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Horehronské Museum Brezno

Museum & Gallery

The Horehronské Museum in Brezno was established in 1960 as a National history and geography museum of the Brezno District. The museum is situated in two historical buildings in the square in Brezno: in the old Town Hall (it houses theethnographic exposition) and in a burgess house (it houses the historical exposition).

In 1965, the museum acquired the status of a regional museum with the focus on history and ethnological study of upper Pohronie (a geographically delimited territory between Banská Bystrica and Telgárt, in the Hron river valley). Nowadays, the museum has regional competence and through its collections it provides visitors a picture of the history and culture of the districts of Brezno and Banská Bystrica.

The Horehronské Museum offers its visitors two permanent expositions: an ethnological exposition with the title "Life and Culture of the folks in Horehronie" providing information about six areas of traditional material culture: folk costumes, shepherding, agriculture, wood-cutting and wood products, traditional textile production, leather processing and folk architecture.

A separate part of the exposition comprises a long-term exhibition with the title "Beauty of cast iron and enamel" presenting a selection of utility and decoration products of ironworks manufactures in Hronec – an iron-foundry manufacture and an enamel manufacture from the 19th and the first half of the 20th century and a historical exposition "Brezno`s changes in the course of the time" illustrating, throuThe museum library with more than 9,200 book units enables those who wish to study books focusing on social sciences, fiction written by authors from the region, historical press, and also materials from the collections and documentary collections of the museum.gh the objects of the historical collections of the Museum, the history of the town of Brezno from its foundation to 1918.

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Places Around

Bystrianska jaskyňa cave

Bystrianska jaskyňa cave

On the southern end of the village Bystrá below the southern slope of the Low Tatras is the entrance to the Bystrianska jaskyňa cave, which consists of two: the Stará and Nová jaskyňa caves with a total length of more than 3,000 metres.

Dobročský prales (Primeval forest of Dobroč)

Dobročský prales (Primeval forest of Dobroč)

NNM-Dobročský prales is one of the oldest conservation areas in Slovakia (since 1913). It inheres in absolute altitude of 700-1000 m above a sea-level and its area is 103.85 ha. The reason for its protection is the preservation of original forests that have been shaping for centuries. The development of Dobročský prales takes part in all stages (growing stage, optimum, destruction) and phases (reproduction and decline) that create characteristic image of the wildwood. The development cycle lasts four hundred years. The curiosity of primeval forest of Dobročský prales are trees and animals.

National Park of Nízke Tatry

National Park of Nízke Tatry

Národný park Nízke Tatry (NAPANT) is the largest Slovak National Park. It lies in Central Slovakia and its greatest attractions include numerous karstic phenomena and caves.

Demänovská jaskyňa Slobody (cave)

Demänovská jaskyňa Slobody (cave)

Demänovská jaskyňa slobody is part of the huge underground karst system in the valley Demänovská dolina below the Nízke Tatry Mts. It boasts a unique drip stone ornamentation, which makes it one of the most beautiful caves of Europe.

Demänovská ľadová jaskyňa (cave)

Demänovská ľadová jaskyňa (cave)

On the right side of the valley Demänovská dolina below the northern slopes of the mountains Nízke Tatry is another cave open to public - Demänovská ľadová jaskyňa.

Malá Stanišovská jaskyňa

Malá Stanišovská jaskyňa

V severnej časti Jánskej doliny v Národnom parku Nízke Tatry vo výške 766 metrov nad morom leží vstup do Stanišovskej jaskyne.

Arboretum in Liptovský Hrádok

Arboretum in Liptovský Hrádok

The history and the present time of the town Liptovský Hrádok is closely related to wood, forestry, beekeeping, iron ore and nature. You have a chance to spend wonderful moments while walking in the lime trees alley or at the town Arboretum and bring back the memories of people you have met and the places you have visited. The town of Liptovský Hrádok, the centre of Upper Liptov (Horný Liptov), is situated at the junction of the rivers Belá and Váh, below the Nízke Tatry Mountains peaks. The Liptovský Hrádok Castle is undoubtedly the symbol of this town, but there is also the protected lime trees alley and the arboretum, which is a nice place to go if you want to sort out your thoughts.

National Park of Muránska planina

National Park of Muránska planina

The National Park of Muránska planina with its wild mountain karstic landscape and minimum human interventions is located between central and eastern parts of Slovakia. On the top of the peek, we find the fabled ruins of the Castle of Muráň.

Tálska Bašta

Tálska Bašta

"Moderná slovenská reštaurácia, v ktorej zažijete nezabudnuteľné gurmánske dobrodružstvo."

Salaš Zbojská

Salaš Zbojská

V prekrásnom prostredí Národného parku Muránska planina v sedle Zbojská Vás víta malá reštaurácia Salaš Zbojská. Nájdete tu príjemné prostredie pri chutných tradičných jedlách a špecialitách z baraniny, ktoré Vám spestrí obsluha v krojoch, miestna ľudová hudba a milé zvieratká.

Hotel Ďumbier

Hotel Ďumbier

Situated in the town of Brezno and Low Tatras Nation Park starting within 2 km, Hotel Ďumbier offers accommodation in room, a 24-hour front desk, free WiFi available in public areas and free private parking possible on site.

Hotel Rohozná ***

Hotel Rohozná ***

Situated in green surroundings 6 km from the centre of the picturesque city of Brezno, the Rohozna hotel offers you a relaxing stay on the foothills of the Low Tatras. Taste some delicious Slovakian food in the cosy elegant restaurant or on the inviting summer terrace and spend restful nights in tastefully furnished rooms (some with balconies) and apartments (all with balcony, some with kitchen). Wired internet is available in the rooms free of charge. The conference hall has a capacity of 60 people and is fully equipped with a sound system, a video projector, a flip chart, TV, DVD, CD and provides internet access. The next skiing facilities can be found in Čierny Balog (8 km), in Myto pod Dumbierom (11 km) and on the great Chopok mountain (20 km).

Penzión Dúhový Pstruh

Penzión Dúhový Pstruh

Surrounded by the Low Tatras National Park and situated in the village of Bystra, Penzión Dúhový Pstruh offers en suite rooms, a restaurant, a garden with barbecue facilities and a terrace. Free WiFi is available in all areas and free private parking is possible on site. All units at Penzión Dúhový Pstruh come with a TV with satellite channels, a refrigerator and a private bathroom with a shower or a bath tub. A shared lounge is also available for all guests. Meals can be enjoyed in the on-site restaurant and the nearest grocery store can be found within 200 m from the property. Other facilities offered include ski storage and a children's playground. An indoor pool, a sauna and a hot tub are available for a surcharge. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including skiing, cycling and hiking. The Mýto pod Ďumbierom Ski area is reachable within 2 km and the Tále Ski Area is set 3 km away.

Penzión Adika

Penzión Adika

Penzión Adika features a jacuzzi, sauna and fitness centre fitted with a technogym. It has a summer terrace with panoramic view of the nearby hills. Bystrá is 5 km away. All rooms have wooden furniture, all made from red spruce or beech wood. Each one is equipped with satellite TV and an en-suite bathroom.

Wellnes Hotel Bystrá ***

Wellnes Hotel Bystrá ***

Wellness Hotel Bystrá is located in a quiet area 2 km from the Tale Ski Centre. The in-house restaurant serves international cuisine and in the modern spa area you can enjoy the indoor pool, saunas and the sunbathing terrace.

Penzión Encián *

Penzión Encián *

Penzión Encián sa nachádza v obci Mýto pod Ďumbierom. Poloha obce je ideálna pre turistiku, cykloturistiku aj vysokohorské túry. V blízkom okolí je možnosť jazdy na koni, hrania golfu, rybolovu a kúpania.

Apartmán KLAUDIA č. 104

Apartmán KLAUDIA č. 104

Apartmán Klaudia č. 104 is situated Low Tatras National Park and within 2 km from the ski centre Tale, providing a terrace with panoramic views of the Chopok mountain peak, a ski storage room with a boot dryer and a private garage place.

Hotel Mýto ***

Hotel Mýto ***

Hotel Mýto is surrounded by the Low Tatras National Park and set only 1 km from the Mýto pod Ďumbierom Ski Area. It is located under the Ďumbier Mountain, the highest peak of Low Tatras.

Turist Hotel Drotár

Turist Hotel Drotár

Turist hotel Drotár sa nachádza v jednom z najkrajších kútov Slovenska, v blízkosti dediny Hronec, na úpätí Nízkych Tatier a Veporských vrchov, len 40 minút autom od mesta Banská Bystrica.

Hotel Partizán ****

Hotel Partizán ****

Set in Bystrá, in a recreation area of Tale, Hotel Partizán is a great starting point for hiking in the Tatras Moutains. It offers a free large spa area and panoramic mountain views from its hot tub. Tale Ski Resort and the 18-hole Gray Bear Golf Course are only 1 km away.

Mýto Ski Centrum

Mýto Ski Centrum

The ski resort Mýto Ski Centrum is situated in the region of Horehronie, in the Low Tatras. Access to the resort is right from the road I/72 Podbrezová Poprad.

Ski Čierny Balog

Ski Čierny Balog

Stredisko Ski Čierny Balog sa nachádza v malebnom prostredí Veporských vrchov v obci Čierny Balog, v regióne ovenčeného prívlastkami ako „hlavné mesto lesov“ , či „pľúca Slovenska“. Vďaka prehľadnému svahu je stredisko bezpečné, rodinné a vhodné pre lyžiarske kurzy.

Ski Tále

Ski Tále

Lyžiarske stredisko Ski Tále (Tále Ski, Golf & Hotel Resort) sa nachádza v regióne Nízke Tatry JUH.

Golf course Gray Bear Tále

Golf course Gray Bear Tále

The 18-hole golf course Grey Bear is known because it is elegantly composed into the relief of the mountain valley of the Low Tatras. It is a popular resort in the surrounding of the Bystrianska dolina valley.

Ski Krpáčovo

Ski Krpáčovo

Lyžiarske stredisko Ski Krpáčovo sa nachádza v regióne Nízke Tatry – JUH.

Ski Centrum Čertovica

Ski Centrum Čertovica

Lyžiarske stredisko Ski Centrum Čertovica zasahuje do regiónov Nízke Tatry –SEVER, Liptov. Základná stanica sa nachádza v nadmorskej výške 1120 m n.m. a najvyššie položený bod strediska je vo výške 1460 m n.m., celkové prevýšenie teda predstavuje 340 metrov. Najlepšie snehové podmienky stredisko poskytuje v mesiacoch december až marec. Celková dĺžka zjazdoviek je 5,45 km a z nich je 1,5 km umelo zasnežovaných.

STIV Čertovica

STIV Čertovica

Lyžiarske stredisko STIV Čertovica sa nachádza v regióne Nízke Tatry – SEVER. Základná stanica sa nachádza v nadmorskej výške 1238 m n.m. a najvyššie položený bod strediska je vo výške 1380 m n.m., celkové prevýšenie teda predstavuje 142 metrov. Najlepšie snehové podmienky stredisko poskytuje v mesiacoch december až marec. Celková dĺžka zjazdoviek je 1,1 km a z nich je 0,6 km umelo zasnežovaných.

Ski centrum Bačova roveň

Ski centrum Bačova roveň

Lyžiarske stredisko Ski centrum Bačova roveň – Vyšná Boca zasahuje do regiónov Nízke Tatry – SEVER, Liptov. Základná stanica sa nachádza v nadmorskej výške 1000 m n.m. a najvyššie položený bod strediska je vo výške 1360 m n.m., celkové prevýšenie teda predstavuje 360 metrov. Najlepšie snehové podmienky stredisko poskytuje v mesiacoch december až marec. Celková dĺžka zjazdoviek je 2,96 km.

Polomka Bučník

Polomka Bučník

Lyžiarske stredisko Polomka Bučník sa nachádza v regióne Nízke Tatry JUH.

Spa of Brusno

Spa of Brusno

In the quite atmosphere of the forested valley of the Brusnianka brook and below the majestic tops of mountains Nízke Tatry will one find the spa of Brusno.

The Čiernohronská railway Čierny Balog

The Čiernohronská railway Čierny Balog

One of greatest attractions in regions Horehronie and central Slovakia is the historic Čiernohronská forest railway (Čiernohronská lesná železnica). It once hauled timber down the picturesque valley of the river Čierny Hron, now it transports visitors and above all their children.

The water main in mines of Špania dolina

The water main in mines of Špania dolina

The unique historical water main constructed in the 16th century brought water to the commune Špania dolina from as far as the mountain range Nízke Tatry.

Ethnographical Museum of Liptov and

Ethnographical Museum of Liptov and

Ethnographical expositions: Blueprint textiles in Liptov, Bobbin lace gallery. Shepherd museum. Exposition: Office of Forestry Chamber prefect of Likava-Hrádok estate, Franz Wissner von Morgenstern.

Svätý Kríž - wooden articled Evangelical church

Svätý Kríž - wooden articled Evangelical church

The wooden articled Evangelical church near the village Svätý Kríž is one of the largest wooden buildings in the Central Europe which was moved here from Paludza between 1974 and 1982.

The Castle of Slovenská Ľupča

The Castle of Slovenská Ľupča

One of the best preserved castles in Slovakia stands above the village Slovenská Ľupča at the foothills of the mountains Nízke Tatry.

Blast Furnace Maša near Liptovský Hrádok

Blast Furnace Maša near Liptovský Hrádok

Most of us think that mining and metallurgy involve very hard work, but when talking about these industries, we also imagine the little miner dwarfs, so-called „permoník“, who belong to every legend about mining; if these miner dwarfs disappear, the wealth from the mines will fade away as well.

GrandCastle and manor house Liptovský Hrádok

GrandCastle and manor house Liptovský Hrádok

The Castle Hrádok built on a small hill near the river Belá is situated in the town Liptovský Hrádok in the north of Slovakia. Though several versions of a story narrating the origin of the castle exist, one thing is certain: the first reference to the castle is from 1341.

Events Around

Klamstvo

Nov 19
Klamstvo

Predstavenie Klamstvo Otvorenie brán: 18:00hod. Autor hry: Florian Zeller KLAMSTVO Milosrdná lož a nemilosrdná pravda

The Gentlemen tour 2018 - Brezno

Milé dámy, prestavujeme vám historicky prvé tour našej tanečno striptízovej skupiny THE GENTLEMEN SLOVAKIA, ktoré sa uskutoční od 28. septembra v 18-tich mestách na Slovensku! Skupina je zložená len zo slovenských striptérov, ktorý si pripravili pre vás profesionálne divadelno - tanečno, striptízové vystúpenie. Gentlemeni trénujú pod dohľadom uznávaného tanečníka a choreografa Johnnyho Mečocha