Bratislava has about 30 specialised museums and are top-visited by art lovers. Despite being a small city, it has several cultural institutions. The historical museums cover the nation's long history.
Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum
Founded by Dutch entrepreneur, art lover Gerard Meulensteen and writer, art enthusiast Vincent Polakovic, the Danubiana Museum is a modern platform built on a peninsula strip park. With the open location and Danube River encompassing the property, the museum's lawn holds outdoor sculptures exhibitions. Paintings, prints and books are displayed inside the modern structure. An art shop is also available for souvenirs and cards.Address: Vodné dielo, Cunovo, Bratislava, Slovakia
Bratislava City Museum
Rightfully carrying the Bratislava City Museum title, this historical institution tells the colourful story of Bratislava through its massive collection of paintings, photographs, exhibits, and galleries. Divided into sections, each museum brings about a unique display of appreciation to their respective subjects:
Slovak National Gallery
The Slovak National Gallery was built to uphold the nation's vast arts, research, science, and education collections. Some permanent exhibits residing in the gallery are:
Temporary Exhibitions and Reading Room at Esterházy Palace, Námestie Ludovíta Štúra 4, Bratislava, Slovakia
Permanent Expositions, Cabinets of Art and Temporary Exhibitions at Water Barracks, Courtyard and Bridge, Rázusovo nábrežie 2, Bratislava, Slovakia
The Muzeum Dopravy (Transport Museum) is appropriately located at the first Bratislava steam-railway station. Visitors will be ushered into the gallery to witness the exhibition of mint cars from the '60s, 70's, 20th century, pre and post-war times. Steam, electric locomotives, wagons and some unique vehicular railways of Slovakia fill the museum hall.
Address: Šancová 1/A, 811 05 Bratislava, Slovakia
Bibiana International House of Art for Children
Bibiana Art Centre is an interactive venue for children. With fun, colourful facilities, it encourages youngsters to experience the different mediums of art - books, sculptures, plays and galleries. The Art House also promotes better literature awareness amongst children.
Address: Panská, 811 02 Bratislava-Staré Mesto, Slovakia