Slovak National Gallery - Water Barracks - Slovakia
Are you a business owner in Slovakia?
Promote your business 365 days a year with the #1 Guide to Slovakia.
- Gain MAXIMUM EXPOSURE with a 'Dedicated Business Profile'
Directions to Slovak National Gallery - Water Barracks
The Slovak National Gallery was founded in 1948 as the top state institution in the fields of art history, art collecting, scientific research, culture and education.
The gallery in Bratislava consists of a complex of buildings. The central building was originally a four-wing baroque residence on the Danube embankment (hence its name the Water Barracks) built in 1759-1763 (after a design by architects G.B. Martinelli and F.A. Hillebrandt). This was later reconstructed and an extension was built (1969-1977; designed by architect V. Dedecek) to meet new requirements.
Gothic Art in Slovakia
This new permanent exhibition presents sculptures, panel paintings and reconstructed altars from the late 13th to the first quarter of the 16th century, as well as acquisitions from the last ten years.
16th-18th-Century European Art
This exhibition presents a selection of significant works representing Renaissance, Mannerism and baroque art in Europe.
Baroque Art in Slovakia
The works in this exhibition record the development of fine arts in Slovakia in the late Renaissance, and early and late baroque periods through Classicist and rococo images.
19th-Century Art in Slovakia
The 19th-century paintings and sculptures in this display document the development of Slovak art in connection with central European art. The works of art present a variety of styles including Classicism, Biedermayer, Romanticism, Realism and plein air painting. The main genres include portrait, landscape, still life and, from the later part of the century, genre motifs.
You may also like
Bratislava: The Gems of the Little Carpathians
If you are in Bratislava for more than one day, you must explore the region of The Little Carpathians and its gems! This tour is like a good cocktail: mixed with traditioFrom €140.00
Bratislava: City Highlights and Surroundings Tour
Visit hidden places in Bratislava, but not only in the city. You will drive outside of the city, visit other interesting places which are off the beaten tourist track.From €79.00
- Best Seller
Bratislava by Sightseeing Bus
Experience beautiful Bratislava Castle as you gaze out over the charming Slovak capital. Ride the sightseeing bus along the Danube River while listening to audio commenta147 ReviewsFrom €12.00
Local Secrets of Bratislava: Small Group City Tour
Skip the generic Old Town tours and see local bites, local sights, and local sips, showing you a side of Bratislava you won’t see with anyone else.1 ReviewsFrom €64.00
Private city tour of Bratislava
Enjoy a private city tour of Bratislava with a local guide and see all the city highlights including the Devin castle and Bratislava Castle and Parliament.From €269.00
From Krakow: Slovakia Treetop Walk and Thermal Spa
Escape the busy city of Krakow and travel into the Bachledova Valley in Slovakia to walk the 1234-meter-long treetop trail situated 24 meters above the ground. Admire theFrom €72.07
City Discovery Game: The Secrets of Bratislava's Old Town
Imagine seeing Bratislava in a new light, without listening to a tour guide. With this unique discovery game, enjoy a gentle stroll around the city as you solve clues to5 ReviewsFrom €20.00
Full-Day Tour from Bratislava to the North of Slovakia
Familiarize yourself with the beauty and history of northern Slovakia on a full-day trip from Bratislava. Hike through Mala Fatra National Park, spend time in the villageFrom €249.00
Bratislava: 3-Hour Private Walking Tour
On this private tour of Bratislava, your local guide will take you on a captivating tour of the capital city of Slovakia. See the highlights of this beautiful city, inclu8 ReviewsFrom €125.00
- Best Seller
Dunajec River Gorge Rafting and Tree Top Walk from Krakow
Head to southern Poland's most picturesque district for a rafting trip on the Dunajec River. Discover the Tatra region from the treetops of Slovakia.2 ReviewsFrom €59.82