Famous Museums in Ljubljana

The museums in Ljubljana give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Ljubljana with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Ljubljana. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Ljubljana.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Ljubljana.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Ljubljana:

  1. National Museum Of Contemporary History

    Museum, History Museum

    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 pr...Read more
  2. National Gallery

    Art Gallery, Museum

    If you wish to learn about the historical arts of Ljubljana, visit the National Gallery that is said to be the first museum on this subject. The museum today holds the largest collection of fine arts from the early Middle Ages to the 20th century. It houses 2 permanent exhibitions where Slovenian artwork and European paintings are put on display. Other than these, it houses temporary art exhibi...Read more
  3. Slovenian Railway Museum

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    Slovenian Railway Museum

    Museum, Specialty Museum

    Housed in an old industrial complex, Slovenian Railway museum revives the old memories where you once again get to see ancient steam locomotives. The entire museum is divided into two sections. One portion of the museum houses collection of old vehicles like coaches, wagons, locomotives and so on. Other portion houses a permanent exhibition that includes various technical parts, rare models and...Read more
  4. Technical Museum Of Slovenia

    Museum, Specialty Museum

    Located within the boundary of the large estate of Bistra Castle, this technical museum let you a glimpse of the technical heritage of the city. With the surrounding beauty and a fish pond and a forest trail within the property, makes the museum a favorable place to pay a visit. Within the museum the entire place is divided into different section. One portion houses permanent collections themed...Read more
  5. Museum Of Contemporary Art Metelkova

    Art Museum, Library, Museum, Specialty Museum

    Also known as MSUM, this famous museum of Ljubljana has an exclusive collection of contemporary art from the Arteast 2000+ international collection. This international collection includes masterpieces created by some renowned Western and Eastern European artists. Among them many of artists from the Eastern Europe were unknown to the world before the foundation of the museum. Beside these artwor...Read more
  6. National Museum Of Solvenia

    4.4 (311 Votes)
    National Museum Of Solvenia

    Museum, History Museum, Historical Site, Exhibition

    Visit the largest and the oldest museum of Slovenia where you get an insight of the Slovenian culture. The museum was built in 1888 and is said to be the only building that was solely dedicated to preserve the rich heritage of Slovenia. The highlighted feature of the museum is the Roman monuments, tombstones and the milestones, placed right next to the entrance. The important attraction that mi...Read more
  7. International Center Of Graphic Arts

    Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum, Educational Site

    For art lovers, International center of Graphic Arts is a museum that educates them about fine arts and fine arts prints. It’s incredible collections include contemporary arts, and has been the producer of Beinnial of Graphic Arts and 20th century art of printing. The center has also taken the responsibility of preserving prints and artist’s books that were produced after the Second...Read more
  8. Museum Of Modern Art

    4.4 (254 Votes)
    Museum Of Modern Art

    Art Museum, Art Gallery, Museum, Specialty Museum

    Come and visit the central museum of the city that is primarily dedicated to honor the modern art of Slovenia belonging to the 20th and 21st century. The central building of the museum was designed by Edvard Ravnikar and was constructed in 1947. The museum boats about its collection that includes art collection from the year 1960 to the present date. The permanent collection includes artworks d...Read more
  9. Brewery Museum

    Museum, Brewery, Specialty Museum

    Established in 1987, the museum was founded by the Union Brewery that boasts of holding a rich history in the winery collection of Slovenia. The Union Brewery wanted to pass on their rich heritage to the future and that’s why they founded this museum. Till date, the museum stands as the first museum of brewery in Slovenia and considered to be one of the largest one in Europe. When you tak...Read more
  10. Museum Of Architecture And Design

    Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    It is one of the foremost museums of architecture in Ljubljana. People who are fond of architecture or working in architectural field, this museum is an ideal place to gain knowledge on this subject. This is because, the museum deals with architecture, industrial and graphic design, urban planning and photography. It houses collection of valuable objects belonging to this field. The entire muse...Read more
  11. Slovenian Ethnographic Museum

    Museum, Specialty Museum

    This significant museum offers a link between the past and the present of Ljubljana. The museum gives a glimpse of the traditional and modern culture of the city and also the culture of Slovenia as well. Its exclusive collection doesn’t end here. Reports on mass and pop culture of the city are also put on display. Whether you wish to acquire knowledge on everyday life of Slovenian people ...Read more
  12. Science Center - Hisa Eksperimentov

    Museum, Science Museum, Educational Site, Entertainment

    If you are fond of off-beat tourist spots, The House of Experiments should be there in your itinerary list for Ljubljana. This place lets you participate in many interesting activities related to science. It is a ‘hands-on’ science center that has become favorite place for both kids and adults. The different kind of experiments that the House carries out, are bound to raise your cur...Read more
  13. Mestni Trg

    Art Museum, Landmark, Walking Area, Leisure

    This is one of the important centers of Ljubljana that depicts the medieval period of the city. However in 1511, the city faced a miserable earthquake in which many medieval buildings collapsed. Later on the square was rebuilt with many important building coming up in this region. Today, in this square you get to see medieval styled buildings with baroque characters in it. Some of the important...Read more
  14. The Slovenian Museum Of Natural History

    Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum, Natural History Museum

    Housed in the same building with the National Museum, this Slovenian Museum of Natural History is equally an important place to see in Ljubljana. It deals with interesting subjects like natural history and science. The permanent exhibition of the museum features Zois Mineral Collection, Ferdinand J. Schmidt Insect collection, Hohenwart Molluscan and herbarium collection. People who are keenly i...Read more
  15. City Museum

    4.6 (1 Vote)
    City Museum Image


    Mestni muzej Ljubljana or the Cty Museum of Ljubljana was established in 1935 and has various pedagogical activities for children between the age group of 5-18 years. When this museum got renovated during early 2000s various excavations were conducted and many interesting artifacts were found which have now been kept in the museum. One look at all the exhibits at Mestni muzej Ljubljana will rev...Read more