Kropa Iron Forging Museum, Kropa

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Learn about the local industry at Kropa Iron Forging Museum, which showcases the region's long ironworking and blacksmithing traditions and methods. Situated in the central square, it opened in the 1950s as the first of Slovenia's technical museums. You may be able to take guided tours there, use the library, peruse the photo collection for academic purposes, take practical classes, or screen various technical videos. Exhibits feature English and German translations. Plan to see Kropa Iron Forging Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kropa trip planner.
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  • I am sorry to report this museum is CLOSED!!!!!! Thanks COVID19. I will say if you do go walk around the small village. Interesting iron works. There is an artist who has all kinds of unique items in....  more
    I am sorry to report this museum is CLOSED!!!!!! Thanks COVID19. I will say if you do go walk around the small village. Interesting iron works. There is an artist who has all kinds of unique items in....  more »
  • Great museum with so many excellent pieces of ironwork. If you aren't a blacksmith you will find this place fascinating. If you go early or off season Metke, the museum curator may have time to tell.....  more
    Great museum with so many excellent pieces of ironwork. If you aren't a blacksmith you will find this place fascinating. If you go early or off season Metke, the museum curator may have time to tell.....  more »
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  • Wonderful visit - picked up several ideas as well as a nice necklace for the wife. Mikia (my spelling) was super informative.
  • Interesting place for all who likes metals, history, iron forging art pieces. Tourist guide helped me, explained all about iron forging technology, history through this kind of job. Museum is small, inside is nice, but outside is damaged (no maintenance at all on walls). Next to the museum is mountain river, you have 2-3 nice restaurants near museum.

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