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


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.

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 [...]

Every first Sunday of the month you are warmly welcome to join public guided tour of the Museum of Post and Telecommunications in Polhov Gradec (in Slovene language). Join us by purchasing a museum ticket.

Demonstration of horseshoe-forging

8. March @ 13:00 - 18:00

From 13.00 until 18.00  we will show you demonstration of horseshoe-forging. The farrier will introduce the visitors to the entire procedure of horseshoe making. He first heats a bar of iron in a soft-coal fireplace, and raises the temperature by blowing air with the use of bellows. By using sledges he hammers the heated bar [...]

Guided tour for families

8. March @ 15:00 - 16:00

Every second Sunday of the month we invite you at 15:00 to the Museum of Post and Telecommunications in Polhov Gradec for a guided tour for families. Children, parents, grandfathers and grandmothers will discover the history of post and telecommunications in a fun, playful and informative way. We will present the time, when we are eagerly waited [...]

Student’s week in TMS and MPT

10. March @ 08:00 - 15. March @ 19:00

From 10. 3. to 15. 3. 2020 free entrance for students to Technical Museum of Slovenia (Bistra near Vrhnika) and Museum of Post and Telecommunications (Polhov Gradec). Technical Museum of Slovenia will be open from Tuesday until Friday in between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., and on Saturday and Sunday in between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. [...]

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 MPT for seniors

15. March @ 15:00 - 16:00

Every third Sunday of the month we invite seniors at 15.00 to the Museum of Post and Telecommunications on a guided tour of the Museum's collections. We will present you the history of post and telecommunications and the Polhov Gradec Manor. We will share stories about the time when we were eager to wait for [...]

Woodcutting workshop

21. March @ 10:00 - 13:00

We would like to invite you to the Technical museum of Slovenia in Bistra near Vrhnika to participate in our Woodcutting workshop. You will learn how to draw a motif, then you will cut it out of wood and at the end you will smooth out the surface of you product and wax it or apply linen [...]

Bread baking workshop

21. March @ 10:00 - 14:00

On Saturday, March 21st, we kindly invite you to the Technical Museum of Slovenia in Bistra near Vrhnika to a bread baking workshop. Mentor will teach the participants the whole process of the old way of baking bread, from kneading dough to baking bread in an old fashioned oven. Each participant will be able to [...]

On Sunday, March 22nd, we would like to invite families to the Technical Museum of Slovenia in Bistra near Vrhnika from 10.00 to 14.00 to a children's workshop ''Mysterious Moon''. The workshop is suitable for children of 5–10 years of age. Younger children may participate with the help of adults. You may join the workshop by purchasing [...]

Get to know the life and work of the compatriot Jurij Vega, the most prominent representative of the mathematical and natural sciences of the Slovenian genus. The demonstration takes place on wooden models of physical devices, which were made according to the illustrations of Veg's textbook Vorlesungen über die Mathematik. Models were created on [...]

Days of Metrology

31. March @ 09:00 - 3. April @ 13:00

Days of Metrology will be held from Tuesday, 31. 3., to Friday, 3. 4. 2020, from 9.00 to 13.00. Metrology is the science that is present everywhere in everyday life. All students, starting in first grade and all the way to young researchers in postgraduate study programs, confront with it every day. Through the workshops [...]