Kobarid Museum

Hiking Biking Families Researchers Groups
1.5 hrs

You are invited to learn about why the Twelfth Isonzo Battle was so special that it enjoys a global reputation in terms of history. The story of the breakthrough near Kobarid (Caporetto, Karfreit) attracts numerous visitors from all over the world. The Kobarid Museum communicates the story about the life of soldiers of all nationalities that fought on the Isonzo Front. Since 1990 it has been the central point where the heritage of World War I is presented in Slovenia. It developed from a private collection into a museum that won the Council of Europe Museum Prize. It has organized more than forty acclaimed exhibitions at home and in major European capitals. It is open all days throughout the year.

Photos: (1) Jošt Gantar, Turizem Dolina Soče; (2–4) Katarina in Andrej Photography, Kobariški muzej


Guided Tour Programmes:

Let Yourself be Captivated by the Beauties of the Soča Valley

A Soldier’s Story from the Isonzo Front

Access and useful info


Arriving from Tolmin, turn right behind the petrol station onto the bypass (in the direction for Bovec) and take the second road to the left. Drive down Gregorčičeva ulica Street for 250 metres, Kobarid Museum will be on your left.
Instead of taking the bypass, you can drive directly through the town centre and at the end of Volaričeva ulica Street or the Trg svobode trg Square turn right onto Gregorčičeva ulica Street. After 200 metres you will arrive at the museum.


Kobariški muzej
(Kobarid Museum)
Gregorčičeva ulica 10
SI–5222 Kobarid
+386 5 389 00 00, +386 5 389 00 01, +386 41 714 072

Hiking Biking Families Researchers Groups
1.5 hrs


1.5 hrs

GPS coordinates

46.246517, 13.580979

Best time of year