Museum of Dolenjska

For permanent exhibitions are present in the Novo Mesto-located Museum of Lower Carniola (Dolenjski muzej). Archaeological image of Lower Carniola features all major objects making Lower Carniola and Novo Mesto one of the European regions of exceptional archaeological heritage significantly contributing to the knowledge of European prehistory. Ethnological exhibition displays the rustic and handcrafted way of life in Lower Carniola of the 19th and the first half of the 20th century. Exhibition of Contemporary History represents the time from the end of the 19th century until 1945. Its central part is focused on the World War II in Lower Carniola. The exhibition dedicated to Leon Štukelj 1898-1999 presents the life of the well-known Olympic. There are always temporary exhibitions worth of visiting. In a dislocated unit named Jakčev dom (Jakac’s House) art collections are exhibited while the dislocated unit Kočevski Rog – Baza 20 is showing the headquarters of the Slovenian national liberation movement.

Opening hours:

Tuesday – Saturday: 9.00-17.00

Sunday: 9.00-13.00

Dolenjski muzej, Muzejska ulica 7, Novo mesto, Slovenia
Novo mesto
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