National Museum Of Contemporary History

Currently Closed
  • Address: Celovska cesta 23, Ljubljana 1001, Slovenia
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +386-13009611
  • Ticket Price: 4 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, History Museums, Family And Kids

If you wish to know about the contemporary history of Slovenia, this is the place you should visit. Housed in Cekin Mansion, the museum preserves every kind of documents and research work related to that particular period of Slovenian history. Along with its rich collection, the museum authorities also organize different exhibitions and educational programs for children and adults alike. The programs make the visitors think about the history. And if any programs create a query in your mind, feel free to get it clarified from the museum assistants.

  • The Knights Hall is available for private events like weddings, meetings, conference and other gatherings.

  • School children, high school students, students, pensioners, groups of 10 or more people, Hostelling International card holders : €2.50
  • Families: €8.00
  • EJ!KARTICA European Youth Card holders: €1.25
  • Members of the Union of Veterans of the War for Slovenia: €1.75
  • Urbana Tourist Card: €2.10
  • Ljubljana Tourist Card (ÃÂ…½iga Zois Foundation): €2.80
  • Andragogical and Pedagogical Programme – workshops for preschool groups: €1.00
  • Andragogical and Pedagogical Programme – workshops for school groups: €2.50

Free Admission

  • On every first Sunday of the month; for preschool children, unemployed, people with disabilities, persons accompanying groups and those who present valid membership cards. 

  • By Car
  • The museum is 1.5 kilometer away from the main bus station and railway station.

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  • National Museum Of Contemporary History Address: Celovska cesta 23, Ljubljana 1001, Slovenia
  • National Museum Of Contemporary History Contact Number: +386-13009611
  • National Museum Of Contemporary History Timing: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • National Museum Of Contemporary History Price: 4 EUR
  • Best time to visit National Museum Of Contemporary History(preferred time): 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit National Museum Of Contemporary History: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 62.06% of people who visit Ljubljana include National Museum Of Contemporary History in their plan

  • 33.91% of people start their National Museum Of Contemporary History visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see National Museum Of Contemporary History

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

93.18% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting National Museum Of Contemporary History

People normally club together National Gallery and Slovenian Railway Museum while planning their visit to National Museum Of Contemporary History.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • This museum used to be a museum with strong political impact. In the recent years it lost a bit of this historical patina, but influence of the past regime is still in the air. Museum is interesting and worth visiting particularly for foreigners interested in socialism. I like the car in front of the museum.

  • Very good exhibition. Learnt a lot about Slovenian history, especially during WWII from this exhibition. Also loved the section which shows Slovenian history through the decades (the 70s toys & gadgets were very nostalgic!)

  • Very interesting museum site also used as a conference venue, poor restrooms

  • Excellent way to learn about Slovenian history

  • Nice little museum, interesting over view of last century. However, I enjoyed best guiding of temporary exhibiton by museum director. Very knowlegeable.

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