The Museum of Recent History of Celje was established in 1963 and is situated in the former Celje Town Hall in the very centre of the town. The Museum houses eleven collections, in which it collects, preserves, studies and exhibits the movable cultural heritage of the Celje region from the beginning of the 20th century to present days.
In addition to permanent collections (Life in Celje, Slovenian Dentist Collection, Old Pot, Pelikan Studio, Children Museum – Herman’s Den), the Museum also houses several interesting temporary exhibitions.
Other important elements of its activities include the following: museum workshops, lectures, presentations, guided tours and other public events. The Museum also hosts the Herman Lisjak Sweetshop, where children can have their birthday parties, the Museum Coffeehouse and the Museum Shop.
The Museum premises are accessible to functionally disabled individuals.