Museum of Architecture and Design


in short

The Museum of Architecture and Design is a national Slovene museum for architecture and design (industrial and graphic design).
Grad Fužine, Ljubljana
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Museum of Architecture and Design

in detail

The museum collects, stores, studies and presents material from these creative areas, making it possible for visitors to understand the past and the future of architecture, design and photography. The Museum of Architecture and Design houses nearly 150,000 different objects, from plans, sketches, and models for buildings to various kinds of furniture, small objects, instruments and appliances, posters, various kinds of printed materials, and photographs. Almost all the prominent Slovene architects and designers from the twentieth century, as well as many photographers, are represented in the museum’s holdings, totalling more 1,000 artists altogether.
Museum of Architecture and Design
On the banks of the Ljubljanica river, away from the bustle of the city centre, surrounded by the castle park, stands the only preserved Renaissance castle in Ljubljana. The castle was built in the 16 th  century by members of the Khisel family – rich merchants, humanists and art lovers. The rooms, with arcaded walkways, are ranged around a spacious courtyard that includes the remains of a fountain and a mighty lime tree. The Renaissance building, with its four defence towers, still boasts numerous well-preserved historical features and wall paintings.
3,00 / 1,50 EUR
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Museum of Architecture and Design
Pot na Fužine 2
1000 Ljubljana
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Opening Times

10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Closed: on Mondays, 1 January, 1 November, 25 December and during preparations of exhibitions - The exhibition portal for Europe