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Nice museum in a nice village

The museum shows many nice examples of iron craftworks, unfortunately most of the descriptions are... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
andreacX7484KF
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Cercivento, Italy
a piece of history

it is nice to visit that village to see how life used to be and all about iron forging. Small... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2016
izif_37
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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31 Aug 2017
“Waste of time and money”
3 Nov 2016
“Nice museum in a nice village”
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

If you don't know the local language don't come. For us it was A waste of time and money. We were very disappointed.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank NetaL34
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The museum shows many nice examples of iron craftworks, unfortunately most of the descriptions are only in slovenian... There's a souvenir shop on the groundfloor. Take your time for having a walk in the village (no more than 30 minutes), here it seems that time...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

it is nice to visit that village to see how life used to be and all about iron forging. Small museum, lovely restored old house.... The village can be visited on a less travelled road between Radovljica (Bled) and Železniki, Škofj loka...

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank izif_37
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I came to the museum but everything was in slovenian so it was almost impossible to learn about yhe culture of this city through the museum. Around the river you can find signs that teach you about the city, the iron forging and important people...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank tomerm668
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Good tour guide in The Nail Museum - our town guide was like 5th generation to live in her home. Very interesting stop.

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 2 November 2015

Make a reservation and ask for a local guide. Museum is in the center of the big village and you need to climb to several floors to see all collections. Some models are interesting and original tools for blacksmith, too. This visit can be average...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Miha P
Reviewed 18 September 2015

We went there with 2 young girls that saw a lot of the beauty of Slovenia - rivers, lakes. lush green areas, caves. At the end of the tour in Slovenia I asked my 9 years old granddaughter what did she like the best in...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank nadi O o
Reviewed 31 May 2015

I can't believe that this location would be on anyone's bucket list for Slovenia. The town used to manufacture nails, and the protracted visit emphasized how incredibly hard life had been for the workers. Grand Circle Travel allotted far too much time to Lake Bled...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank CSR_NJ
Reviewed 12 December 2014

I highly recommend a visit to both the town of Kropa and this very interesting museum. Having a local guide through the museum is a necessity to help you make sense of the history of this region. The town of Kropa is charming with old...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Retirada
Reviewed 26 October 2014

We went with our WOOF host to Kropa to see the museum there and we had a great time. The museum there is run by a great lady that has lived in the village of Kropa for some time and was very nice and knowledgeable....More

Date of experience: October 2014
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