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Podpolianske Museum Detva

Museum & Gallery

The main purpose of the museum is collection, documentation, professional processing, protection, and exhibition of material and immaterial artifacts of Podpoľanie.

The essence of the collection fund was created by an ethnographic collection prepared by several employees that were authorized by the town to collect and buy folk cultural objects from the whole area of Podpoľanie. Even today, ethnographic material from this region forms the predominant part of the collection.

Two permanent exhibitions are open to visitors:

1. Detva in historical sources

2. Photographs by Ján Lassovszky (pictures of Detva from the first half of the 20thcentury).

On July 9, 2009, a permanent exposition "Ovce moje, ovce..." (Walachian culture in Podpoľanie) was opened in the museum. It closed the series of expositions about sheep farming, sheep cheese production, bucolic folk culture in Podpoľanie (2006-2009). The exposition has been prepared with the financial help of the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic and with a financial contribution of the town of Detva.

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Monday – Friday08:0016:00
Saturday – SundayClosed

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Galéria Jána Kulicha

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Ružiná (dam)

Ružiná (dam)

Thanks to very pleasant climate and favourable geographic position in south of Slovakia between the towns Lučenec and Zvolen, water reservoir Ružiná (called after the near village) – attracts the national and foreign tourist.

Arboretum Borová hora

Arboretum Borová hora

The Arboretum Borová hora in the town of Zvolen in central Slovakia is remarkable even in the European context, as it concentrates original wood species in their generic and geographic diversity. There is also the biggest collection of rose plants in Slovakia.

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.

Koliba u Rytiera

Koliba u Rytiera

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Pilsner Restaurant

Pilsner Restaurant

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Le Roy Bar & Café

Le Roy Bar & Café

Leroy Bar & Café nie je len podnik, kde si môžete dať kvalitnú kávu, ale aj miesto, kde si môžete prísť oddýchnuť od každodenného zhonu. Snažíme sa, aby ste sa u nás cítili príjemne a po každej návšteve sa chceli ku nám znovu vrátiť.

Pivnica a penzion pri studni

Pivnica a penzion pri studni

The Pivnica Pri Studni Restaurant is located in a refurbished beerhouse that breathes an incomparable atmosphere. Especially in the winter, right? you can sit under a stone vault in a burning fireplace. Our goal is to make you feel comfortable in the restaurant, tasting a good meal that will be brought to your attention by helpful staff.

Penzion Victoria

Penzion Victoria

Penzion Victoria is located in the Detva district in the picturesque village of Korytárka, which extends under the majestic Polana - the largest deserted volcano in Europe. The pension is situated on the main road between Kriváň and Hriňová.

Duvox

Duvox

The Duvox guest house and restaurant is located in the village Krivan near the R2 motorway exit.

Penzion Anka

Penzion Anka

The guesthouse is situated in the center of Hriňová, on the main route Kriváň - Kokava and at the same time to jump from the beautiful nature of the Veporské vrchy protected landscape area of ​​Poľana. This area is unique due to its fauna and flora of the extinct Polana volcano, and therefore the Podpoľanie region is a place for hiking and cycling.

Hotel The Grand Vígľaš ****

Hotel The Grand Vígľaš ****

Surrounding by greenery and offering a free usage of an indoor pool and spa area, The Grand Vígľaš, set in a fully restored 13th century castle, is located a 15-minute drive from Zvolen. Free WiFi and free private parking are available.

Penzión Zlatý Dukát

Penzión Zlatý Dukát

Penzión Zlatý Dukát is set in Zvolenská Slatina and offers, a restaurant, free WiFi available in all areas, free parking possible on site, a sun terrace and barbecue facilities. The Vígľaš Castle is located only 2 km away

Koliba u Rytiera

Koliba u Rytiera

Offering a garden and sun terrace, Koliba u Rytiera is situated in Zvolen, 3.2 km from Zvolen Castle. Zvolen Castle is 3.2 km from the property. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property.

Padaj.sk

Padaj.sk

Adrenalinové centrum z množstvom leteckých zážitkou na celý život.

Thermal Swimming Pool Kúpele Sliač

Thermal Swimming Pool Kúpele Sliač

Termálne kúpalisko v Kúpeľoch Sliač – liečivá prírodná voda v lone nádhernej sliačskej prírody. Užite si výnimočný pokoj a liečivé účinky termálnej vody v Kúpeľoch Sliač v kúpeľoch vášho srdca.

Spa Sliač

Spa Sliač

The spa Sliač is situated in the western part of the basin Zvolenská kotlina between the towns Banská Bystrica and Zvolen over the valley of river Hron. The open setting of the spa, suitable climate at a favourable sea level altitude and the yearly temperature averages oscillating around 8.2 °C are the characteristics that classify Sliač among spas with most favourable position.

Golf Country Club Hron Tri Duby

Golf Country Club Hron Tri Duby

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Spa Kováčová

Spa Kováčová

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Holidaypark Kováčová

Holidaypark Kováčová

Entertainment and relax in the thermal healing water all the year round. The year-round open aquapark was built in place of the previous thermal swimming pool.

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.

Hotel The Grand Vígľaš ****

Hotel The Grand Vígľaš ****

Surrounding by greenery and offering a free usage of an indoor pool and spa area, The Grand Vígľaš, set in a fully restored 13th century castle, is located a 15-minute drive from Zvolen. Free WiFi and free private parking are available.

Chateau of Vígľaš

Chateau of Vígľaš

Východne od Zvolena na strednom Slovensku nad obcou Vígľaš stojí rovnomenný zámok. Počiatky slovanského hradiska siahajú do stredoveku, kde vznikol kláštorný objekt spravovaný templárskym rádom.

The memorial of Matej Bel (Očová)

The memorial of Matej Bel (Očová)

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The Divín Castle

The Divín Castle

he village Divín is situated next to the water reservoir Ružiná in south of central Slovakia. Ruins of the medieval Divín Castle can be seen above the village.

Zvolen Castle

Zvolen Castle

The Zvolen Castle, which is located on the bank of the Slatina River, is the most distinctive feature and symbol of the Central Slovakian town of Zvolen. An armoured train that reminds the Slovak National Uprising is placed nearby the castle.

Jozef Gregor Tajovský Theatre (Divadlo Jozefa Gregora Tajovského)

Jozef Gregor Tajovský Theatre (Divadlo Jozefa Gregora Tajovského)

Divadlo Jozefa Gregora Tajovského vzniklo na 5. výročie Slovenského národného povstania dňa 28. augusta 1949 s pôvodným názvom Stredoslovenské divadlo. Divadlo formovali výrazné osobnosti a neopakovateľné talenty, ktoré mu na desaťročia vtlačili vysokú umeleckú pečať a kvalitu.

Hronsek – articled church

Hronsek – articled church

The wooden articled church was included in 2008, along with seven wooden churches of the Slovak part of Carpathian Mountain Area, on the UNESCO Word Heritage List.

The Pustý hrad Castle

The Pustý hrad Castle

The Pustý hrad Castle (also known as the Old Castle of Zvolen) is situated near Zvolen on the slope of a forested mountain in the Javorie mountain range, above the confluence of the Hron and Slatina rivers, in central Slovakia. It is surprisingly large, comparable with the more famous Spiš Castle.

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