Museum stories

Dwarf Rhinoceros, Jaw, Motnik

Objavljeno: 29.10.2019
Somewhat younger, but still inconceivably old, tertiary rocks from the former Pannonian Sea have been preserved on the outskirts of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps (the Tertiary began about 64 million years ago and ended 1.6 million years ago). They can be found in the valleys of Kamniška Bistrica and ...

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The first national holiday in Kamnik, October 29, 1918

Objavljeno: 06.09.2019
The photograph on the card, taken by Kamnik professional photographer Franc Aparnik, shows famous Kamnik’ citizens who were photographed in national costumes on the occasion of the proclamation of the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs on October 29, 1918, on the main square in Kamnik. From the ...

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Carl Vogel, Girl, 1857

Objavljeno: 16.05.2019
In the picture is a full-length depicted girl. The girl is sitting on the grass, a brighter, blue sky opens above her. She is dressed in a green dress with a narrow paw and a wide skirt, underneath the white lace lower skirt, and in a white transparent blouse with short sleeves and a wide cut. She ...

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Torila, wood, 20th century

Objavljeno: 18.04.2019
Torila are wooden round dishes for draining cheese. They were made of one piece of wood (maple, pear, black hornbeam, etc.), extruded or exfoliated with slightly outwardly inclined edges. At the bottom there are various symbols in addition to the holes for draining the liquid, such as the crosses, ...

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Easter eggs, 80s of the 20th century

Objavljeno: 16.04.2019
Easter egg is a traditional food. Egg is an Indo-European spring symbol, an image of new life and fertility. In Christianity it symbolizes the resurrection of Christ, including the drops of his blood, and for a few centuries it is part of the consecrated Easter dishes. In Slovenia, the decorating ...

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The framework of the diploma received by Rudolf Maister, 1924

Objavljeno: 29.03.2019
On the birthday of General Rudolf Maister and on the commemoration of the Municipality of Kamnik, on 29 March 2019 Maister's grandson, Mr. Borut Maister donated to the Intermunicipal Museum Kamnik and the Municipality of Kamnik an object that is invaluable to us. Especially because there are very ...

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Donation of Borut Maister

Objavljeno: 19.03.2019
On the birthday of General Rudolf Maister and on the commemoration of the Municipality of Kamnik, on 29 March 2019 Maister's grandson, Mr. Borut Maister donated to the Intermunicipal Museum Kamnik and the Municipality of Kamnik an object that is invaluable to us. Especially because there are very ...

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Gryphon, Trojane, second half of 2nd century

Objavljeno: 07.03.2019
In the lapidary of the Intermunicipal museum Kamnik, we store a part of the tombstone with a gryphon motif, which was found in Trojane in 1937, made from white marble from Pohorje. On the preserved part of the tombstone, a winged mystical creature of gryphon is depicted. Relief is an excellent ...

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Franc Pustovrh (Pustavrh), Sela near Kamnik, watercolour, 1863

Objavljeno: 25.02.2019
The characteristic romantic outline depicts the provincial motif from Sela near Kamnik. At the heart of the motif is a parish church with a bell tower and two buildings (parish) from the north side. In the foreground there is a coloured darker, slightly raised part, from which we see the church on ...

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Heart, model for small bread, late 19th century

Objavljeno: 14.02.2019
Small bread is a type of pastry typical of the Gorenjska region prepared from flour, honey, pepper, cinnamon, cloves and salt. Wooden models, in which they formed small bread, are partly in the 18th and mostly in the 19th century. On models, human and animal figurines, plant motifs and geometric ...

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