Slovenian Museum of Natural History

Apart 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 Museum can also view a presentation of Proteus anguinus, dioramas of alpine, wetland and forest wildlife, an almost complete mammoth skeleton and a collection of reptiles, fishes and various vertebrate skeletons. The Museum often organizes lectures and workshops. Disabled access is available from the Prešernova cesta road.

Opening hours

Daily from 10:00-18:00, Thursdays from 10:00-20:00

Notes

Admission:

  • €3.00 per person for adults
  • €2.50 per person for seniors, schoolchildren, secondary and university students, school groups and other groups of more than 10 people
  • free for pre-schoolers and everyone visiting the Museum on the first Sunday of the month
Muzejska ulica 1 1000 Ljubljana

Phone: +386 (0)1 241 09 40
Email:
Website: Slovenian Museum of Natural History

Ljubljana Card

Ljubljana Card

The card entitles you to free admission to the museum.

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  • Our little big sea - interactive exhibition

    Our little big sea - interactive exhibition

    Although it is small, the Slovenian sea is an important part of our natural heritage. It is part of a major global sea. It created a life that has straggled incredible diversity in millions of years.

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  • The Art of Science: Wonders of the seas - exhibit

    The Art of Science: Wonders of the seas - exhibit

    On display is a stunning series of scientifically prepared marine life transformed into photographic art by University of Washington professor Dr. Adam P. Summers. 

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