Celebration of the past, progress and modernization in THE Region of Central Slovenia.
WAY OUT THERE
In the idyllic environment of a former Carthusian monastery, with a scenic garden, a fish pond and a forest nature trail, only twenty kilometres from Ljubljana in the seaward direction, you will absolutely be captivated by Tito’s automobiles, an extensive collection of bicycles, printing and sewing machines, a veneer sawmill, a traction engine, a blacksmith’s workshop, a bear that became the world champion in 1973, an exhibition on more than hundred years of motoring in the territory of Slovenia – and a great deal more worth visiting and exploring.
MEET IN STYLE
Bistra Castle is an amazing venue, located in the idyllic environment near Ljubljana. They host many kinds of different events, including conferences, business meetings, teambuilding and on Saturdays they normally host weddings. This year the museum even serves as one of the locations for filming TV series.
For any kind of event, two halls and museum’s outdoor areas, including the idyllic park, are on disposal. The maximum capacity for a congress is approximately more than 1,000 people, depending on the venue set-up. For seating-only event, the indoor hall can accommodate up to 80 attendees.
Tito’s Cars collection brings together fifteen cars, used by the former Yugoslav president Tito. The collection includes, among others, a 1939 Mercedes-Benz presented to President Tito by the Croatian Ministry of Internal Affairs, a 1937 Packard, which President Tito received as a gift from the Soviet president Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin in 1945, two 1954 ZISs presented to Tito by Stalin’s successor, Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev, a Horch 951A presented as a gift from the Russian Third Army, and a 1952 Rolls Royce, a gift to the president from the Republic of Slovenia.
Most of the exhibited cars are rare and prestigious limousines of great historical and technical value.
The Technical Museum of Slovenia is located at Bistra near Vrhnika, on the southwestern margins of the broad and flat Ljubljana Basin, some 22 km from the nation’s capital. The easiest way to reach the museum is by car, taxi or organised bus transportation for larger groups.