Museum of Slovak National Uprising

The Museum of Slovak National Uprising is a significant cultural institution located in Banská Bystrica, Slovakia. The museum was founded in 1949 to commemorate the Slovak National Uprising against Nazi occupation during World War II. It has since become one of the most important museums in Slovakia and attracts visitors from all over the world.

The museum’s exhibitions include historical artifacts, documents, and photographs that tell the story of this important event. Visitors can see weapons used by resistance fighters, as well as personal belongings of those who fought against oppression. In addition to its permanent collection, the museum also hosts temporary exhibitions on topics related to Slovak history and culture.

One of the highlights of a visit to this museum is its unique location within a former military barracks that were used during World War II. The building itself serves as an important piece of history and adds to the overall experience for visitors.

Walking through the halls of this powerful institution is an incredibly moving experience that leaves one with a deep appreciation for those who fought for their rights and freedoms. The Museum of Slovak National Uprising serves as a reminder that even in our darkest moments, we have within us an unbreakable spirit that can overcome any obstacle.

Read what others share about their experience

  • The Richie Reel
    3 months ago
    We quite enjoyed this museum, was quite small but informative. Unfortunately you do have to pay to...
  • Matt Smith
    6 months ago
    A great museum with helpful staff. All exhibits available in English as well as Slovak. I would...
  • T Ryan
    8 months ago
    Really glad we found this museum. The outdoor war machines are great to stroll around. The museum...
  • Maros C
    9 months ago
    I love this place. I was here many times. This place is big part of Slovak history. There is...
  • Paul Heller
    10 months ago
    Very nicely done museum on the Slovak National Uprising, with various exhibits on Nazism and how the...

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