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EVENTS – All events2018-12-03T13:28:32+02:00

Events

In our museums visitors can attend several workshops and demonstrations, through which they can truly experience the technical spirit of the past. All our events you will find in Event calendar.

With prior arrangement, we can organize workshops and demonstrations for groups outside of our schedule.

Sourdough bread workshop

25. April @ 10:00 - 14:00

On Saturday, April 25th, we kindly invite you to the Technical Museum of Slovenia in Bistra near Vrhnika to a sourdough bread workshop. Mentor will teach the participants the whole process of the old way of baking sourdough bread. Each participant will make his own Pizza Margherita (that we will eat for lunch). The workshop [...]

The main focus of the exhibition is on the presentation of the mechanical workshop from Rožna dolina (Ljubljana). The importance of this mechanical workshop for the Slovenian technical legacy is represented by the activities of three generations of the Kunaver family, which successfully followed the trends and development of engineering at home and abroad. Moreover [...]

School vacations workshops for kids

28. April @ 10:00 - 2. May @ 13:00

During the school holidays, from Tuesday, 28th April, until Saturday, 2nd May, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. we invite the youngest visitors to join us for themed activities. We will make post horns and stamps and play board games, specially prepared for the museum by the students of the Faculty of Natural Sciences and [...]

Hand making of toothpicks

17. May @ 14:00 - 18:00

Between 2pm and 6pm, we invite you to view demonstration  of handmade toothpicks. Once upon a time the making of toothpicks was divided into several tasks: some cut sticks into stakes, others split thin slats, others sharpened them with a knife on each side and then tied them . Sunday events can be viewed by [...]

Restoration workshop

23. May @ 10:00 - 13:00

Each participant brings along a small and simple object that requires restoration so that they will be able to put their acquired knowledge to practice. The museum restoration technician first gives an introduction of the museum restoration and conservation ethics. Together with the participants he determines the state of the objects that participants brought along. [...]

Crochet workshop

30. May @ 10:00 - 13:00

Crochet is a type of handicraft, a game for our fingers, imagination and brain. It is convenient and easy enough for people of all ages. It brings relaxation, increased patience and ultimately a sense of satisfaction when looking at your own useful and beautiful products. At the three-hour workshop participants learn basic crochet techniques. Date: [...]

Motorized Past

2. June @ 09:00 - 5. June @ 13:00

Demonstration will be presented by Silvo Čemažar every day from Tuesday, 2. 6., to Friday, 5. 6., from 9.00 to 13.00 and on Sunday, 5. 6. 2020, from 14.00 to 18.00.  

Motorized Past

7. June @ 14:00 - 18:00

Demonstration will be presented by Silvo Čemažar every day from Tuesday, 2. 6., to Friday, 5. 6., from 9.00 to 13.00 and on Sunday, 5. 6. 2020, from 14.00 to 18.00.  

Public art history guided tour

14. June @ 16:00 - 17:00

The guide gives the visitors a more detailed presentation of life and work of Carthusian monks as well as the architecture of the old Carthusian monastery. The visitors can see the little cloister, appreciate the architecture of the buildings and the Chapel of St. Joseph. You can join the guided tour with the purchase of [...]

The experiments of inventor Nikola Tesla, presented by the demonstrator on functioning exhibits encompass a very interesting and appealing part of the Electrical Engineering collection. The group is initially presented with a short biography of Nikola Tesla and afterwards witnesses the functioning of the following devices accompanied by the demonstrator’s explanation: • direct current engine, [...]

Guided tour of the permanent collections

5. July @ 16:00 - 17:30
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One event on 05.07.2020 at 16:00

One event on 02.08.2020 at 16:00

We will present selected rich museum collections in the fields of transport, forestry, woodworking, hunting, fishing, agriculture, electrical engineering, textiles and printing, and occasional exhibitions. Among other things, you will see rare specimens of prestigious limos with high technical and historical value, served by President Tito, the oldest preserved car in Slovenia, a rich collection [...]

Guided tour of the permanent collections

5. July @ 16:00 - 17:00
|Recurring Event (See all)

We will present selected rich museum collections in the fields of transport, forestry, woodworking, hunting, fishing, agriculture, electrical engineering, textiles and printing, and occasional exhibitions. Among other things, you will see rare specimens of prestigious limos with high technical and historical value, served by President Tito, the oldest preserved car in Slovenia, a rich collection [...]