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Dr. France Preseren Memorial Museum

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Building is attractive for Kranj and interesting when you need to know something about poet... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Miha P
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Maribor, Slovenia
small & nice

Nice to visit if you'd like to know more about the most famous slovenian poet. Museum is set in an... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
izi f
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Preseren Street | Old Town Centre, Kranj 4000, Slovenia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 October 2015

On 03-12-1800 France Prešeren was born in Vrba in Gorenjska, into a quite well-off peasant family. This was his birthhouse where he lived with his family. France Preseren, actively participated in the cultural struggles and he was a representative of the neglected peasant classes. He...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Building is attractive for Kranj and interesting when you need to know something about poet Prešeren. On the other side it is always the same, some furniture and boring descriptions and no innovative new exhibition, at least a part of it. One visit in your...More

1  Thank Miha P
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Preseren is to the Slovenian Nation what Robert Burns is to the Scottish nation and this beautifully restored museum does France Preseren proud. Entrance is included with the Kranj combi ticket bought at the Tourist Office. The amazing glass backdrop or wall alone is worth...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Building is attractive for Kranj and interesting when you need to know something about poet Prešeren. On the other side it is always the same, some furniture and boring descriptions and no innovative new exhibition, at least a part of it. One visit in your...More

1  Thank Miha P
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Nice to visit if you'd like to know more about the most famous slovenian poet. Museum is set in an old house- smal but interesting.

1  Thank izi f
Reviewed 3 November 2016

The nicest surprise in Kranj: the house hosted a little collection of contemporary art (works by artists from all over the world), but the house is architecturally interseting as well. The girl at the entry had a really nice smile and mood. Free entry.

1  Thank Andrea C
Reviewed 26 December 2015

France Prešeren, famous Slovene poet has several museums. One is in Vrba (his birth house) second in Kranj. Museum is in the middle of old city. Museum experts collected some furniture (Prešeren used it till his death), photographs and documents about poet’s life and show...More

1  Thank Miha P
Reviewed 19 October 2015

On 03-12-1800 France Prešeren was born in Vrba in Gorenjska, into a quite well-off peasant family. This was his birthhouse where he lived with his family. France Preseren, actively participated in the cultural struggles and he was a representative of the neglected peasant classes. He...More

2  Thank Jeanny8
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