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Park vojaske zgodovine Pivka

Kolodvorska cesta 51 | Pivka, Pivka 6257, Slovenia
+386 31 775 002
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We planned our yearly trip to the Balkans with visiting this museum on the way home. It was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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The Park of Military History Pivka is a museum and experience center providing its visitors with a unique insight into the rich military and historical heritage of this strategically very important part of Slovenia. The Park hosts one of the biggest tank-artillery collection in this part of Europe. Aside from the tanks, field guns and other armored vehicles from the second half of the 20th century, we also put on display a collection of the military aircrafts together with the helicopter Gazelle T0-001 Velenje, which supplement the museum contents. Nevertheless, the most attractive exhibit piece for our visitors is still the sabotage submarine P-913 Zeta, since they can also see its interior and experience the secret world of the submariners. With its exhibition The Road to Independence, the Park of Military History was also the first to chronologically and systematicly display the process of gaining independence in the Republic of Slovenia and the break-up of the former Yugoslavia. This topic is also illustrated with the display of armored and other vehicles that participated in the Slovenian war for independence in 1991.
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Kolodvorska cesta 51 | Pivka, Pivka 6257, Slovenia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We planned our yearly trip to the Balkans with visiting this museum on the way home. It was absolutely fantastic. This museum houses tons of vehicles, arms and smaller displays not to mention an entire technical depot where you can find rows of machinery, computers...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are visiting Postojna Cave,Predjamski Grad and truly interesting for Slovenian History you have to visit this great Museum. Museum is the only one that kind in the country. Guides are passioned and very proffesional and wanted to give you all of the replies...More

Thank Štefan R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were tempted to visit the site for a long time. Buildings of museum are highly visible when you travel from Postojna to Rupa border crossing to Croatia. Finally found time slot for visit. We were allowed to enter museum premises with our dog. Staff...More

Thank Thomasero
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Good arranged a lot of weapons , tanksand planes... BUT big minus...because you cannot go inside to no exponate... how to explain this to kids? Also for seeing submarine better to reserved ot in infront...we didnt know so wex couldnt see submarine... big disapointment...More

Thank Dejan G
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Park vojaške z, Guest Relations Manager at Park vojaske zgodovine Pivka, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Dear Mr. Dejan! We are sorry that our museum didn't meet you expectations; however we would like to emphasize that museum exhibits have restricted access because of their protection and protection of visitors. This is also the main reason that they are in the museum....More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

As I'm not at all interested in military history, I didn't have big expectations. But I was positively surprised. If you like tanks and canons, you will enjoy yourself. If you are interested in engineering you will enjoy yourself. But even if you're not into...More

Thank TamVal
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We were very pleasantly surprised despite the wind and the weather is a museum worth seeing. Very nice shop and buffet. Take a look at the submarine. Suitable for children. The guides are very enthusiastic

Thank Tatjana M
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

So much to see and do, my only regret is not having longer to visit. I took my eldest son for a whirlwind tour of the museum at the end of a long day. My only complaint is that there was so many wonderfully put...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

I was surprised by the content of this museum on many levels. Firstly - it has 3 "eras". Post-Stalin split (1950s) which is full of American and British machinery, Soviet-Yugoslav era (1960-1980s) with interesting details about lives of conscripts, cold war mentality with pro-Yugoslav propaganda/education,...More

Thank Kritik S
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few years ago, and have been folowing all the upgrades done to this place on FB. As I was traveling trough Pivka anyway it would have been a shame not to go. The work done is incredible. The whole complex...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

I came with my son, who loves military museums. This museum was very interesting, well organized. Impressive collection of tanks, planes, arms, and telling the history of the Yugoslav and Slovenian army in in modern, interactive high standart exhibitions. Part of it in the renovated...More

Thank Noam L
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