Attractions

Museum in Ljubljana

National Gallery of Slovenija

Slovenia's foremost assembly of fine art is housed over two floors both in an old building (1896) and a modern wing. It exhibits copies of medieval frescoes and wonderful Gothic statuary as well as Slovenian landsca…
Museum in Ljubljana

National Museum of Slovenia

Housed in a building dating from 1888, highlights at this museum include a highly embossed Vače situla, a Celtic pail from the late 6th century BC unearthed in a town east of Ljubljana, and a Stone Age bone flute di…
Museum in Ljubljana

Museum of Contemporary History of Slovenia

This museum, housed in the 18th-century Cekin Mansion (Grad Cekinov), traces the history of Slovenia in the 20th century through multimedia and artefacts. Note the contrast between the sober earnestness of the commu…
Museum in Ljubljana

Museum of Modern Art

This gallery houses the very best in modern Slovenian art. Keep an eye out for works by painters Tone Kralj (Family), the expressionist France Mihelič (The Quintet) and the surrealist Stane Kregar (Hunter at Daybrea…
Museum in Ljubljana

City Museum of Ljubljana

The excellent city museum established in 1935 focuses on Ljubljana’s history, culture and politics via imaginative multimedia and interactive displays. The reconstructed street that once linked the eastern gates of …
Museum in Ljubljana

Slovenian Museum of Natural History

Housed in the same impressive building as the National Museum, the Natural History Museum contains the usual reassembled mammoth and whale skeletons, stuffed birds, reptiles and mammals. However, the mineral collect…
Museum in Ljubljana

Slovenian Ethnographic Museum

Housed in the 1886 Belgian Barracks on the southern edge of Metelkova, this museum has a permanent collection on the 2nd and 3rd floors. There’s traditional Slovenian trades and handicrafts – everything from beekeep…
Museum in Ljubljana

National Museum of Slovenia Metelkova

This modern building in what is now becoming known as the Museum Quarter contains a bizarre assortment of mostly applied art and objets d’art (furniture, icons, paintings, sporting goods etc) that are tenuously link…
Museum in Ljubljana

International Centre of Graphic Arts

This museum and gallery dedicated to the graphic arts regularly hosts rotating exhibitions and is home to the International Biennial of Graphic Arts every odd-numbered year (2017, 2019 etc). The centre is located in…
Gallery in Ljubljana

Museum of Contemporary Art

This new gallery in a sleekly redesigned erstwhile faceless block picks up the thread from its sister institution, the Museum of Modern Art, with Eastern European (mostly ex-Yugoslav) works from the 1960s till today…