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Activities in other locations2019-01-14T11:11:43+02:00

Activities in other locations

Workshops at your school

In wintertime, as the Technical Museum of Slovenia in Bistra is closed due to its unheated exhibition areas, it is possible to arrange our workshops at your school, by a prior agreement.
We prepared a diverse selection of workshops for school groups, all of them adapted to various age groups and school curricula.
Students can weave a bracelet, test their skills with thread and needle, make a kaleidoscope, a ballerina, measure the height of a chosen object with a measuring device, or test how far a paper flying wing plane can glide…

Below are some suggestions for the workshops. By prior arrangement we can also perform all other workshops that are not limited to our location:

Workshop Class/ Grade
Duration (min) Price (€)/person

World of spinning tops

1.-5. 45 1,00

Making of dragonfly

1.-6. 45 1,00

Parachutist

2.-5. 45 1,00

Woodpecker

4.-9. 45 1,00

Roman abacus

5.-9. 60 1,50

Beehive panels

4.-6. 45 1,00

Making of a kaleidoscope

4.-6. 45 1,50

Making of depron airplane

4.-7. 30 1,00

Weaving workshop

4.-9. 45 1,00

Thread graphics

4.-9. 45 1,00

Platonic Solids

4.-9. 45 1,00

Make your own footstool

6.-9. 90 5,00

Making of balsa dragonfly

7.-9. 60 1,50

Making of balsa airplane

7.-9. 75 1,50

Making of a measuring device

8.-9. 45 1,00

Other workshops organised at the museum can also be carried out.

All additional information at +386 1 750 66 72 or at programi@tms.si

F: Ana Katarina Ziherl

A visit to the Technical Museum of Slovenia and the Vrhnika municipal utility company

The Technical Museum of Slovenia and the Vrhnika municipal utility company are inviting you to visit the Forestry, Woodworking and Hunting collections as well as water turbines and the collection centre for household waste, waste sorting, composting facility, and the wastewater treatment plant.

A guided tour of each institution (Technological Museum of Slovenia in Bistra and the Vrhnika municipal utility company) is two hours each. The visits are thematic and focus on the meaning of forests, water sources, biodiversity, and the rational of waste treatment (waste segregation, their treatment at the collection centre, technologies of waste disposal, and how the wastewater treatment plant works).

The price of a combined ticket, which includes a visit and guided tours of both institutions, is € 5,00 per person (with a minimum of 20 persons per group).

You can start your visit at the Bistra complex, a former monastery and today one of the largest museums in Slovenia, on the brink of the Ljubljana marshes, and continue to the municipal company, or in the reverse order.

The combined visit is intended for students of the first two triads of primary school.

Reservations must be made at least a week prior to visit at programi@tms.si, +386 1 750 66 72, + 38641 957 146 ordepo@kpv.si, +386 41 777 385.

We are inviting you to spend an interesting and insightful day of activities in our company.
We are looking forward to your visit.

More information…
F: Blaž Zupančič

A combined visit of TMS and the Park of Military History

Would you like your students to learn about the variety of technical heritage?

In collaboration with the Park of Military History we are offering for the new school year a visit of the Technical Museum of Slovenia and its collections (Traffic, Water, Animal, Steam engines), and a visit to the Park of Military History and its Collection of the Military Vehicles and 20th-century technologies.

A visit of an individual museum (Technical Museum of Slovenia in Bistra and the Park of Military History in Pivka) is two hours each- Guided tours are thematic and focus on various means of transport and the development and usage of vehicles through history. Your visit can be complemented with lunch at the Canteen Pivka (prices € 3.00 to 7,00 per person). The visit is suitable for the third triad of primary school.

Price of the combined ticket, which includes access to both museums and guided tours is € 8,00 per person (for Bistra only is € 3,50 per person). Visiting the interior of the submarine in the Park of Military History is extra and costs € 2,50.

You can start your visit at the Bistra complex, a former monastery and today one of the largest museums in Slovenia, on the brink of the Ljubljana marshes, and continue in Pivka, or in the reverse order.

Both museums are custodians of many fascinating artefacts that hold a lot of history and stories, which our guides will be happy to reveal to the interested public.

Groups must arrange their reservation at least a week before their visit at programi@tms.si, +386 1 750 66 72, +386 41 957 146 or at info@parkvojaskezgodovine.si, +386 31 775 002.

Looking forward to your visit!

More information…
F: Jaka Blasutto

Visiting the IMV in Drgančevje

We are inviting you to include in your school and university curricula a visit and discovery of the development of the automotive and caravan industry in Lower Carniola. The museum collection is situated in Drgančevje in Novo Mesto. The collection was established by the Society of Friends of the IMV, in collaboration with the TMS and numerous partners, sponsors and supporters.

The collection is a point of interest for its visitors and business partners from Slovenia and abroad. Museum experts agree that the IMV Museum Collection is both of local and national importance. It displays the history of the automotive and caravan industry in Lower Carniola, which had a dominant effect on life in the region, and still to this day influences the economy and symbolises an industrial success in Slovenia and all over the world.

Visits to the museum collections are 90 minutes long. We are certain that in that time visitors will become well accustomed to the development of the automotive and caravan industry in Lower Carniola. In the future, individual groups will be able to have a more in-depth expert view into the cars and caravans, while we can already prepare a course at the museum.

Museum collection is open to visitors every Saturday in between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. Group visits are possible during week time as well, but reservations must be made ahead through Mr. Vojko Grobovšek, on +386 31 819 988.

F: arhiv TMS