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one of the best musemus in Slovenia

There are many things to be seen: from old historical staff to modern art galery. Nice park for... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Skofja Loka, Slovenia
Small but fascinating

The museum gives an interesting insight into the area and its farming community in days of old. ....

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Grajska pot 13, Skofja Loka 4220, Slovenia
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

There are many things to be seen: from old historical staff to modern art galery. Nice park for resting and walking.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MVlasta
Reviewed 29 June 2018

The museum gives an interesting insight into the area and its farming community in days of old. ....

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ecobotanica
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The museum is located above the city centre and contains archaeological exhibits, several rooms showing the local crafts, a nice shop and several other smaller exhibitions. The collection of stuffed animals is a bit dusty and the exhibition on WWII looks sadly neglected. In the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Gremgrom
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

€5 entry is the bargain of the century at the castle museum. Furniture, artisan equipment (weaving, tanning, carpentry, agriculture, hat making, lace making etc etc), military arsenal and much much more. Just wonderful.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Wilburstravels
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Castle and local museum are same institution. Collections of the museum are in the castle on the top of the hill. I was not happy because museum was closed during the week in January. I assume that collectionas are till similar as during my last...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Miha P
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Getting 31 students to walk up the hill (yes all of 300m) was a challenge but they were happy once they got there. The museum is inside the castle and has the most delightful views over the town. Inside it's okay, nothing like a National...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank thetravellingspy
Reviewed 27 September 2015

One of the best museums I've ever seen that explains a country's local crafts such as hat making, weaving, and farming. An interesting combination of modern art, taxidermy, prehistoric artifacts and paintings.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Avril C
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We learned a lot about Slovenia. Lovely museum. Outdoor and indoor exhibits. Terraced cafe, great views of town.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank sgianach2015
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We liked museum - not only the exhibitions, also location in the castle itself is a good reason to visit it. My wife comes from the region but even for her there were a lot interesting artifacts and information she didn't know before. Nice place...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank izif_37
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Comprehensive but very little English commentary on the exhibits which was a shame since they were very interesting.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank PaulandHilary
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