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.

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.

Prešeren’s day in TMS and MPT

8. February @ 09:00 - 17:00

On Saturday, 8th of February 2020, we invite you to visit the Technical museum of Slovenia and Museum of post and telecommunications. The Technical museum of Slovenia will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m and the Museum of post and telecommunications will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The doors of [...]

Guided tour for families

9. February @ 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 [...]

Guided tour of MPT for seniors

16. February @ 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 [...]

School vacations workshops for kids

18. February @ 10:00 - 21. February @ 13:00

During the school holidays, from Tuesday, 18th February, until Friday, 21st February, 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 [...]

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 [...]

Bread baking workshop

7. March @ 10:00 - 14:00

On Saturday, March 7th, 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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

We will present you the selected museum exhibits in the field of electrical engineering and the design of the renewed electrical department, where we set up a new exhibition Caution, electricity! At the exhibition you will learn about the history of electrification in Slovenia and everything about the basics of electricity. In addition to the [...]