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Belgrade | Serbia
Founded in 1957, the museum is next to Nikola Tesla Airport. The present building – like a glass doughnut raised in the air – was designed in the 1970s by Ivan Štraus of Sarajevo and opened in 1989. The museum owns over 200 aircraft. The earliest was built in 1909 by aviation pioneer Ivan Sarić. ...

Belgrade Aviation Museum
Muzej vazduhoplovstva Beograd
Internacional Airport Nikola Tesla
11180 Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade | Serbia
The Museum of Science and Technology in Serbia was formally constituted on the initiative of the Serbian Academy of Science and Arts in 1989, although many proposals for such a project had been put forward previously. At that time the museum had no collections. It was recognised as a national museum ...

Museum of Science & Technology
Muzej nauke i tehnike
Skender Begova 51
11000 Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade | Serbia
The Museum was founded in 1950. It is owned by Serbian Railways. The main museum in the centre of Belgrade occupies a large neoclassical building completed in 1931 for the Yugoslavian Ministry of Transport. A narrow-gauge railway collection near the station in Požega, about 150 kilometres south of ...

Serbian Railway Museum
Železnički muzej
6 Nemanjina Street
11000 Belgrade, Serbia

Senjski Rudnik | Serbia
Senjski Rudnik, established in 1853, is Serbia’s oldest active brown coal mine and the oldest preserved industrial heritage site. Located in eastern Serbia, 150 km southeast of Belgrade, this small town is surrounded by the most southern slopes of Carpathian mountains and deep forest. This ...

Senje coal mine
35234 Senjski Rudnik, Serbia

During the Second World War Yugoslavia was subject to Nazi occupation, but in 1941 the partisan resistance forces liberated the western part of Serbia and declared the Republic of Užice. It was reoccupied by Nazi forces the same year. The factory is a monument to the resistance and is part of the ...

Partisan Factory for the Production of Arms and Ammunition of 1941
Партизанска фабрика оружја и муниције Ужице 1941
Dimitrija Tucovića 18
Užice, Serbia

Užice | Serbia
The railway from Belgrade to Sarajevo was 444 km long, and, unusually for Europe, was built to a narrow gauge of 760 mm. The line was begun before the First World War and the last section was completed in 1928. The most difficult section of 57 km between Uzice and Vardiste across the Sargan ...

Sargan Mountain Railway
Volujac bb
31000 Užice, Serbia

Banska Stiavnica | Slovakia
Banska Stiavnica – a world heritage site - was from the 13th century one of Europe’s most important sources of silver, lead and iron ore, and the town retains many buildings that provide of its prosperous past, including two castles, magnificent Renaissance houses and the Kammerhof, where ores were ...

Open Air Museum of Mining
Banské múzeum v prírode – Skanzen
J.K Hella 12
969 00 Banska Stiavnica, Slovakia

Bratislava | Slovakia
The museum of transport in Bratislava opened in 1999, and is part of the Museum of Technology based in Košice. It is principally concerned with railways and with road transport. It is located in early twentieth century warehouse buildings that formed part of the first railway station in the city, ...

Museum of Transport
Múzeum dopravy Bratislave
Šancová 1/A
81105 Bratislava, Slovakia

The mountainous regions of Orava and Kysuce, in the north-west of present-day Slovakia near to the Polish border but previously part of the Habsburg Empire, have been an important source of timber for many centuries. Increasing demand in the early twentieth century led to the construction of two ...

Orava Logging Railway | Kysuce Open Air Museum
Kysuce muzeum Cadca
Moyzesova 50
022 01 Cadca, Slovakia

Čierny Balog | Slovakia
The logging of trees in the forests is one of the old industries of the Slovak mountains. The construction of narrow gauge railways (most are 76 cm) that could go into the mountains helped to increase production. Čiernohronská railway opened in 1909 and went by branches into the mountains for 132 ...

Čierny Hron Forestry Railway
Čiernohronská železnička
Hlavná 56
97652 Čierny Balog, Slovakia

Kolárovo | Slovakia
A floating mill usually consisted of two vessels, one with milling machinery, one used for storage, with an undershot water wheel between them. The earliest known was used by the defenders of Rome during the siege of the city by the Ostrogoths in ad 537. They were employed in many parts of Europe, ...

Water Mill Museum
Múzeum vodného mlynárstva Kolárovo
Petoffiho rad 23
946 03 Kolárovo, Slovakia

Košice | Slovakia
The Slovak Technical Museum originated in 1948, and gained its present name in 1983. It is located in an 18th century Baroque mansion in Kosice, the second town of the old kingdom of Hungary, an important century for the mining of iron ore and magnesite, for the manufacture of machine tools, and ...

Slovak Technical Museum
Hlavna 88
043 82 Košice, Slovakia

Košice | Slovakia
The aviation museum is part of the Slovak technical museum and occupies five hangers at Košice international airport. It displays 18 aeroplanes and helicopters , mainly warplanes including a MIG-15, MIG-21, helicopters, a fighter bomber SU-22, a SU-15 TM fighter and an agricultural Z-37 A. It holds ...

The Museum of Aviation
Múzeum letectva
Letisko Košice
04175 Košice, Slovakia

The agricultural museum was established in Bratislava in 1922, moved to Nitra in 1960, and from 1978 was managed by the Agrokomplex company. It is now an open air museum of the Skansen type which since 1992 has occupied a site extending over 39 ha. Its main sections are concerned with archaeology, ...

Slovak agricultural museum at Nitre
Slovenské pol’nohospodársk muzéum v Nitre
95050 Nitra, Slovakia

Podbiel | Slovakia
The ruin of the Frantiskova Huta, or Frantisek Ironworks, is one of the most imposing monuments of iron making in Europe. The ironworks was built in 1838 in the classical style, following a symmetrical plan, with the blast furnace placed centrally. The red sandstone structure is ornamented with ...

Frantisek Ironworks
Františkova huta
Local authority office
02742 Podbiel, Slovakia

Prešov Solivar | Slovakia
Solivar, part of the city of Prešov, has been one of Europe’s principal sources of salt since the middle ages. Salt production continues today, and visitors can see a succession of monumental structures relating to the industry’s past. A ‘gapel’, a huge horse-operated device, with two 15 m arms in ...

Solivar Salt Works
Gáplová 21
082 67 Prešov Solivar, Slovakia

Prievidza | Slovakia
The open air mining museum at Baňa Cigel, 5 km south-east of the town of Prievidza opened in 2003 and portrays the history of brown coal mining in the upper Nitra valley in western Slovakia. Some large machines used in the extraction of lignite are displayed, and indoor sections relate some of the ...

Open air mining museum
Hornonitrianský banský skanzen
Sebedražie Baňa Cigel
97205 Prievidza, Slovakia

Rožňava | Slovakia
Rožňava is a mining town at the centre of an extensive ironmaking region in eastern Slovakia. Its mining museum, whose earliest collections date from 1902, has extensive displays, including some located underground, illustrating methos of extracting iron ore. A blast furnace that worked between 1843 ...

Rožňava Mining Museum
Banícke múzeum v Rožňava
Šafárikova 31
048 01 Rožňava, Slovakia

Borovnica | Slovenia
Bistra lies 22 km. south-west of the Slovenian capital, Ljubljana, about half-way between the towns of Borovnica and Vrhnika. The headquarters of Slovenia’s technical museum, which was founded in 1951, is a mansion in the centre of an estate that was once a Carthusian monastery. It includes sections ...

The Technical Museum of Slovenia
Tehniški muzej Slovenije
Bistra 6
1353 Borovnica, Slovenia

Hrastnik | Slovenia
Coal mining around Hrastnik in the Sava region of central Slovenia began in 1804 and was stimulated by a link to the Austrian Südbahn (southern railway) in 1849. Glass making in Hrastnik began in 1860 but the present works of Steklarna Hrastnik has its origins in a works established in 1860 that ...

Hrastnik Museum
Muzej Hrastnik
41, Cesta 1. maja
1430 Hrastnik, Slovenia