Pivka Park of Military History, Pivka

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#2 of 9 in Museums in Inner Carniola Region
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At Pivka Park of Military History, you'll see one of the largest and most diverse collections of military history in Europe. Established in the 2000s, the collections occupy abandoned army barracks and preserve military history of Slovenia, Pivka region, and European technical and political heritage. Use our Pivka day trip tool to arrange your visit to Pivka Park of Military History and other attractions in Pivka.
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  • Not being a militant person I welcomed the initiative to visit this museum. Its content is as militaristic as well as historic, maybe even more so. I would recommend the visit of the submarine and...  more »
  • The people that work there are very professional and super nice. Interesting exhibitions for elderly people and young kids as well. The prices are cheap in comparison to other museums.  more »
  • I'm usually not very interested in war and weapons, but went there beacause I believe that museum is only place where weapons should be :) I was impressed by size and number of exhibits in this...  more »
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  • Huge complex filled with military items. From handgun till tank, and plane. Very interesting! Once a year they have open doors with numerous activities. You can hold guns, enter tanks... Even submarine...
  • The best place to visit, if you come to Pivka. Great exibitions, a lot of thing to see. Very nice and professional people!
  • Best war museum in Slovenia. Tanks, planes, artilelery, Guns, gas masks, uniforms and even a submarine. WW2 exposition is good, even 88 mm flack gun. Interesting exposition about Slovenian war history in Yugoslavia and war for independance. Kind staff and lots of merchandise.
  • Fun for adults and kids. Interesting history lesson, flight simulator, submarine experience, you name it. Unbelievably friendly and informative staff. Definitely worth a visit!
  • If you are interested in military equipment from the second world war, you will love this place. They have a better than you expect selection of WW2 tanks and self propelled guns, small arms, recoiless rifles, anti tank guns and artillery. They also have a more modern exhibition that talks about Slovenia's independence along with the equipment used in that period. There is a small submarine tour also available that runs at specific times of the day in both English and Slovene.

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