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Allsaints mine in Hodrusa
City / Municipality: Hodruša - Hámre, District: Žarnovica
Region: Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)
Tourist location: Hont
Mountains: Štiavnica Mountains (Štiavnické vrchy)
The first written mention of the mine comes from 1378; however, it is likely to be more than 700 years old. It is a place where Hodruša mining started. Gold and silver ore had been exploited in this mine up to 1950. In old times the university professors of Mining Academy in Banská Štiavnica were speaking about its unique interior with honour, calling it a Schoolbook of Mining. In some underground passages visitors can perceive the atmosphere of the place on their own. Those are places where old miners used to work. ...

Andy Warholl
City / Municipality: Medzilaborce, District: Medzilaborce
Region: Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj)
Tourist location: Zemplín - Upper Zemplín (Horný Zemplín)
Mountains: Laborec Highlands (Laborecká vrchovina)
Andy Warhol Museum of Modern Art in city Medzilaborce was founded in the year 1991 as the first one in the world dedicated to the personality of the King of pop-art. Today, the Museum is a specific trans-regional institution of the museum-gallery type, dealing mainly with current tendencies in contemporary art and especially the life and work of Andy Warhol.Conceptually, it maps, presents, and professionally showcases not just the life and works of Andy Warhol, but also current trends in visual arts and culture, the influence of the ethnic origin of the artist on his work, the ...

Berggericht – mineralogic exposition
City / Municipality: Banská Štiavnica, District: Banská Štiavnica
Region: Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)
Tourist location: Hont
Mountains: Štiavnica Mountains (Štiavnické vrchy)
The building of Berggericht with a rich history hides a valuable Mineralogical exhibition with more than four hundred minerals from the whole world. A short (75 m) and readily accessible mining tunnel Štôlňa Michal leads to its internal yard. The tunnel Michal is a good option in case of a short stay or families with children. Information centre can be found on the ground floor of the building.In the late 15th century, two stone townhouses used to stand at the place of today’s building placed in the north of Námestie ...

Burgher´s House
City / Municipality: Stará Ľubovňa, District: Stará Ľubovňa
Region: Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj)
Tourist location: Spiš
Mountains: Ľubovnianska vrchovina
Life of burgher in Stara Lubovna and city historydraws closer the life of the middle-class in Stara Lubovna. The furniture from 19th century era, antique things many of which are the gifts from old Lubovna offsprings, recently unveiled arch of perfectly saved black kitchen with kitchen utensils, the burgher’s study-room and bedroom as well as old photographs depicting life of Lubovna citizens and views on antique streets will surely bring the visitor back to not such a remote history of the town Stara Lubovna. ...

Danubiana Art Museum Slovakia
City / Municipality: Bratislava, District: Bratislava V
Region: Region Bratislava (Bratislavský kraj)
Tourist location: Bratislava and surroundings (Bratislava a okolie)
One of the most romatic modern art museums in Europe - the Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum - is located less than 20 km south of Bratislava.It was founded by the Dutch collector and patron of the arts Gerard Meulensteen and the Slovak gallerist Vincent Polakovič. Since its opening in 2000, the museum has arranged numerous exhibitions of leading figures of the Slovak, European and world art scene, including Joan Miró, Karel Appel, Sam Francis, Miroslav Cipár, Markus Prachensky, Ilona Kesserü Ilona, Rudolf Sikora, ...

Castle in Fiľakovo
City / Municipality: Fiľakovo, District: Lučenec
Region: Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)
Tourist location: Novohrad - Poiplie
Mountains: Cerová Highlands (Cerová vrchovina)
Franciscan Father K. König was the first who came with idea to establish the castle museum in 1941. He established the first Castle Commitee as well. The Commitee began to gather money to set up the institution and an entreaty was sent to the Hungarian National Museum in Budapest to make an archeological research of the area. The research started in 1944 under the conductorship of dr. János Kalmár. The world war stopped the process of establishing the museum and the research itself too.The first regional museum of ...

Guitar Museum
City / Municipality: Sobrance, District: Sobrance
Region: Region Košice (Košický kraj)
Tourist location: Zemplín - Lower Zemplín (Dolný Zemplín)
Guitar Museum is a unique exhibition - one of the few of its kind in the world. The "Guitar king" Janči Ferko from Sobrance in Slovakia has done something exceptional. In small town Sobrance he built a Guitar Museum that maps the complete development and production of electrophonic guitars in former Czechoslovakia after the Second World War. Today, there are 1200 exhibits in the museum. There are 200 guitars, keyboards, amplifiers and period exhibits, accessed for vistors at present time in the gallery.In continually ...

Hereditary Mining Tunnel Glanzenberg
City / Municipality: Banská Štiavnica, District: Banská Štiavnica
Region: Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)
Tourist location: Hont
Mountains: Štiavnica Mountains (Štiavnické vrchy)
Glanzenberg, meaning Sparkling Hill, isn’t just the name of a hill above the town.It’s also the name of a hereditary mining tunnel – one of the oldest in the Banská Štiavnica region.Hereditary mining tunnels were used for draining the tunnels. They were called “hereditary”, because they had been built by several generations of miners. The longest one was about 16 km long. For many years it used to be the longest underground tunnel of Europe.Hereditary mining tunnel Glanzenberg, drilled just several meters under the main road, got famous because of numerous rulers and emperors of Vienna court who had visited it. Plaques in their honour were installed in the tunnel. One of its interesting features includes ...

Museum SNP Nemecká
City / Municipality: Nemecká, District: Brezno
Region: Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)
Tourist location: Horehronie (Upper Hron River region / Horné Pohronie)
Exposure in the Ráztocká valley is administered by the Museum of the Slovak National Uprising. The new exhibition - Reprisals of Nazis and Shock Troops of Hlinka Guards in years 1944-1945 was made available in year 2003.The exhibition is devoted to one of the most tragic chapters of Slovak modern history - reprisals of nazis and their domestic collaborators - shock troops of Hlinka Guards and members of german nationality group. Murdering in village Nemecká, in the former limekiln, took place from 4th to 11th January ...

Memorial to Tokajík tragedy - 3
City / Municipality: Tokajík, District: Stropkov
Region: Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj)
Tourist location: Šariš
Mountains: Ondavská Highlands (Ondavská vrchovina)
Exposure of Museum of the Slovak National Uprising  called Fascist reprisals in eastern Slovakia is situated in the village Tokajík in northeastern Slovakia. Opposite the museum there is a memorial dedicated to the victims of fascist reprisals in village Tokajík, who were murdered at the burning down of the village on November 20, 1944.Source: 

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