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MUSEUM SNP, Banska Bystrica

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Relive one of the most turbulent periods in Slovakia's history at MUSEUM SNP, a facility dedicated to the country's experience during World War II. Though the uprising was militarily defeated, it was symbolic of a nation that refused to give in. Stop by the museum, housed in a distinctly Communist-style concrete building, and trace the nation's development during the war, beginning with the German takeover and ending with its liberation at the hands of the resistance movement and the Soviet and Czechoslovakian Armies. Get an up-close view of weapons, personal items, letters, correspondences, and more in the exhibits. Outside, see the display of military vehicles and visit the tomb of the Unknown Soldier under the bridge. Make MUSEUM SNP part of your personalized Banska Bystrica itinerary using our Banska Bystrica trip planning app.
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  • I spent 3 hours here without a problem. All exhibits are displayed with English information as well as Slovak. A full explanation of Slovakia’s part in WW2. Plenty to look at bith inside and... 
    I spent 3 hours here without a problem. All exhibits are displayed with English information as well as Slovak. A full explanation of Slovakia’s part in WW2. Plenty to look at bith inside and...  more »
  • Interesting museum, nice building and exhibition. Very informative, the multimedia part is excellently done, with proper focus on historical facts and testimonials of people involved in the events... 
    Interesting museum, nice building and exhibition. Very informative, the multimedia part is excellently done, with proper focus on historical facts and testimonials of people involved in the events...  more »
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  • Definitely worth a visit. Outside perhaps not overwhelming, but inside you'll find lots of items related to national uprising, holocaust and WW2 in general. All of them, including a movie in the little cinema room also in English. Free parking as well as small collection of armoured vehicles and artillery pieces outside.
  • Educative videos and info panels about WWII. Authentic exponats. Possibility to have a tour guide. Material also in English language.

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