Priceless treasures of history and culture

Every museum has its secrets, treasures and "stars". These are the items that draw the most attention due to their uniqueness. Museums of Slovenian historical towns hide priceless treasures of historical and cultural heritage, including certain items of special interest that are well worth viewing. One such item was selected in each museum and named "top museum piece". Are you interested in discovering what’s included in this crème de la crème selection?

Explore and discover the Slovenian cultural heritage

Slovenia has a rich cultural heritage. Discover it by exploring galleries and museums or experience it outdoors.

Galleries and museums

Slovenia’s galleries and museums feature objects of global historical importance. Some of the museum treasures include a 30,000-year-old needle, a 5,200-year-old wooden wheel and axle, and golden appliqués more than 3,000 years old.

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Galleries and museums

Galleries and museums

Slovenia’s galleries and museums feature objects of global historical importance. Some of the museum treasures include a 30,000-year-old needle, a 5,200-year-old wooden wheel and axle, and golden appliqués more than 3,000 years old.

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Discover the UNESCO World Heritage

Discover the UNESCO World Heritage

Slovenia is rich in gems of natural and cultural heritage. Some of these constitute an important piece in the mosaic of world heritage and are under the auspices of UNESCO. Two natural and three cultural sites were inscribed on the list of world natural and cultural heritage. Furthermore, there are four special features on the list of intangible cultural heritage.

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Open-air galleries

Open-air galleries

Enter the art galleries that are not enclosed by walls, have no windows or doors, but have the sky as their ceiling. View the Forma Viva sculptures, the living public space that inspires artists around the world. Walk among the paintings and photographs displayed in squares, streets, parks and tree-lined alleys.

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Museums that will surprise you

Museums that will surprise you

Museums are fun. If the usual tired objects and stale facts are not doing it for you any more, you’ll be sure to change your mind when you visit one of Slovenia’s special museums.

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Street art – galleries on the street

Street art – galleries on the street

Graffiti and murals are not just scribble on the walls of buildings. Plenty of graffiti amazes with its incredible artistic value, enlivening urban buildings that would otherwise remain inconspicuous. This is an original expression of street art that uses the city as its canvas and is accessible to everyone.

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Stories of Slovenian historical towns

Take a walk along town streets where past and present go hand in hand. Discover the unique aspects, famous townsfolk and feel the vibrant modern atmosphere.

Culture

Slovenia boasts a rich cultural tradition.

Culture

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Castles

Slovenia is full of castles, manors, fortresses, and fortification systems.

Castles

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One-day hikes in historical towns

A perfect day in the town – sightseeing and gastronomic delicacies.

One-day hikes in historical towns

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Gastronomic image of Slovenian historical cities

Discover mouth-watering experiences in historical cities!

Gastronomic image of Slovenian historical cities

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Cities and destinations

Small towns for big adventures.

Cities and destinations

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Famous people who have marked historical towns and cities

Learn about the important historical personalities who have left their mark on Slovenia’s historical towns and cities.

Famous people who have marked historical towns and cities

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