Ljubljana
MGML
The most stunning artifact recovered beneath Gosposvetska Street.
The transparent blue glass bowlIts Greek inscription reads: "Drink to live forever, for many years!"
7. 2. 2019–18. 5. 2019

The transparent blue glass bowl found next to the woman’s body. The 1,700-year old vessel is decorated on the outside with grapes, and ...

Current
Find your own favourite period in Ljubljana’s history!
Ljubljana. History. City.
Permanent exhibition
How well do you know the rich history of Slovenian capital? Pile-dwellers, Emona, Middle and New Ages, the 20th and 21st centuries… what is the history of Ljubljana? Get to know Ljubljana's past - see the chronological presentation of Ljubljana’s millennia of heritage with precious authentic artefacts, like the world's oldest wooden wheel with an axle!
Current
Cankar’s Year
Ivan Cankar
19. 6. 2018–7. 4. 2019
2018 = Cankar’s Year = commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of the death of our greatest writer, and his rich body of work. The central exhibition project of the jubilee are two simultaneous exhibitions dedicated to Cankar, one at the Cankarjev dom (until 28. 2. 2019) and the other at the City Museum of Ljubljana.
Upcoming
Honorary Citizens of Ljubljana Recipients of the title and honour as witnesses of the city's history
25. 4. 2019–8. 9. 2019
Both the exhibition and catalogue will present recipients of the title and honour as witnesses of the city's history.
Upcoming
ICONS Treasures from Russian Museums
24. 5. 2019–15. 9. 2019
Do not miss the unique opportunity of this summer in Ljubljana!
Upcoming
A major exhibition of achievements of the Modern Era in Ljubljana
BOOK. KNOWLEDGE. REASON. From Protestantism to Enlightenment
24. 10. 2019–8. 9. 2020
In 2019, 469 years will have passed since the first Slovenian printed books, Abecedarium and Catechismus by Primož Trubar, ...
Upcoming
The first major excavations Archaeology from the historical perspective
3. 12. 2019–23. 2. 2020
In recent years, major archaeological excavations of Emonan sites are being done alongside the renovation of Ljubljana.

News

Recent archaeological excavations at Gosposvetska cesta comprised approximately 1360 hours of fieldwork. Around 1150 visitors were taken through the site in 66 guided tours.

12. July 2018
City Museum of Ljubljana

On Monday 18 June, two separate exhibitions on Ivan Cankar opened at different venues, one mainly literary, the other biographical. This relates nicely to the “urban legend” on Ivan Cankar and two carriages.

20. June 2018
City Museum of Ljubljana

In the Middle Ages, knights mostly belonged to the gentry. They served their feudal lord and in return for payment (or land) did military service and performed other tasks as well.

24. November 2017
City Museum of Ljubljana

City Museum of Ljubljana

Since its foundation in 1935, the City Museum of Ljubljana has been housed by the Auersperg Palace. The museum conserves tens of thousands  museum treasures, among which the world's oldest wooden wheel with an axle is the most prominent. Among the museum's more noticeable projects in the last few years were the exhibitions WHEEL 5200, WATER, Emona: a City of the Empire, A New Age is Coming! Industry – Labour – Capital, and Medieval Ljubljana.

With the merger of the City Museum of Ljubljana and the City Art Gallery of Ljubljana in 2009 into the Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana, the city's largest cultural institution, the museum became part of the living and current museum-gallery offering. At the institution, we maintain genuine contact with our local and foreign visitors, our exhibitions and events serve to popularise collections, and we encourage dialogue between heritage, art, and the challenges of contemporary society.


Andrej Peunik/MGML
Andrej Peunik/MGML

Location

City Museum of Ljubljana

Gosposka 15
1000 Ljubljana

Contact

Information and reservations:
T: +386 1 2412 500
T: +386 1 2412 506
E- mail: info@mgml.si, prijava@mgml.si

Opening hours

Tuesday–Sunday: 10.00–18.00
Thursday: 10.00–21.00
Mondays, 1 January, 1 November and 25 December: Closed

Tickets

Adults: 6 € / Reduced: 4 €
Family ticket: 14 €
ICOM, PRESS; SMD: Free entry