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Exhibitions

Current
BOOK. KNOWLEDGE. REASON.
A major exhibition about the achievements of the Early Modern Period in Ljubljana
BOOK. KNOWLEDGE. REASON. From Protestantism to Enlightenment (1500–1800)
14. 11. 2019–31. 10. 2020

Our annual exhibition Book. Knowledge. Reason. presents the processes and events that encouraged and fostered the cultural and spiritual development in Ljubljana from the end of the 15th to the beginning of the 19th century – from humanism and Protestantism to the Enlightenment.

Current
Archaeological park Emona
Archaeological park Emona
1. 7. 2020–30. 9. 2020

A special place in Ljubljana's history is reserved for Roman Emona, the traces of which have been preserved in the very centre of the city.

Welcome to a trail tracing the 2000-year-old heritage of Emona. A walk through modern Ljubljana can take you further than you think! It takes you to the time of Emona, a city brimming with life between the first century and early sixth century. 

Current
Ivan Cankar Memorial Room
Ivan Cankar Memorial Room
16. 5. 2020–18. 10. 2020

Ivan Cankar, a Slovenian author, playwright and essayist born in 1876 in Vrhnika, spent a few years of his life in Ljubljana. Having returned from Vienna to Ljubljana, he established himself on Rožnik Hill which today forms part of the Tivoli, Rožnik and Šišenski hrib landscape park.

Current
Koronaprojekt
Koronaprojekt Čim prej korono v muzej!
30. 3. 2020–31. 12. 2020

Mestni muzej Ljubljana prosi za vtise, fotografije, posnetke in predmete iz vašega novega vsakdanjika v času korona pandemije in #ostanidoma evforije.

Current
Ljubljana. History. City.
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
Tobacco Museum
Tobacco Museum
Permanent exhibition

The Tobacco Museum – a collection of the Museum and Galleries of Ljubljana and Tobačna Ljubljana – emerged 20 years ago from close co-operation between the tobacco factory and the City Museum of Ljubljana.

Upcoming
Upcoming
Late baroque painter Herrlein
Portraitist of Ljubljana's middle-class
Late baroque painter Herrlein
19. 11. 2020–8. 2. 2021

The City Museum of Ljubljana is the custodian of a vast collection of portraits, works by Andrej Herrlein (1738–1817).

Past exhibitions

Festival INDIGO: Now is Too late
Festival INDIGO: Now is Too late
8. 9. 2020–11. 9. 2020
The fifth edition of the Indigo Festival will take place under the title "Now is Too Late" and under the circumstances set by our new reality. Freedom of culture and thought thus now carries that much more weight to prevent us succumbing to the lethargy and powerlessness injected by the current sociopolitical situation.
1 ticket to 11 museums
1 ticket to 11 museumsLjubljana museums’ collective special offer for the summer
1. 7. 2020–30. 8. 2020
This is the time to see the treasures of Slovene heritage!
#ostanidoma
Živimo zgodovino
#ostanidomaNaj muzej pride k tebi
15. 3. 2020–30. 4. 2020
Na dajavo, brez osebnih srečanj in z veliko željo, da se kmalu spet vidimo, vas v teh nenavadnih časih s spletnimi vsebinami in prošnjami po sodelovanju vabimo, da ostanete v stiku z nami.
The first major excavations of Emona
The history of the exploration of Emona goes back several centuries and is full of thrills and exciting finds, of things forgotten and rediscovered.
The first major excavations of EmonaArchaeology from a historical perspective
17. 12. 2019–6. 9. 2020
Major restoration works carried out in Ljubljana over the last two decades, along with the rescue excavations that accompanied them, have again put Emona, our capital’s Roman predecessor, in the spotlight. Once more we have seen that almost everywhere in Ljubljana we have Roman remains beneath our feet.
Razstava slovenskih penin
Vodstva in degustacije vsako polno uro, med 10. in 16. uro.
Razstava slovenskih peninSodelovanje BIC Ljubljana, Mestnega muzeja Ljubljana in Turizma Ljubljana
3. 12. 2019–5. 12. 2019
Ste vedeli, da imamo v Sloveniji več kot 200 različnih penin?
Plečnik and the Sacred. Jože Plečnik, Slovenian Architect and Designer
From Vatican Museums to the City Museum of Ljubljana
Plečnik and the Sacred. Jože Plečnik, Slovenian Architect and Designer
26. 9. 2019–8. 12. 2019
[THE EXHIBITION IS PROLONGED UNTIL 8 DECEMBER 2019] Jože Plečnik was not just a master of monumental architecture; he was also an exceptional designer of sacred objects. After an exceptional response from visitors at Vatican Museums, the exhibition with 33 selected objects of the Plečnik liturgical vessels will be exclusively presented also at the City Museum of Ljubljana as part of the celebration of the European Cultural Heritage days.

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