National Museum of Contemporary History
Celovška cesta 23
p.p. 6049

1000 Ljubljana Slovenija

T +386 (0)1 300 96 10 – centrala
T +386 (0)1 300 96 11 F +386 (0)1 433 82 44

phd. Kaja Širok

Opening Hours & Admission Prices

Opening Hours:  We are open from Tuesday to Sunday, 10am – 6pm, Thursdays between  June and August 10am –  8pm (excluding public holidays, with the exception of February 8, the Slovenian Cultural Holiday).

On national holidays: 27 April, 1 and 2 May 2019 the museum is open between 10am and 6pm. Museum will be closed on 15 August 2019.

Free First Sundays:  Every first Sunday of the month, admission is free for all visitors.


Types of Tickets Price
Adults 5€
School children, high school students, students, pensioners, groups of 10 or more people, Hostelling International card holders 3€
Families 10€
EJ!KARTICA European Youth Card holders 1,5€
Members of the Union of Veterans of the War for Slovenia 2,5€
Urbana Tourist Card 5€
Ljubljana Tourist Card (Žiga Zois Foundation) 3,10€
Andragogical and Pedagogical Programme – workshops for preschool groups 1,00€
Andragogical and Pedagogical Programme – workshops for school groups 3€

Free admission for preschool children, unemployed, people with disabilities, persons accompanying groups and those who present one of the following membership cards:
ICOM, ICOMOS, SMD, PRESS, AICA, ISIC, MISSS Institute – Youth Information and Counselling Centre of Slovenia


The National Museum of Contemporary History is located at Cekin Mansion in the middle of  Tivoli Park in the centre of Ljubljana. It can be reached by foot, by car or by bus. In the first case please follow the city map. A street leads directly from the centre to the park. Follow the signs along treelined avenues, past fountains and children's playgrounds, towards the baroque mansion, Cekin Castle, home of The National Museum of Contemporary History of Slovenia.

You can also get here by car (coach) and park at Tivoli car and coach park. It is only a short distance from there to the Museum. A city bus number 1, 3, 5, 7, 8 or 25 will take you to Tivoli bus stop, from where you walk towards the park and Cekin Mansion is about 100 metres away on the right. The Museum is located close to public parking facilities (Tivoli Park) and a bus stop for city buses nos 1, 3, 5, 7, 15 and 16. The Museum is 1.5 km from the main Ljubljana Bus station and Ljubljana Railway Station.


Whichever route you choose, we are certainly looking forward to your visit!