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National Gallery (Narodna Galerija)

Cankarjeva cesta 20 | Prešernova 24, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
+386 1 241 54 18
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Narodna galerija (National Gallery of Slovenia) is the main art museum in Slovenia, containing the largest visual arts collection from the late medieval period to the twentieth century.
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Cankarjeva cesta 20 | Prešernova 24, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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+386 1 241 54 18
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"permanent collection"
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"nice collection"
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"paintings and sculptures"
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"medieval period"
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"old masters"
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"special exhibition"
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"beautiful building"
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"modern art"
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"rainy day"
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"two hours"
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"old town"
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"centuries"
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"fountain"
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So underrated! Near Tívoli Park, the two buildings are connected by a beautiful glass atrium housing the original Robba fountain. The museum is just the right size to enjoy in a few hours and laid out chronologically. I really enjoyed the the permanent collection, experiencing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in a beautiful building, the National Gallery of Slovenia is an excellent museum. It has a remarkable collection of paintings from Slovenia and nearby areas (e.g. Trieste). Currently there is an exhibition of a female painter, Ivana Kobilca, which is not frequently showcased in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Gallery for the Ivana Kobilca tour all conducted in English. It’s every Sunday at 10 a.m. in August. It was highly instructive and I definitely learned a lot on this painter that I knew very little about! Needless to say her...More

Thank Sean T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visit was nice, we liked the Ivana Kobilca exhibition a lot! Her paintings are absolutely beautiful and she's had an interesting life. The coffee place was a lovely pause afterwards, coffee and cake were very nice.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to the National Gallery for the new Ivana Kobilca exhibition. It definitely is a must-see. I loved the display of the exhibition and appreciated the fact that everything was translated in English. I particularly admired the painting called “Kofetarica” (the old woman drinking...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Gallery is a beautiful building, inside and out. I was definitely impressed and enjoyed my visit. It’s not far from the city center and definitely worth a visit. For all the Instagram fans out there… I got some beautiful shots!

Thank Kristina F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A well maintained art museum covering the art of Slovenia from the late medieval period to the present. Staffed with local art student who are skilled with good language capabilities and a true desire to help as well as share their knowledge. It was a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed my visit to the National Gallery, which was spacious and well laid out with excellent wheelchair access. Very pleasant lady at the reception desk. Some lovely artworks on display. Very interesting indeed.

Thank Steven G
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Entrance is 7 euros but the permanent and temporary exhibitions were included with my 3 day Ljubljana card. The interior is as impressive as the outside with the original Robba Fountain being the star attraction on the ground floor. Icons, portraits and landscapes of Slovenian...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2018

Before our visit to Ljubljana we had never heard of Ivana Kobilca. However, a poster and a promotional magazine caught our eye. We were not disappointed. Ivana Kobilca was a very versatile and widely travelled painter who displayed extraordinary talent. We were impressed with the...More

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NarodnaGalerija, Responsable relations publiques at National Gallery (Narodna Galerija), responded to this reviewResponded July 3, 2018

Thank you for your review. We’re glad you enjoyed the new Ivana Kobilca exhibition! Best, Helene

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