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Elan Alpine Skiing Museum

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  • Elan Alpine Skiing Museum
    / Elan Alpine Skiing Museum
    Photo: Boris Pretnar, CC BY, Turizem Radovljica
  • / Elan Alpine Skiing Museum, Ski simulator
    Photo: Boris Pretnar, CC BY, Turizem Radovljica
  • / Elan Alpine Skiing Museum
    Photo: Boris Pretnar, CC BY, Turizem Radovljica

An interesting interactive insight into the history of alpine skiing and the revolutionary in-house design and technical innovation by the world famous Elan ski factory.

Elan, regarded as one of the most innovative companies in the area of the development of skis, opened a museum in 2018.

In its over seventy years history, Elan has introduced innumerable products to the market which, with its in-house technology, design and technical innovation, has changed the history of alpine skiing. Among the museum's exhibits are the first wooden skis made by Rudi Finžgar, as well as the latest ones featuring AmphibioTM technology. Other exhibits include old equipment for making skis and films and photographs showing the heroes of Elan skis.

The exhibits in the other part of the museum include various other sports equipment produced by Elan such as children's playground equipment, boats and even tennis rackets. A particularly interesting feature are the interactive points where visitors can 'make' skis, test their balance on skis or snowboards, and end by winding their way to the finish line in the ski simulator.

Opening hours

open today



Adults: €4

Families (parents and one or more children of school age): €10 

Students and pensioners: €3

Children aged 7–18: €2.50

Children up to the age of 7: free

Groups of over 10 people: €3 per person (prior reservations are advised) User
Radovljica tourist board
Updated: September 13, 2019

Public transport

Alpetour (Arriva) operates hourly public bus service to  Begunje, starting from Radovljica, Bled or Krnica. Few times a day, there is also a direct bus connection from directon of Tržič or Jesenice.

Ask the bus driver to stop at the bus stop in-front of Elan factory, or walk back 500 meters from the main bus station in Begunje. 

In July and August, a special Hop-on Hop-off bus runs from Bled, Campsite Šobec and Radovljica to Begunje. Look for the timetables at the web site of Radovljica tourist board.

Getting there

Use exits Lesce (3), Radovljica (4) or Brezje (5) from  A2/E 61 motorway and follow the signs for Begunje na Gorenjskem. 

Before reaching the village, you will see the Elan ski factory and The Elan alpine skiing museum on your right hand side.


A large car park is avaliable right outsite the museum and Elan factory shop.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Elan Alpine Skiing Museum

Begunje  1
4275 Begunje na Gorenjskem
Phone 00 386 4 535 14 00


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