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Slovak National Gallery (Slovenska narodna galeria)

Riecna 1, Bratislava, Slovakia
+421 2/544 320 81
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national gallery for free

National gallery is partially in reconstruction, but the part of it is open for public for free... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
animanehne
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Bratislava, Slovakia
Fantastic and free

A must see whilst in Bratislava really. 3 floors of changing exhibitions and a wonderful art... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Bigtangle
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Located on the waterfront, this gallery features fine Slovak Gothic, baroque and twentieth-century art in addition to some old European art pieces.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Riecna 1, Bratislava, Slovakia
Staré Mesto
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

National gallery is partially in reconstruction, but the part of it is open for public for free. Nice exposition of F.X. Messerschmidt Heads- busts series. It also have a nice cafeteria.

Thank animanehne
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

A must see whilst in Bratislava really. 3 floors of changing exhibitions and a wonderful art bookshop with extremely helpful staff. English spoken very well here too.

1  Thank Bigtangle
Reviewed 25 May 2017

In 2017 this whole is for free. Nice historical building between the Hviezdoslavov square and Danube river. Book shop and a cafe inside as well.

Thank Erika K
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The national gallery usually has an interesting temporary exhibit in addition to its solid permanent collection. At present, the temporary examines propaganda during the WWII era, when Slovakia was occupied first by Nazis and later by Russia. It's not a particularly cheery exhibit, but worth...More

Thank LarryJ917
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit; a moving insight into Slovak life during WW2, facism and nazi rule - Free entry.

Thank lovelifelivelifex
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I was impressed with its temporary exhibit relating to Slovakia and Bratislava,during the Nazi and later Soviet occupation after World War Two.Despite the Nazi efforts to curtail free expression in Slovakia,as well as the Soviet's eforts,I saw quality paintings by Ludovit Fulla(a prominent Slovakian painter,,"Bratislava...More

1  Thank margatemensch2016
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This exhibition was very interesting and magnificient! I recommend you this exhibiotion. In gallery is very nice caffeteria. The staff was very friendly. Excellent :).

Thank Matus R
Reviewed 1 August 2016

A portion of the museum was under construction, but we visited on Sunday so there was no construction noise. We do not know how much of the museum we missed. I do not know if it is always free, but they did not charge an...More

Thank newengland50
Reviewed 3 June 2016

When we were here the middle floor was closed but the top and first floors were open. The top floor had an exhibition of jewellery which was quite modern and industrial looking, but the first floor had an exhibition of baroque, gothic and medieval art,...More

2  Thank Louise090
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We recently visited this museum and enjoyed stepping through the history of Slovakia. It was a good museum that gave us a very informative background to this country. Worth a visit

1  Thank Baylovers
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