Exhibitions and Museums in Bratislava
Bratislava has dozens of museums, with different subject, in diverse size. The most significant ones are listed below here with their address and homepage when possible. They are usually open every day except Monday. With rare exceptions, opening hours are at least from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Slovak National Museum centres on natural history, zoological and archaeological exhibitions. There are also some interesting art and photo expositions and recently has increasingly invested in outstanding temporary exhibitions. Address: Vajanskeho nabrezie 2, Bratislava. Telephone: 00421-2/59349111. Website: www.snm.sk
Further museums in topics History, Science and Culture
External exhibitions of the National Museum:
Archaeology, Zizkova 12
History of Slovakia, Bratislava Castle
Jewish culture, Zidovska 17 (Closed on Saturdays, www.slovak-jewish-heritage.org)
Musical Instruments, Bratislava Castle
History of Bratislava is presented at the beautiful building of the city's museum on Primicialne nam. 1. www.muzeumbratislava.sk
This museum has also a number of specialised branches:
Clocks and timepieces, Zidovska 1 (Closed on Tuesdays)
Crafts, Bebraveho 1 (Closed on Tuesdays)
Hummel birthplace, Klobucnicka 2 (Open only in the afternoons )
Pharmacy, Michalska 26
Weaponry, Michael's Tower, Michalska 22. Telephone: 00421-2/54431473 (Closed on Tuesdays)
Wine-making, Radnicna 1 (Closed on Tuesdays)
The Slovak National Gallery is the largest art museum, displays an overview of Slovak art, it is most remarkable for its gothic and baroque art. It also features 19th century Slovak paintings. Address: Razusovo nabr. 2. Website: www.sng.sk
Further museums in topic art:
Both permanent and temporary art exhibitions are to be found in the following palaces:
Mirbach Palace, Frantiskánske nám. 11.
Palffy Palace, Pánska 19.
Primate Palace, Primicialne nam. 1.
Zichy Palace, Venturska 9.
Bratislava offers many other exhibitions too, the best known, are listed below:
Children's museum of the arts "Bibiana", Panska 41
Crafts courtyard (with gallery), Obchodna 64
Natural gas, Mlynské nivy 44/a
Police, Gundulicova 2 (Closed on Mondays and weekends, www.minv.sk /MVpredst/personal/muzeum.htm)
Trains and transportation, Sancova 1/a. www.muzeumdopravy.com