Gallery in Ptuj

Mihelič Gallery

Inside the Drava Tower is the Mihelič Gallery, which hosts exhibitions of modern art.
Monastery in Ptuj

Minorite Monastery

On the east side of Minoritski trg, with its 17th-century plague pillar, sits the massive Minorite monastery established in the 13th century. Because the Franciscan Minorites dedicated themselves to teaching, the or…
Castle in Ptuj

Ptuj Castle

Ptuj castle is an agglomeration of styles from the 14th to the 18th centuries, but is nonetheless a majestic sight, sitting high on the hill overlooking the red-roofed burger houses of Ptuj and the Drava River. It h…
Gallery in Maribor

Maribor Art Gallery

The Maribor Art Gallery, southwest of Slomškov trg, has a relatively rich collection of modern works by Slovenian artists and excellent changing exhibits.
Museum in Maribor

Maribor Regional Museum

Housed inside 15th-century Maribor Castle, this museum has one of the richest collections in Slovenia. On the ground floor are archaeological, clothing and ethnographic exhibits, including 19th-century beehive panel…
Museum in Maribor

National Liberation Museum

Housed in a stunning 19th-century mansion, the collections here document Slovenia’s struggle for freedom throughout the 20th century, with particular emphasis on the work of the Pohorje Partisans during the Nazi occ…
Synagogue in Maribor


Just north of the pentagonal 16th-century Water Tower on the waterfront, a set of steps leads up to Židovska ulica (Jewish St), the centre of the Jewish district in the Middle Ages, and home to this 15th-century syn…
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…
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…
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…