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Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming, Bohinjsko Jezero

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Get an insight into the life of herdsmen in the Bohinj’s pastures in an authentic environment displaying artifacts, photos and other material. The Museum of Alpine Dairy Farming presents the story of herding and alpine dairy farming in Bohinj as a way of life and coexistence with nature in an alpine environment. This museum in Stara Fužina is located in a former village cheese making facility. In 1883 a cheese making plant was built in Stara Fužina in Bohinj, where cheese was produced until as late as 1967. On display at the museum is the original cheese making shop along with original cheese making tools, cheese vats and accessories, as well as objects used by the shepherds in their work in the mountain pastures. You can also see a wooden interior of a shepherd’s hut from the Zajamniki settlement, dating from 1849.
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  • Small but very nice museum about dairy farming in the area and the practices is still uses. Coming from a farm in the USA it is very different on how they take care of herds and cheesemaking is also.....  more
    Small but very nice museum about dairy farming in the area and the practices is still uses. Coming from a farm in the USA it is very different on how they take care of herds and cheesemaking is also.....  more »
  • Stopped in here as part of a large tour group. Having raised cows myself, I found the displays and photos very interesting. Informative information on life for those involved in this industry and the....  more
    Stopped in here as part of a large tour group. Having raised cows myself, I found the displays and photos very interesting. Informative information on life for those involved in this industry and the....  more »
  • Called in here as part of our tour. Lots of information, examples and displays all explained. A dying art that for a time looked lol being lost until there has been a bit of a resurgence due some... 
    Called in here as part of our tour. Lots of information, examples and displays all explained. A dying art that for a time looked lol being lost until there has been a bit of a resurgence due some...  more »
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  • A small but wonderful museum. Amazing to see how life in the mountains used to be.
  • An interesting little Museum giving an insight it how hard village and farmers lives were.
  • Nice museum full of interesting stories and exhibits about the shepherds hard life in Alpine area. Try to arrange the cheese tasting right next door to the museum
  • Little interesting museum about dairy production and his history in the Bohinjski zone. The guide was very kind!
  • Interesting museum about life and cheesemaking in the Slovenian Alps. Not cheap but quite worth it.

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