The 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 art. Reflecting the creativity and skills of the past, exhibited objects testify to the ways of life in Slovenian inhabited lands over the last five centuries.
Permanent exhibition: Study collections of applied art
The National Museum of Slovenia's permanent exhibition presents the heritage of applied art in Slovenian inhabited areas. It includes arts and crafts items, industrial design products and unique design artefacts created from the 14th century to the present day. Bringing together over 2,500 objects, it reflects the rich diversity of styles, forms of decoration, materials and techniques used in applied art in different periods of cultural history, from the Gothic period, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo and Classicism to the Empire Style, Biedermeier, Historicism, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Modernism.
Open: Daily from 10:00 to 18:00, Thursdays from 10:00-20:00
Closed: 1 January, 1 May, 1 November and 25 December
Admission to the Museum
- Free admission for pre-schoolers, the disabled, journalists, and the members of the Slovenian Museum Society and the International Council of Museums (ICOM)
- €6.00 for adults
- €4.00 for seniors and secondary school and university students
- €4.00 for school groups and other groups of more than 10 people
Combined tickets for the Museum's two departments (one in the Prešernova cesta street and the other in the Metelkova ulica street)
- €8.50 for adults
- €6.00 for seniors and secondary school and university students
- €17.00 for families