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News archive: 2020

10. 6.


10. 6. 2020 The Coal mining museum of Slovenia in Velenje which was closed due to stop coronavirus spreading is now opened again. Underground tours are possible only on Fridays and Saturdays at 9.00, 12.00, 14.00. Exhibitions outside are opened from Tuesday to Saturday 8.30 – 16.30. Until further notice all tours are possible only with reservations made in advance. Payment is only possible cashless with cards. For reservations and checking museums capacity please call 031 752 418 or email Following health restrictions by the healthcare organizations that are still in use is obligatory. In the museum use of own facial mask is required. You can buy masks in our shop which are custom made for our museum. All visitors must consider social distancing (2m) personal hygiene and have to pay attention to the instructions by the staff. If you show any signs of illness please rearrange your visit as you will not be able to visit the museum. On Sundays and Mondays museum is closed.

9. 6.

Prepare yourself for an adventure like never before.

9. 6. 2020 Visit the Coal mining museum of Slovenia in Velenje, which is one of the most popular museums in Slovenia. Put on the miners boots for a short time, descent 160 m beneath the surface of the earth and go on an interesting journey into the once active mine tunnels of the mine Škale, which are now a part of the museum.

29. 4.

Opening hours in 2020 (Coronavirus)

29. 4. 2020 We would like to inform you that the Coal mining museum of Slovenia will be closed from 13th March until further notice (Prevention of Coronavirus). Good luck. Il Museo rimarrà chiuso da 13.3.2020 a 11.5.2020. En raison de travaux de coronavirus, le musée sera fermé du 13.3.2020 au 11.5.2020. Zbog preprečavanja koronovirusa Muzej bit će zatvoren od 13.3.2020 do 11.5.2020. Mузей закрыт от 13.3.2020 до 11.5.2020.

25. 2.

Underground adventure

25. 2. 2020 Welcome to the real UNDERGROUND ADVENTURE in the mine tunnels, 160 m below the surface! Please make a reservation for your visit! We have guided tours at 9.00, 12.00 and 14.00 for individual guests and families. Telephone number for information and booking +386 31 752 418. In our museum it is always nice weather.