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Alpine Dairy Farming Museum

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  • Alpine Dairy Farming Museum
    / Alpine Dairy Farming Museum
    Photo: Mitja Sodja, CC BY-SA, Turizem Bohinj
  • / Alpine Dairy Farming Museum
    Photo: Mitja Sodja, CC BY-SA, Turizem Bohinj
  • / Cheese making process
    Photo: Mitja Sodja, CC BY-SA, Turizem Bohinj
  • / Part of the exhibition on cheese production
    Photo: Mitja Sodja, CC BY-SA, Turizem Bohinj
  • / Mark on one of the boilers
    Photo: Mitja Sodja, CC BY-SA, Turizem Bohinj
  • / Wooden hut
    Photo: Mitja Sodja, CC BY-SA, Turizem Bohinj
  • / Part of the exhibition of life on the mountain pastures
    Photo: Mitja Sodja, CC BY-SA, Turizem Bohinj

Get an insight into the life of herdsmen in the Bohinj's pastures in an authentic environment.

This museum in Stara Fužina is located in a former village cheese making facility. In 1883 a cheese making plant was built in Stara Fužina in Bohinj, where cheese was produced until as late as 1967.

On display at the museum is the original cheese making shop along with original cheese making tools, cheese vats and accessories, as well as objects used by the shepherds in their work in the mountain pastures. You can also see a wooden interior of a shepherd’s hut from the Zajamniki settlement, dating from 1849.

Open from

closed today
CLOSED:

 every Monday – with some exceptions*

  • 1 January (New Year)
  • 16 March – 30 March
  • 5 November – 13 December
  • 25 December (Christmas)

*EXCEPTIONS – OPENED MONDAYS: 10 AM – 7 PM

  •  Easter Monday (2 April 2018)
  • 30 April 2018
  • National Day  (25 June 2018)
  • New Year’s Eve (31 December 2018)

Price:

PRICELIST:

  •  Adults: 3,50 € / Groups: 3 €
  • Students & Seniors over 65 years of age: 3,00 € / Groups: 2,50 €
  • Children (6 -14 let): 2,50 € / Groups: 2 €
  • Groups of preschool children: 1,50 €

COMBINED TICKET  2+1 = 3

Pay two tickets and visit three museums:

  •  Combo – adults: 7 € / Groups: 6 €
  • Combo– groups of students & seniors over 65 years of age: 6,50 €
  • Combo – children (6 -14 years of age): 5 € / Groups: 4,50 €
  • Combo – groups of preschool children: 3 €

FREE OF CHARGE:

  • For children up to 6 years of age: not valid for groups
  • For Premium Winter Mobility Card holders
  • For Summer Mobility Card holders
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Turizem Bohinj
Updated: March 03, 2020

Public transport

Throughout the year, Stara Fužina is connected with Bohinjska Bistrica with regular bus lines, and in the summer time also with Ukanc, Savica waterfall and Rudno polje (free bus Hop On Hop Off Pokljuka).

The bus station is in the middle of the villiage by the cultural home.

Getting there

In Bohinj we can come by car through Bled, through Pokljuka, Soriška planina or Jelovica. To Stara Fužina, where the Alpine Dairy Museum is located, we can take a car from the direction of Bohinjska Bistrica.
  • The bus passes from Ljubljana through Bled.
  • From Ljubljana and Beljak (via Jesenice) and from Nova Gorica we can come by train.
  • With a car train we can be driven from Nova Gorica, from Most na Soči and from Podbrdo.

Parking

  • Parking in the center of Stara Fužina has limited parking time (2 hours), so it is only appropriate if you visit the museum for a short time.
  • More bigger payable parking is located above Stara Fužina called Voranjčkovca in the direction of the Mostnica gorge.
  • And in summer time there is also payable parking between Ribčev Laz and Stara Fužina.
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Routes through this place

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Name
Distance
Duration
Ascent
Descent
8.1 km
4:00 h
416 m
416 m
17.8 km
5:00 h
400 m
289 m
21.6 km
4:40 h
280 m
1005 m
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Alpine Dairy Farming Museum

Stara Fužina 181
4265 Bohinjsko jezero

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