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Skofja Loka Castle & Museum

Grajska pot 13 Skofja Loka, Skofja Loka 4220, Slovenia
+386 4 517 04 00
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Interesting castle experience

This was the first European castle for me to visit. It was small but had plenty of interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
krisslg
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Hudson, North Carolina
Great view, a good museum collection on the local history

The castle is a landmark building, impossible to miss in Skofja Loka. The walk to it is a pleasant... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gremgrom
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Grajska pot 13 Skofja Loka, Skofja Loka 4220, Slovenia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first European castle for me to visit. It was small but had plenty of interesting exhibits. I arrived on a rainy day and had the castle pretty much to myself. I enjoyed looking at the different displays and historic artifacts.

Thank krisslg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle is a landmark building, impossible to miss in Skofja Loka. The walk to it is a pleasant stroll uphill from the town centre. In theory you can reach it by car, but the road is narrow and not easy to find and the...More

Thank Gremgrom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum gives a good idea of the history not only of the town, but Slovenia itself. There are sections illustrating the lives of inhabitants in all aspects of life (agriculture, leatherwork, printing, lacemaking) and some interesting art as well. Skofja Loka is said to...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely old medieval town, with many walks, fantastic views and friendly people. Good transport links to Ljubljana and lake Bled.

Thank vstiglic
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The castle was not appealing to go inside, but it has a great outdoor space with gardens and a park. The views are extraordinary and there is the possibility for hiking for those that are into it. It's not difficult at all to come up...More

Thank galadrielle09
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The museum is an eclectic mix of history, some art, some stuffed wildlife, WWII history, industrial history of the region, an outdoor area, artifacts. It's fun and interesting and has wonderful views. Fun for kids as well. They also have a gallery with rotating exhibits.

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I found this to be a lovely place with beautiful authentic grounds amongst the small and beautiful town. We ended up hanging out in the large grassy arena and just soaking up everything that this place had to offer. There is alot to say so...More

3  Thank UrbanDrifter
Reviewed 2 November 2016

You arrive at the main attraction of Skofja Loka walking on a pleasant path starting from the town centre. The castle houses a rich but generic museum, more interesting and original the outdoor exposition in the park on its side. If you have 30 minutes...More

Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Finally after visiting many castles in Slovenia this was worth and very educational. You can find some furniture inside , paintings and learn about many different jobs which were used and trade in nearby city. There was section about how people were doing hats, combs,...More

Thank aussie290309
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Very authentic castle the grounds are beautiful and the small town that serounds The place , the only thing that I didn't like that the descriptions in the exhibition are only in Slovinian

Thank Veronica V
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