Historic houses and museum collections

Historic houses and museum collections acquaint visitors with tales of life. Some demonstrate the lives of small farmers and cottagers in the Škofja Loka area, whilst others show the life of well-known Slovene painters. Birth houses of Škofja Loka artists are a starting point for understanding the creativiness and rich artistic tradition in the area. The beautifully preserved houses and collections, which have been professionally and lovingly restored, attract many visitors.

 
Grohar's House

Grohar's House

The birth house of the painter Ivan Grohar lies in the idyllic high-lying village of Sorica. The house exhibits the Ivan Grohar Memorial Collection and gallery, as well as a collection of ethnographic objects, which were once used by local craftspeople and farmers.

Spodnja Sorica 18, 4229, Sorica+386 (0)4 519 70 22groharjeva.hisa@csod.siwww.csod.si/center/groharjeva-hisa
Nace's House

Nace's House

Nace's House stands on the edge of the village of Puštal, on the right bank of the Poljane Sora river. The townhouse, with its gable roof, was only partly completed in the 16th century, but thoroughly renovated in 1755. It is the only house in Škofja Loka which, since the mid-18th century, has not significantly changed its outside appearance and residential quarters and is considered the best-preserved rural building in the Škofja Loka area and the Ljubljana hinterland.

Upon prior arrangement it is possible to view the house and its objects and equipment, which bear witness to the life of many generations and, despite being museum objects, are still usable today.

Puštal 74, 4220, Škofja Loka+386 (0)40 500 791natalija.polenec@gmail.com
Ažbe's Homestead

Ažbe's Homestead

The lovingly renovated house of the painter Anton Ažbe stands in the Poljane hills, just below Stari vrh. In the house there is a memorial room, which offers glimpses into the life of the painter, and reproductions of his work. Guest rooms, decorated in a modern country style, are also available in the house.

Dolenčice 2, 4223, Poljane nad Škofjo Loko+386 (0)599 55 081; +386 (0)41 685 948info@priazbetudoma.sihttp://www.priazbetudoma.si
Šubič's House

Šubič's House

This townhouse building dug into a steep slope emerged in its present form in the mid-19th century. The house boasts an arched cellar and black kitchen, as well as preserved furniture and a wooden beamed ceiling. The house, which is mainly known for being the home of the Šubic family of painters, is today home to the Šubic Cultural Centre, where there is an interesting museum collection which takes visitors on a real creative experience. The musem collection is complemented by inspiring creative workshops, work in the artists' studio and exhibitions in the gallery.

Poljane nad Škofjo Loko 70, 4223, Poljane nad Škofjo Loko+386 (0)59 250 549info@subicevahisa.siwww.subicevahisa.si
Škopar House Outdoor Museum

Škopar House Outdoor Museum

The 16th century house with a black kitchen stands in the middle of the castle garden at Loka Castle. It represents the life of cottagers and small farmers from the wider Loka area in the period from the 16th to the end of the 19th century. It was one of the first open-air museums in Slovenia. Visits are possible by prior arrangement with the Loka Museum, during museum opening hours.The 16th century house with a black kitchen stands in the middle of the castle garden at Loka Castle. It represents the life of cottagers and small farmers from the wider Loka area in the period from the 16th to the end of the 19th century. It was one of the first open-air museums in Slovenia. Visits are possible by prior arrangement with the Loka Museum, during museum opening hours.

Grajska pot 13, 4220, Škofja Loka+386 (0)4 517 04 00info@loski-muzej.sihttp://www.loski-muzej.si