Exhibition

03/06/2024 do 10/10/2024

Anton Ramovš: 100th anniversary of the birth of the geologist and paleontologist

His research mainly focused on fossils from the Palaeozoic beds of Karavanke, Škofja Loka and Polhov Gradec hills and Ortnek in Dolenjska. He pioneered the study of microscopically small conodonts, which helped to solve many puzzles about the age of rock strata.

Exhibition

15/05/2024 do 05/09/2024

Woolly rhinoceros in Slovenia – the surprise of the decade!

In 2023, the museum received the first fossil remains of a woolly rhinoceros (Coelodonta antiquitatis). The tooth is one of the most important paleontological discoveries in Slovenia in recent decades.

Exhibition

16/12/2022 do 30/06/2024

The Fan Mussel and Its Fate

Past exhibitions

Exhibition

10/05/2024 do 09/06/2024

Tanzanite – a gem variety of zoisite

Tanzanite is a violet blue to blue violet gem variety of the mineral zoisite. Its diversity from Tanzania is represented by Dr Clemens Schwarzinger, professor, collector and gemcutter.

Exhibition

22/03/2024 do 05/05/2024

Eggs, nests, birds …

On occasion of the Easter holidays, we present some of the egg, nest and bird specimens held in the ornithological collection of the Slovenian Museum of Natural History. The entire collection currently includes 239 bird nests, and 1482 inventory units of bird eggs (each unit can contain between 1 and 14 eggs).

Exhibition

22/03/2024 do 05/05/2024

Donations in 2023

In 2023, we received an unexpectedly large number of vertebrate collections contributed by various donors, which were included in the Museum’s archives.

Exhibition

01/02/2024 do 01/06/2024

Life in the middle miocene – unveiling the hidden Radoboj fossils

Picture this: a dusty corner in the Natural History Museum of Slovenia, holding a treasure trove that’s been a secret for decades – the collection of Middle Miocene fossils from a Croatian site near Radoboj.

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