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Maribor Museum of National Liberation Ulica heroja Tomšiča 5 2000 Maribor
Phone +386 2 235 26 00
E-mail

osebje@muzejno-mb.si

Website

http://www.muzejno-mb.si

Opening hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 12:00

Admission

Adults 3.00 EUR
Students 2.00 EUR
Children 2.00 EUR
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Maribor Museum of National Liberation

The Museum of National Liberation of Maribor has been functioning as an autonomous museum since 1958. It is a historical museum dealing primarily with museological and historiographical analyses of the recent history of the North-Eastern parts of Slovenia.

The Museum is located in a town villa that was built by a Maribor entrepreneur Scherbaum in the middle of 1890’s. It contains not only extremely diverse and interesting museum collections, but also a rich photo library and archive. Visitors may walk through the Scherbaum villa and admire its neo-Baroque salon. The Museum is also planning on complementing the permanent exhibition with an exhibition of important people whose contribution was essential for shaping the history of Maribor and its surroundings.

The new collection will present the major turning points of the 20th century – First and Second World War, Independence War, lives of local inhabitants, misery of simple people whose lives, though residing in the same city, were totally different from those of the wealthier classes.

Exhibitions and events

Shhh! Maribor 1941-1945

Shhh! Maribor 1941-1945

  • Permanent exhibition

Shhh! Due to the secret nature of this data, we cannot disclose everything in this invitation, so we'd like you to join us at the opening of our permanent exhibition. More

»Na desni ga, na levi ni – pred nami svetli cilj leži«

»Na desni ga, na levi ni – pred nami svetli cilj leži«

  • Permanent exhibition

Razstava prikazuje predvsem boj za slovensko severno mejo na Štajerskem in vzhodnem Koroškem, na ozemlju, ki je bilo konec leta 1918 v Štajerskem obmejnem... More

A Monument to Maribor's Industry - Industrial Maribor in the 20'th Century

A Monument to Maribor's Industry - Industrial Maribor in the 20'th Century

  • Permanent exhibition

Along with its favourable geographical position and advantageous conditions also its electrification contributed to the industrial boom of Maribor and northeastern Slovenia.... More

Scherbaumov salon

Scherbaumov salon

  • Permanent exhibition

Novembra 2007 je bilo v Muzeju narodne osvoboditve Maribor odprtje Scherbaumovega salona, prve sobe nove stalne razstave. Scherbaumov salon je posvečen družini Scherbaum. Prav... More

Maribor is ours!

Maribor is ours!

  • Permanent exhibition

After the formation of Yugoslavia, Maribor became an important border city, representing Yugoslavia’s north-western gate into the world. The city became the transport route... More

Maribor is free

Maribor is free

  • Permanent exhibition

From the majority of locations in North-east Slovenia, the German army withdrew on 8 or 9 March 1945. There was no direct fighting for Maribor. It was liberated within the final... More

History of Photography

History of Photography

  • Permanent exhibition

From the very beginning, humankind has had the desire to prove themselves and to understand the world surrounding them. Certainly there were moments when people wished to capture... More

TAM - 70 YEARS

TAM - 70 YEARS

  • Exhibition
  • 16.09.2017 - 01.09.2018

70 years since Factory of Automobiles was opened and the its story is still interesting. Together with TAM Europe we are preparing an exhibiton of their vehicles through 70 years. More

FOUNTAIN OF BEAUTY - 130 YEARS OF ZLATOROG

FOUNTAIN OF BEAUTY - 130 YEARS OF ZLATOROG

  • Exhibition
  • 27.09.2017 - 01.11.2017

Henkel Slovenija, once Zlatorog Factory, celebrates 130 years of tradition of Zlatorog Factory. Where and how they worked? More

Ranjeni in bolni

Ranjeni in bolni

  • Exhibition
  • 07.11.2017 - 01.10.2018

Ranjeni in bolni partizani so bili med NOB deležni velike pozornosti. Skrb zanje se je v Sloveniji začela že takoj po oboroženi vstaji. Začetki partizanske sanitete segajo v... More

Activities in museum

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Articles

Promenada klobučkov; Gospe in gospodje na Gosposko

Promenada klobučkov; Gospe in gospodje na Gosposko

  • News
  • 02.09.2017

Imeli smo srečo, da je vreme zdržalo. Gospa Scherbaum je tako lahko zbrala gospe in gospode, ki so si nadeli klobuček in se z njimi podala na Gosposko. Društvo Hiša in muzej smo... More

Stalag XVIIID

Stalag XVIIID

  • News
  • 19.06.2017

19. junija 2017 se je v Stalagu XVIIID odvijal sestanek mešanega rusko-sloveskega odbora za odprtje novega muzeja. Arhitekta Mateja Katrašnik in Tomaž Kancler sta predstavila... More

American ambassador visited our museum

American ambassador visited our museum

  • News
  • 10.05.2017

American ambassador mr. Brent Hartley and Phil Beekman, Public Affairs Officers visited our museum. Director of the museum dr. Aleksandra Berberih-Slana and Uroš Dokl explained... More

A visit from U.S.A.

A visit from U.S.A.

  • News
  • 21.04.2017

On April 21st colleagues dr. Brent Glass and mrs. Gretchen Bulova visited our museum. They were invited to Slovenia by the Slovenian Museum Association in cooperation with the... More

Different

Different

  • Press Release
  • 09.03.2017 - 01.06.2017

We are looking for migrants and refugees, people who in the last decades came, and made a home for themselves in Maribor. We want to share your stories and remind everyone of how... More

FENCES IN HEADS - Meeting Samira Kentrić

FENCES IN HEADS - Meeting Samira Kentrić

  • News
  • 21.02.2017

About her life, her migrant parents, how did this heritage affect her life and art, the influence of the war in Bosnia on her youth and her perception of the world around her.... More

Fences in heads - workshop for school children

Fences in heads - workshop for school children

  • News
  • 16.02.2017

We destroy fences and build bridges. Workshop, which was a part of our Museum for peace project, was all about stereotypes about refugees, which are used for fueling hatred and... More

The Manchester of Yugoslavia Catalogue

The Manchester of Yugoslavia Catalogue

  • News
  • 03.12.2016

Are you interested in our industrial heritage? You can read all about our textile industry in this new catalogue. In english! More

Photo Exhibition Franz Joseph

Photo Exhibition Franz Joseph

  • News
  • 13.12.2016

Gregor Antoličič has joined his knowledge with professor Igor Vodnik's collections and made an exhibition about Franz Joseph, emperor of Austria-Hungary, on the occasion of the... More

Opening of the The Manchester of Yugoslavia exhibition

Opening of the The Manchester of Yugoslavia exhibition

  • News
  • 03.12.2016

On 3rd December 2016 we have opened an exhibition about the Maribor' textile industry, a very important part of the industrial history of our city. Maribor used to be known as the... More