Kavčnik Homestead is an incredible outdoor museum of folk architecture. The central room in one of the oldest wood buildings in Slovenia is a 400-year-old smoke room with an open fireplace, which served for cooking and heating.
In the building of the thermal park in Topolšica, there is a memorial room which presents partial German capitulation of the army Group E and German forces for the South-Eastern Europe. It was signed by Alexander Löhr.
The collection displays the development of the city of Velenje from 1945 to 1960, when a modern organised city emerged from a small rural market under the Velenje Castle, the so-called “socialist miracle”.
The museum inn from the first half of the 20th century has original bar furniture with a bar counter, wooden fridge, cabinets for glasses and plates, gramophones, music cabinet from the 19th century, chairs, benches and tables.
The exhibited works by the academic sculptor (and designer) Ciril Cesar draw the developmental arch of sculpting design from the classic, formal and in terms of content non-problematic academic realism…