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Bratislava City Museum (Mestske Muzeum)

Radnicna ul 1, Bratislava 815 18, Slovakia (Staré Mesto)
421 2 592 051 12
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Ranked #16 of 95 Attractions in Bratislava
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Very friendly and helpful custodians guided us around - four children aged 3-14 and their mum. The exhibit was perhaps not the most interactive, but there were many interesting items and a really nice view from tower!!

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Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I would imagine an important museum like that in old town Bratislava would be more impressive. Dull exhibits and there was no wonder - when we were there we were the only visitors while the city was full of tourists.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Interesting for an afternoon, buy a combined ticket for the wine gallery and period rooms next door and save a few euros

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NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The museum was a lot more extensive and quite well done. Good value. The best part for me was the tower. It is worth the hike up. Great views.

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I was told by the tourist info this museum had history. When I tried asking at the tourist bureau where to go for history of Slovakia she pointed to this museum. The museum had limited english and was of limited interest. Then she pointed me to the arms museum which I thought was included on the ticket - which turned... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I liked their war history as well as the information on their unique linkage to the Austrians as well as Hungary. Also the Communist era when there was a Iron curtain and although Vienna is just one hour away now, was so far away then

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

It is a shame I took so long to visit this museum - being right there, in the centre, at Radničné námestie (the Townhall Square), right next to Hlavné námestie (the Main Square' in the Oldtown. The Museum host some exhibitions displaying various artefact from the town's history, some pictures, costumes, but also vintage industrial and food brands produce. Take... More

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Lewisville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The City Museum is located in the main square and passing through the courtyard, you come to museum in the old Town Hall. The museum contains a wonderful array of artifacts and displays tracing the city from its earliest days (900s) to the early 20th century. You can follow the fortunes of the city through various invaders and emperors. Not... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Located in the main square, the City Museum is one of the most impressive buildings in the centre of Bratislava. It is church like with its tower and civic offices. Inside through a narrow opening the courtyard opens out into a modern plate glass entrance, pay desk, and non-functioning computerised barriers. There is also a lift, toilets and a bag... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Great collection of city history and fantastic walk in the old building. Do not miss to walk up to tower and admire the splendid view of city.

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