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Velenje Museum

The Velenje Castle is one of the most beautiful castles in Slovenia. It houses a museum with eleven permanent museum and gallery collections and several temporary exhibitions. Some of the most interesting collections are the following: Mastodon Collection; Šaleška dolina Valley between the 10th and the 17th century; African Collection of František Foit; Gorenje Collection of Contemporary Slovenian Art.

The Kavčnik Homestead in Zavodnje pri Šoštanju is an exceptional open-air museum of folk architecture. The homestead is situated in an approximately 400-year-old smokehouse with open fireplace. The Memorial Room where partial German capitulation was signed on the 9th May 1945 in Topolščica portrays the signing of one of the four partial capitulations of the German army. The Memorial Room at Graška Gora is dedicated to valiant struggles of the legendary 14th Partisan division.

Information

Address:

Ljubljanska cesta 54, 3320 Velenje

Phone:

+386 3 898 26 30

E-mail:

info@muzej-velenje.si

Opening hours

Tuesday

10:00 - 18:00

Wednesday

10:00 - 18:00

Thursday

10:00 - 18:00

Friday

10:00 - 18:00

Saturday

10:00 - 18:00

Sunday

10:00 - 18:00

Admission

Adults

2.5 EUR

Children

1.8 EUR

Students

1.8 EUR

Pensioners

1.8 EUR

Groups

2 EUR

Small children

Free

Unemployed

Free