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Eco-museum of the Pivka intermittent lakes

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Insight into a Karst phenomenon

Pivka intermittent lakes are somehow forgotten in Slovenian Kars region. There are some more... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Nejo J
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Litija, Slovenia
A fascinating insight.

We were lucky enough to be guided round this museum by one of founders Erika Kovačič. The museum is... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2015
Colin696
,
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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10 Apr 2017
“Insight into a Karst phenomenon”
19 Feb 2017
“Suitable for children.”
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Pivka intermittent lakes are somehow forgotten in Slovenian Kars region. There are some more popular Karst phenomena in the vicinity (Cerkniško jezero, Škocjanske jame ...) so this precious natural complex of 16 intermittent lakes is less known, but definitely worth visiting. Complex Karstic hydrology is...More

Thank Nejo J
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The museum is great for kind, but can get a bit boring for adults. The museum provides a map of the whole Pivka municipality, but lacks a more detailed map of the paths around the intermittent lakes, which would be great to have, when you...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We were lucky enough to be guided round this museum by one of founders Erika Kovačič. The museum is child friendly and gives an insight into the ecology of this amazing and diverse area without overwhelming with science.

Thank Colin696
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Ecomuseum of the Seasonal Lakes of Pivka is a new museum. Its not a "traditional" museum, you are allowed to touch things, so you can feel them, smell them. It is a great interpretation of how Karst is built and how it works with its...More

3  Thank Wunderlustxy
Reviewed 20 November 2013

What a great place to learn about our environment. What better place than somewhere as vibrant and beautiful as Slovenia :) When you first walk in the Eco-Museum you get a real "homey" feeling, its warm and inviting. As you progress through the museum you...More

1  Thank Peter T
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