Dear visitors,we are pleased to announce the National Museum of Slovenia is open to the public.Please, follow the Museum etiquette during your visit!
National Museum of Slovenia is the oldest museum in
Slovenia: in 2021 it will celebrate its 200th anniversary.
Existent museum building in the very centre of Ljubljana, in the Muzejska Street, was built in 1888 as the Provincial Museum for Carniola – Rudolfinum. Today it stores rich collections of valuable objects: archaeological, numismatic, and graphic collection, important columns of museum activity are also rich museum library and unit for preservation and restoring.
Here you can see the oldest musical instrument in the world, 60,000 years old Neanderthal flute from the Divje babe cave. Another remarkable object is a charming Vače situla. Of course there is a vast collection of other interesting archaeological objects that tell a story of the life before our time, e.g. findings from the Ljubljana Marsh and the Ljubljanica River, the only ancient Egyptian mummy in Slovenia, gilded bronze statue of Emona citizen, imperial stone inscription from Emona, Germanic ornamentation from the Migration Period and Early Middle Ages wooden traps.
National Museum of SloveniaMuzejska ulica 1Ljubljana
Postal addressNational Museum of SloveniaPrešernova cesta 20SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Photographing of exhibitions and exhibits for personal needs is allowed only without flash and tripod.Filming and photographing with intention of further publication of photographs is allowed only with preliminary written permission of administration.
To wheelchair users the museum is accesible from Prešernova Road 20.
Admire the treasures, stroll through the
exhibition and listen to the stories hidden in the objects. Visit the museum
locations or simply enjoy our company in the armchair of your home. With the
help of the Nexto mobile application, you can be with us anywhere, any time.
Free admission for pre-school children, journalists, people with disabilities or their escort, and members of ICOM.Free admission to the museum each first Sunday in the month.