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Museum of the Slovak National Uprising

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Very interesting and informative.

As English speakers, we couldn’t understand a lot of the written explanations. However, there was... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
JWOzBalmain
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Sydney, Australia
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Excellent museum - interesting for all nationalities

This museum should not be missed if you're in the area. It has a fascinating display of artefacts... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
FandP44
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Kapitulska 23, Banska Bystrica 974 01, Slovakia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 12, 2014

This isn't really a part of the world that most tourists see. Sure there is a bit of tourism but it's not really a huge money maker as it would be in more popular destinations. As such, funding for certain projects is lower than what...More

2  Thank theswissmister
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Reviewed October 1, 2014

An unusual building which is almost moden art. A huge sculpture in the centre of tjhe two main buildings is in harrowing detail of the uprising depicting trampled bodies whih could be upsetting for children. The museum itself is very dated and not easy to...More

2  Thank SurreyGirl27
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

As English speakers, we couldn’t understand a lot of the written explanations. However, there was still enough for us to learn much fascinating political history of Europe between the two world wars. The explanations seemed honest and informative. There were also many displays of uniforms,...More

Thank JWOzBalmain
Reviewed August 22, 2018

This museum should not be missed if you're in the area. It has a fascinating display of artefacts from World War I and II, especially from the Slovak National Uprising when the partisans and Jews fought back against the Nazis in 1944.

Thank FandP44
Reviewed July 14, 2018

If you are in the area then do visit, the museum gives you a good history of the area and Slovakia's part in the 2nd world war, very interesting, with English translations, lots of exhibits and info screens, also outside moving memorial and tanks and...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

Very nice museum, you learn a lot about the war. They have all samples of the items from the second world war. You have to visit if you are in town

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

It is the Museum of the Slovak National Uprising (SNP). The museum specialises in documenting the development of the Slovak society in the wartime years 1938 – 1945. The building is symbolically divided into two parts linked by a bridge.

Thank Vihren M
Reviewed October 30, 2017

This museum is the most attractive museum the Slovak National Uprising in 1944 and WWII in Slovakia, and definitely one of the most beautiful in Europe. Slovak National Uprising cost our nation many lives, this is to document our heroes and efforts in fights against...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

You will learn a lot about World War II while visiting this museum. Not so good for small children, graphic photos from holocaust.

1  Thank ivanatur
Reviewed September 24, 2017

This museum did a wonderful job presenting the history of WWII in Slovakia. Three floors of memorabilia and videos. Signs in both Slovak and English. We planned on just a brief visit and ended up there for 90 minutes, and could have stayed longer. Outside...More

Thank LarryT572
Reviewed September 20, 2017

A short 3 to 5 minutes walk away from the center of Banska Bystrica's Old Town is this military museum which houses the memorabilia of the Slovak National Uprising during the 2nd World War. Admission to the museum itself is not free, however, you would...More

Thank gurufvg
Reviewed September 1, 2017

A MUST visit in Banska Bystrica !! Good display and great exhibition of historical artifacts and events. Very interesting building and very beautiful.

Thank Shlomi T
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