Ad PirumHere presented is an extensive defensive system of fortresses and defence walls, which protected Italy from invading incursions from the East in the turbulent late Antique period.
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Archaeological Park Ad Pirum

Archaeological park and museum exhibition

There is a small exhibition at the Stara pošta inn in Hrušica on the Logatec–Ajdovščina road, where visitors can gain a deeper insight into the Ad Pirum site (present-day Hrušica) and the Claustra Alpium Iuliarum extensive defence system of fortifications and defence walls that protected Italy and the City of Rome from invading incursions from the East.

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(01. 01. 2023 - 31. 12. 2023)
Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed 11:00 - 19:00
Thu 11:00 - 19:00
Fri 11:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:00 - 19:00
Sun 09:00 - 19:00


Archaeological Park Ad Pirum
Stara pošta inn
Podkraj 100
5273 Col


Tel: +386 (0)1 241 44 39
Fax: +386 (0)1 241 44 22



The Late Antiquity Ad Pirum Fort

from 1. 12. 2013

Opening hours

Independent tours of the archaeological park are possible at any time. Outdoor shoes are recommended.
The Museum Room at Stara pošta inn can be viewed whenever the inn is open.
A visit to the museum and the archaeological park is free of charge.


Parking is available at the Stara pošta inn.

Guided tours

Guided tours for groups are available from April to October (Wednesday–Friday) by prior arrangement:

  • M: +386 51 384 888
  • E: arheozabava@nms.si

Price list of guided tours

Prearranged guided tours for school groups €3 per person
Prearranged guided tour for groups (15 or more persons) €5 per person
Prearranged guided tour for groups (up to 15 persons) €45 per group
Public guided tours €2.5 per person

Video presentations

What was the fort like in the past? Take a stroll around it!

What is an archaeological park?

Presentation video of all the locations of the National Museum of Slovenia


Nearby monuments

  • Lanišče: Military fort. 6 km by road in the direction of Logatec.
  • Ajdovščina: Military fort within the modern city. 13 km by road in the direction of Ajdovščina.
  • Vrhnika: Military stronghold and guard station. 27 km in the direction of Ljubljana.

How to get there?

  • Ljubljana–Logatec–Kalce–Podkraj–Hrušica
  • Ajdovščina–Col–Hrušica
  • Idrija–Godovič–Col–Hrušica
  • Črni Vrh–Hrušica (unpaved road)
  • Postojna–Bukovje–Hrušica (partially paved road)

The roads from the direction of Logatec and Ajdovščina are regularly cleared of snow in the winter.