The Museum Branch of MMH Svidník

The Museum Branch Svidník is a part of the Museum of Military History in Piešťany. It follows the tradition of the Musuem of Dukla found in 1965. The Museum exhibition was ceremonially opened on 4th Oct 1969 on the 25th anniversary of the Karpathian-Dukla operation. The museum holds in expositional, depository and administration rooms the documentation of the military history in the Slovakia immediately before and throughout the WWI in the East Karpathia, the period between the wars and the WWII period, especially focusing on the Karpathian-Dukla operation, the Partisan movement and the liberation of the Slovakia in 1944 – 1945. Its central exposition serves for the presentation of the documented facts.

Opening hours

Exposition Svidník:
May 1st October 15th :
Tuesday to Sunday: 09.00 – 17.00 CET

October 16th - November 30th
April 1st 
April 30th :
Tuesday – Friday: 09.00 – 15.00 CET
Saturday – Sunday: 11.00 – 15.00 CET

December 1st  - March 31th :
Tuesday – Friday: 09.00 – 15.00 CET
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays (24-26.12; 1.1; 6.1):
Observatory Tower – Dukla:
May 1st October 15th :
Tuesday to Sunday: 09.00 – 17.00 CET.

Entrance fee: exposition Svidník and the Observatory Tower – Dukla

Adults: 1.00 €
Students and retired: 0.50 €
Children under 15years: free of charge
The entrance to the exhibition and information pavilion – Dukla is free of charge.

Where to find us:

The institute of military history
The Museum Branch of MMH Svidník


Museum Branch Svidník
Tel.: 00421 54 7521398

Our Information board:

Informačná tabuľa - Expozícia Svidník a Duklianske bojisko areál - Final 8.2016