National Museum of Contemporary History, Ljubljana

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  • Great value for money, interesting museum which is easy to follow and a manageable size. Would highly recommend. Very quiet and uncrowded! 
    Great value for money, interesting museum which is easy to follow and a manageable size. Would highly recommend. Very quiet and uncrowded!  more »
  • Slovenia has a very interesting history. It is presented here in a fashion that seems like it hasn’t been updated since the 1990s The displays are visually cluttered and a confusing jumble. The... 
    Slovenia has a very interesting history. It is presented here in a fashion that seems like it hasn’t been updated since the 1990s The displays are visually cluttered and a confusing jumble. The...  more »
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  • Really informative and interesting. Considerably cheap, but no AC. Still worth the time and money. Very objective. Highly recomend WW 2 section as it offers many objects and real stories.
  • This was my favourite museum/gallery in the city, as so many had hinted at historic events but not really explained them and I was left not understanding the significance. After this visit I felt really well informed about the more recent history of Slovenia, with all my questions answered. The displays are arranged in chronological order, and are a mix of photos, text, video, sound, and interactive elements. There is a fair bit of reading, but it's all really interesting. I was surprised at how few visitors there were, as for me this was a highlight. However, I would caution that I think it would be inaccessible for younger (primary age) children. There's no air con, so although it's a respite from outside temperatures, it's still warm.

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