Culture and History

Model of a Roman house in Tolmin museum

Discover the towns, museums, open-air museums, memorial exhibitions, collections and monuments!

Kobarid museum
Kobarid museum

A must see Kobarid museum is dedicated to the experience of the area in the WW1. It was nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) and was awarded the Council of Europe Museum Prize. Just nearby there is  Walk of Peace Information Centre where you will be offered all necessary information about the Walk of Peace and the heritage of the Isonzo Front with a permanent photography exhibition and multimedia exhibitions.
http://www.kobariski-muzej.si/eng/
http://www.potmiru.si/eng/

Tolmin museum
Tolmin museum

Visit Tolmin museum and the foundations of the Roman house in Most na Soči, the memorial exhibitions of Simon Gregorčič in Vrsno, of Ciril Kosmač in Slap pri Idrijci and of Simon Rutar in Krn village, the ethnological collections in the TNP (Triglav National Park) Lodge in Trenta, in the town core of Breginj and in Robidišče, the wooden granary in Pečine and the German Charnel at the confluence of the Soča and Tolminka rivers.
For more info visit: http://www.tol-muzej.si/?lang=en

Take a day trip towards and direction and explore old villages (such as Robidišče or Logje) and meet the past face to face.

Cheese making museum in Kobarid is also educational and a must see option, especially for Tolmin cheese lovers.

Trenta visitor centre - Triglav national park lodge
Trenta visitor centre - Triglav national park lodge

More fan of a natural heritage? Trenta visitor Centre in Trenta valley with its multi-vision presentation of the Triglav National Park, exhibition on animate and inanimate nature, cultural landscape, man and nature and other installations is another must see.
For more infor visit: http://www.tnp.si/national_park/

A good escape expecially in a bed alpine weather is also a trip across the border to one of many historical midival towns across the border, such as Cividale del Friuli, Udine, Palmanova or even Venice is just 2,5 hours away.