Ljubljana CastleLjubljana Castle, standing on a hill above the city for about 900 years, is Ljubljana's main attraction. The castle's Outlook Tower and ramparts offer some of the most beautiful views of the city, while the castle houses a museum exhibition on Sloven...
National GalleryThe National Gallery, Slovenia's foremost museum of historical art, holds the country's largest collection of fine art from the High Middle Ages to the 20th century. It also houses a permanent exhibition of works by Zoran Mušič (1909–2005), one of Eu...
National Museum of SloveniaBeing Slovenia's main museum of national history, the National Museum keeps a number of finds from Slovenia considered to be important treasures of the world's cultural heritage. One of the most outstanding is the 60,000 year old Neanderthal flute fr...
National Museum of Slovenia - Metelkova ulica streetThe National Museum of Slovenia's department located in the Metelkova ulica street houses a permanent exhibition on applied art in Slovenian inhabited areas including several study collections and presents occasional temporary exhibitions of applied ...
City Museum of Ljubljana - MGMLVisitors to the City Museum of Ljubljana can admire the Renaissance architectural features of the palatial museum building, as the museum is situated in Auersperg Palace, which in itself is an architectural monument.The museum holds Ljubljana’s cultu...
Plečnik HouseGet to know the life and work of the famous architect Jože Plečnik, who left an indelible mark on the cityscape of Ljubljana. At Plečnik House you can see the architect's home exactly as it was in his lifetime and view a permanent exhibition showcasi...
Slovene Ethnographic MuseumThe Slovene Ethnographic Museum is the country's foremost ethnological museum responsible for the keeping, preservation, study and comprehension of collections of artefacts related to Slovenian and non-European material, social and spiritual culture....
Slovenian Museum of Natural HistoryApart from temporary exhibitions, Slovenia's main museum of natural history features the famous Zois Mineral Collection, Hohenwart Molluscan Shell Collection, Ferdinand J. Schmidt Insect Collection, and various herbarium collections.Visitors to the M...
Museum of Illusions LjubljanaThe Museum of Illusions is a museum of fun and educational experience, where you can test the limits of your perception. Inside, relativity is something that you experience literally. The illusions provide a different experience of space and everythi...
Cekin Mansion: National Museum of Contemporary HistoryThe National Museum of Contemporary History is a state museum dedicated to the heritage of recent Slovenian history, from the beginning of the 20th century onwards. It holds collections relating to the First and Second World Wars, the period between ...
Railway MuseumThe Railway Museum, managed by the Slovenian Railways, is a unique place where you can learn how railways actually work. The museum contains a collection of steam locomotives, which includes several rare models, and an extensive collection of old app...
Tivoli Mansion: International Centre of Graphic ArtsThe International Centre of Graphic Arts is a museum housing a collection of fine art prints from the 20th century to the present day, a gallery for exhibitions of contemporary fine art, a fine art print publisher with its own printmaking workshops a...
Museum of Modern ArtThe Ljubljana Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to modern art in Slovenia. Apart from housing a permanent collection of 20th century Slovenian art, it hosts temporary exhibitions presenting new artistic practices. It serves as one of the venues for t...
City Art Gallery - MGMLCity Art Museum runs its own and hosts travelling exhibitions of work by Slovenian and foreign artists of different fine art disciplines. The Museum's exhibition programme is not limited to the European cultural area, but reaches out into the global ...
Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (MSUM)The Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (MSUM) displays selected works of contemporary art from the Arteast 2000+ international collection and the MG+MSUM national collection.The Arteast 2000+ international collection is conceived as a dialogue betw...
Jakopič GalleryThe Jakopič Gallery hosts exhibitions of contemporary art and design by Slovenian and international artists. The programme of exhibitions focuses on the role of contemporary art in its local environment. Exhibitions, each lasting for about two months...
Ljubljana ZooThe Ljubljana Zoo, part of a protected nature park situated only a 20-minute walk from the centre of Ljubljana, lies on the southern slope of the Rožnik hill, surrounded by a natural forest and meadows. It has a collection of animal species from all ...
Volčji Potok ArboretumThe Volčji Potok Arboretum is the most visited botanical park in Slovenia. It covers an 85-hectare site and features 3,500 plants from all over the world.Streams and lakes, offering habitats to water plants and animals, bring a special dynamic to the...
The Ljubljana Card entitles you to unlimited free travel on city buses, a regular guided tour of the city, 24-hour access to WiFree Ljubljana, the city's wireless internet network, a free tourist boat cruise, and a free funicular and tourist road train ride to Ljubljana Castle.
Regular Ljubljana city tour
The regular tour of Ljubljana, available daily, takes you on a walk through the historical city centre, giving you an opportunity to see its major sights.
During the card validity period, Ljubljana Card entitles you to unlimited free travel on city buses operated by the company Ljubljanski potniški promet (LPP). Upon entering a bus, simply hold your card close to the card reader for your journey to be registered.
The WiFree Ljubljana wireless network allows visitors to Ljubljana city centre to use free wireless internet for 60 minutes a day. The holders of the Ljubljana Card can enjoy 24-hour free access to the WiFree Ljubljana network.
Tourist boat ride
Taking a boat ride, you can view Ljubljana's bridges and the façades of many of the city's famous buildings from a different angle. For a period of time, you can get out of the city's hustle and bustle while actually staying in the very city centre.
Take a journey through Union Experience - an exploration of history, production process and the exquisite selection of Ljubljana’s most beloved beer, Union.
Tour schedule: weekdays at 12:00, 13:30, 15:00 and 17:00, Saturdays at 15:00 and 17:00.
As part of the Ljubljana Bike project, run by Ljubljana Tourism during the summer and early autumn months, bicycles can be hired from several city centre locations. With Ljubljana Card, you can hire a bicycle for free for a period of four hours from the Slovenian Tourist Information Centre (STIC).
Ljubljana Castle funicular
The Ljubljana Castle funicular, which can carry 33 people, takes one minute for its ride up the slope of the castle hill. The difference in height between the lower and upper platforms is a little less than 70 metres.
Exploring Ljubljana with a digital tour guide
Equipped with a digital tour guide, you can embark on a sightseeing tour of Ljubljana on your own, with the help of audio and video taped instructions and an enclosed city map. With Ljubljana Card, you can hire a digital tour guide for a period of five hours free of charge.
Internet access at the Slovenian Tourist Information Centre
The Slovenian Information Centre (STIC), located at no. 10 Krekov trg square, is Ljubljana's largest and best equipped tourist information point, where you can take advantage of an internet corner with eight work stations, among other things. Ljubljana Card entitles you to one hour of free internet.
How it works
Ljubljana Card is a combined ticket to Ljubljana's major sights enabling visitors to explore the city in a comfortable way and at the lowest cost. It is conceived as a smart card containing a RFID chip for card validation and free admission.
You can purchase your Ljubljana Card at Ljubljana's Tourist Information Centres, hotels or right here, at 10% discount.
The card validity period (24, 48 or 72 hours) begins to run from the moment when the card is activated, i.e. used for the first time.
On entering an establishment, hand over your card to the ticket salesperson to be swiped. Upon boarding a city bus, hold your card close to the card reader. Card benefits are limited to one ticket purchase from a single establishment, while on buses the use of the card is unlimited within the card validity period. No benefits can be claimed after the expiration of the card validity period.
Online price Regular price Adults 24-hour card €24.30 €27.00 48-hour card €30.60 €34.00 72-hour card €35.10 €39.00 Children aged 6–14 years 24-hour card €14.40 €16.00 48-hour card €18.00 €20.00 72-hour card €20.70 €23.00
Using the Ljubljana Card, you can save you up to €117 on expenses such as entrance fees and public transport fares. The card makes your sightseeing a lot easier: rather than making multiple payments, you simply show your card.
The Ljubljana Card offers you the following benefits:
- free admission to 19 museums and galleries, the Ljubljana Zoo and several other attractions,
- a free guided city tour and free hire of a digital tour guide, which enables you to get to know Ljubljana on your own,
- free travel on city buses, unlimited during the card validity period,
- 24-hour access to WiFree Ljubljana, the city's wireless internet network,
- a funicular to Ljubljana Castle, a tourist boat cruise, and four-hour bicycle hire – all for free,
- free internet access at the Slovenian Tourist Information Centre (STIC).
Sights, tours, services Price for adults Price for children aged 6–14 years With Ljubljana Card City buses - return fare* €2.40 €2.40 €0.00 Ljubljana Bike - four-hour hire period €4.00 €4.00 €0.00 Turist boat €8.00 €4.00 €0.00 Regularly scheduled city tour €13.00 €6.50 €0.00 Digital tour guide - five-hour hire period €10.00 €10.00 €0.00 Internet access at the Slovenian Tourist Information Centre - one hour €2.00 €2.00 €0.00 National Gallery €7.00 €6.00 €0.00 International Centre of Graphic Arts €3.50 €1.20 €0.00 City Museum of Ljubljana €6.00 €4.00 €0.00 City Art Museum of Ljubljana €0.00 €0.00 €0.00 Museum of Modern Art €5.00 €2.50 €0.00 Jakopič Gallery €3.00 €2.00 €0.00 Slovene Ethnographic Museum €4.50 €2.50 €0.00 National Museum of Slovenia €6.00 €4.00 €0.00 National Museum of Slovenia - Metelkova €6.00 €4.00 €0.00 National Museum of Contemporary History €3.50 €2.50 €0.00 Slovenian Museum of Natural History €3.00 €2.50 €0.00 Tehnical Museum of Slovenia - Bistra €4.00 €3.00 €0.00 Plečnik House €6.00 €4.00 €0.00 Museum of Illusions €8.00 €5.00 €0.00 Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova (MSUM) €5.00 €2.50 €0.00 Union Experience €14.00 €7.00 €0.00 Ljubljana Castle (Ljubljana Castle funicular, Virtual Castle, Outlook Tower, permanent exhibition Slovenian History, Puppet Museum) €10.00 €7.00 €0.00 Ljubljana Zoo €7.50 €5.00 €0.00 Volčji Potok Arboretum €5.50 €3.00 €0.00 Total ** €156.90 €100.90 €0.00
* During the card validity period, Ljubljana Card entitles you to unlimited free travel on city buses, operated by the company Ljubljanski potniški promet (LPP). The price of a return fare is for your information only.
** The total is the sum of all admission fees. To calculate the actual savings on the cost of your planned visit to Ljubljana, add together the amounts of savings that you are actually going to take advantage of and then subtract the price of the Ljubljana Card from the sum.