: Gregorčičeva 10 5222 KobaridPhone
: ++386 5 389 00 00, ++386 41 714 072Fax
: ++386 5 389 00 02e-mail
Kobarid Museum displays exhibits on the events that occurred during World War I on the Soška fronta - Isonzo Front. It covers two and a half years of static fighting and portrays in detail the 12th Isonzo battle, also known as the Caporetto breakthrough. The latter is one of the major battles in the history of mankind having taken place in hilly terrain.
The exhibits - giant reliefs of the surrounding mountains, a wealth of photographs, and an audiovisual presentation - tell with sensitivity the tale of the difficult and bloody times near the Soča River. The described events are related to the adventures and memories of celebrities, among whom are Ernest Hemingway and Erwin Rommel.
Kobarid Museum has received the highest national award, was proclaimed Best European Museum, and won the Council of Europe Museum Prize in 1993.
Location: the old centre of Kobarid. Special feature:
The museum is actively involved in preserving the environment where the historic events took place. Possibility of guided visits to the battlefields. Guided tours in six languages.