje

Eko Muzej

Halfway between Šempeter and Celje in Žalec, this museum is dedicated to hops (hmelj) – Štajerska is famous for them – and the noble art of brewing. August to October are the best times to visit, when there are plen…
Museum in Celje

Celje Museum of Recent History

The permanent exhibition, Living in Celje: 1900–2000, records the story of Celje from the late 19th century onwards and includes a re-creation of an early 20th-century street, complete with tailor, hairdresser, cloc…
Gallery in Celje

Gallery of Contemporary Art

In the southern wing of the Princes' Palace is the Gallery of Contemporary Art, with thematic exhibitions of both local and foreign artists.
Gallery in Celje

Ugly Duckling Gallery of Erotic Art

Located in a former peep show, this gallery exhibits erotica-related art.