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Museum of the Slovak National Uprising

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Very worth a visit, doesn't take long

This museum has a nicely presented collection with labels in both Slovak and English. The park... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2018
AndyMK47
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Very interesting and informative.

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

Reviewed 7 October 2018
JWOzBalmain
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

This museum has a nicely presented collection with labels in both Slovak and English. The park outside has a number of preserved vehicles, and inside is a few floors of displays and signs. 30 minutes to an hour should be adequate to take everything in....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AndyMK47
Reviewed 7 October 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FandP44
Reviewed 14 July 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Steve L
Reviewed 30 March 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 1 November 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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Vihren M
Reviewed 30 October 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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank RudoP7
Reviewed 1 October 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 25 September 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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank LarryT572
Reviewed 21 September 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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