: Begunje 22 4275 Begunje na GorenjskemPhone
: ++386 4 530 73 00, ++386 31 784 555e-mail
The Avsenik Museum in the village of Begunje na Gorenjskem
will take you to the world of Slovene popular folk music. Get acquainted with the intriguing story of this world music phenomenon in the house where its legendary pioneers, Slavko Avsenik and Vilko Ovsenik, were born.
The Avsenik Museum, located within the confines of the Avsenik Restaurant complex in the centre of Begunje, presents the development and history of the Avsenik Brothers Ensemble. The legend of Slovene popular folk music, Slavko Avsenik, and his older brother, Vilko Ovsenik, are the pioneers of a music genre that took the name of Begunje and Slovenia onto the global stage.
A short documentary on the Avsenik Brothers Ensemble in Slovene, German, English and Italian is screened in the museum.
Upon prior request, guided visits in Slovene, German and English can be arranged for organised groups.
Sunday and public holidays: 10.00-17.00
Museum - children: EUR 1.20
Museum - adults: EUR 1.50
Museum and film - children: EUR 2.50
Museum and film - adults: EUR 2.90
Museum, film and guide - children: EUR 5.00
Museum, film and guide - adults: EUR 5.80
Discounts are available for groups of over 25 persons.
Begunje na Gorenjskem
Tel. : ++386 4 530 73 00
Fax : ++386 4 533 41 64
Web site : www.avsenik.com
GPS Northing (N) : 46,375
GPS Easting (E) : 14,199