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Small, memorable in peaceful park

Historians preserved an old side building in Begunje. It is part of a castle (now a hospital) in... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Miha P
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Maribor, Slovenia
A small but very moving museum

This museum is part a castle that served as a gestapo prison during the time of Nazi occupation... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
lesleyrosemary
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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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27 Oct 2017
“Small, memorable in peaceful park”
6 Jun 2017
“A small but very moving museum”
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Begunje na Gorenjskem 55, Begunje na Gorenjskem 4275, Slovenia
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

If you speak neither German nor Slovenian most of the wall displays - wartime posters announcing the execution of prisoners - will mean little. Similarly the slovenian renditions of the haunting scratchings found on the walls will pass you by. There are some English translations...More

1  Thank Alasdair R
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Historians preserved an old side building in Begunje. It is part of a castle (now a hospital) in bigger park. You can find two pavilions by Plečnik and preserved cemetery of hostages. More impressive is museum with preserved cells. Many people spent their last part...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This museum is part a castle that served as a gestapo prison during the time of Nazi occupation. The building has been used as a psychiatric hospital since 1952. The museum consists of former prison cells that were used to detain Partisans and their supporters...More

Thank lesleyrosemary
Reviewed 3 August 2016

If you speak neither German nor Slovenian most of the wall displays - wartime posters announcing the execution of prisoners - will mean little. Similarly the slovenian renditions of the haunting scratchings found on the walls will pass you by. There are some English translations...More

1  Thank Alasdair R
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This is the most shocking museum i have ever visited, and i recommend it. I cried through all of it, but it was worth it. It leaves you with no words. My recommendation is to put a translation to few languages of inscribings on walls...More

Thank Ana K
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