National Museum of Slovenia – Prešernova
(entrance from Muzejska ulica)
Phone: +386 1 241 44 00
Fax: +386 1 241 44 22
Daily from 10 am to 6 pm, Thursdays to 8 pm
In SUMMER (from June 1 to September 30)
Daily from 10 am to 6 pm, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8 am to 10 pm
January 1, May 1, November 1, and December 25
National museum of Slovenia is the oldest and the largest museum institution in Slovenia. It was founded in 1821. The museum palace in the very centre of Ljubljana was built in 1888 and was the first building in Slovenia, assigned exclusively to culture. The permanent archaeological exhibition reveals the unique past of Slovenia. Among other great exhibits you can see the oldest musical instrument in the world, the 60,000-year-old Neanderthal flute as well as the situla from Vače.
|National Museum of Slovenia – Prešernova||National Museum of Slovenia – Prešernova and Metelkova||National Museum of Slovenia – Prešernova and Natural History Museum of Slovenia|
|Groups of more than 10||€4||€6||€6|
|Guided tours in Slovene||€15 (fixed price; valid also for individual guide)|
|Guided tours in English||€20 (fixed price; valid also for individual guide)|
Free admission for pre-school children, journalists, members of the Slovenian Museum Society, and members of ICOM. Members of Slovenian and international professional associations are granted a 50% discount.
Free admission to the museum each first Sunday in the month!
To wheelchair users the museum is accesible from Prešernova Road 20.
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.
Public parking is available in the immediate vicinity of the museum (Trg Republike).
The library is opened from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 3 pm (from July 15 to August 20: from 9 am to 2 pm).
Guided tours can be given in Slovene language and more foreign languages. Reservations for guided tours can be made by telephone, at least 5 days in advance. A charge is made for the tour.