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Modern Gallery (Moderna Galerija)

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Address: Tomsiceva 14, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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+386 1 241 68 00

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Not very interesting building beetwen Tivoli and old town. If you are an art lover you miht find something interesting - but depends on current exhibition.... Worth to pop in if... read more

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izi f
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not very interesting building beetwen Tivoli and old town. If you are an art lover you miht find something interesting - but depends on current exhibition.... Worth to pop in if you are around....

Thank izi f
Maribor, Slovenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Ljubljana has some perfect art galleries. Old art is in National gallery and art of the 20. century mainly in Modern gallery. Paintings and sculptures are exposed in white building near the Tivoli Park. Later, you can proceed and visit also Graphic Center at the end of the park. Collection has mainly Slovenian art from art nouveau period to the... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

very interesting and varied when we went there.something for everyone here.France Kralj was my favourite artist.there was a film on a loop about how the activity of the sun affects the human race causing wars,financial crashes and other disasters,a very interesting concept.another film on a loop about the customs and rituals of monks of confucius was also very out of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

I always try to be open minded going to these types of museums given its not a genre I am naturally attached to. however at the risk of seeming a Neanderthal there is very little , if anything , in this building which exhibits a modicum of artistic talent or insight. the National Gallery across the street is somewhat better... More 

1 Thank J0nnyAppleseed
South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed this museum, great variety of works and described well. I would recommend going to the modern gallery. I spent 2 hours there.

2 Thank Simone G
Tallinn, Estonia
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Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

I was left feeling I needed a PhD in Slovenian history to appreciate most of it, and while there were a few pieces that caught my imagination, most failed to draw me in.

1 Thank phutty
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 April 2015

There were a few really interesting works in here, but it just lacked the oomph factor for us. The exterior is interesting with some well planned sculptures dotted around the forecourt. Included on the Tourist pass card.

1 Thank SwordMaiden
Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed 3 November 2014

The collection is quite small, but still interested to get a glimpse of some modern Slovenian art. The temporary exhibition was quite interesting.

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Scotland, UK
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Reviewed 25 October 2014

A local designer suggested that we visit the temporary photo exhibition which was interesting. Because we paid an admission fee we visited the permanent collection. I've been visiting galleries and exhibitions since I was a child, I buy/collect original artwork and have also worked as a professional painter. I expected to see artworks that would stimulate, enlighten, educate, challenge or... More 

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Kendal, UK
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

To be honest, we're not especially into art but the entrance fee was included in the price of the Ljubljana tourist card so we thought we'd give it a try as we've been to a few modern art galleries before and been pleasantly surprised. This was not one of them! There was nothing that was really of interest to us... More 

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