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Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO)

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Fine and not crowded

It is not complicated to find this castle in the eastern part of Ljubljana. Building is near the... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
Miha P
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Maribor, Slovenia
Only if you pass by ...

Positive points: - at the time of our visit, one of the exhibitions was about "The Century of the... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2015
AndreF
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Belgium, Europe
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7 Oct 2017
“Waste of time”
1 Sep 2016
“Fine and not crowded”
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The Architecture Museum of Ljubljana is Slovenia's central institution for architecture, town planning, industrial and graphic design, and photography. The museum's departments for Historical Architecture in Slovenia, Contemporary Slovenian...more
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Grad Fuzine | Pot na Fuzine 2, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Really sad after visiting the MAO today, had high expectations, but ended in "this is it?". Saw better exibitions made by high schools. I cannot recomend it.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

It is not complicated to find this castle in the eastern part of Ljubljana. Building is near the highway (exit Fužine), near the pathway of remembrance and easily reachable by public transport – line 20 or 22, last stop. For drivers they have free parking...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Miha P
MAO_Slovenia, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO), responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you Miha!

Reviewed 19 October 2015

Positive points: - at the time of our visit, one of the exhibitions was about "The Century of the Poster" and was interesting (no guide available but all key explanations in English). - the building (small castle) itself, boarding the Ljubija river, is cute. However,...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank AndreF
MAO_Slovenia, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO), responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Andre, thank you! Although we are a bit far from the downtown, going to Fužine makes a pleasant trip for an afternoon. We are easily reachable from the highway (exit Fužine) and by public transport. If you're coming from the city centre, you should take...More

Reviewed 15 July 2015

Visited on a Friday with a group of friends and we took a car there. No parking problems at all. We saw a poster exhibition and even though there was no scheduled guided tour, they gave as an impromptu one. Was very informative and the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank FilipaTP
Reviewed 13 July 2015

A friend recommended this design and architecture museum that is located a short bus ride from the city center. It is housed in a real castle. A castle! There was a guided tour in progress but it was in Slovene, so the friendly lady at...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Walter W
Reviewed 27 October 2014

I've been in other museums of architectire and design and had good expectations about this one. The travel guide said wonderful things about this museum, but it was a tremedous disappointment. Besides being far away from the city, there is nothing in this museum that...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank David_R_Silva
Reviewed 15 October 2014

We visited the museum as it is currently hosting the BIO exhibition. The museum has an interesting fit out with ramshackle parts left exposed. Parking was a little difficult and the museum is outside the city centre but we thoroughly enjoyed our stop there.

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank JandAKiss
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