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Opening times, contact, location

The Archaeological park is a part of Botanic Garden od Maribor University. The idea of an archaeological park has its roots in the fact, that Botanical garden lays on the mount graveyard, dated approximately in year 1000 b.c. (late iron age). This area today is a protected  archeological heritage site. It used to be the place for burrials, which belonged to inhabitants of well fortified settlement at Poštela, on Pohorje Mount. It was one of the most important cities in late iron age times between  the Alps and Pannon region.

Botanical garden offers to its visitors an exhibition of archeology on the site and an archaeological trail. There are over twenty well preserved mount graves in a forested area on the south border of the garden. We take this 'frozen in time landscape' as an opportunity to introduce life in an iron age to wider public. A reconstruction of the mount grave is an option and also a posibility to present burrial ceremony.

Archaeological park has an exhibition, presenting life and customs in late iron age.  Archaeological trail is included in the park, where visitors can walk amongst the mount graves. Visit of the archaeological site in Botanic garden is just one of the stops of the archaeological trail, connecting historicaly important sites of Maribor and its surroundings. More:  http://maribor-pohorje.si/files/arheoloska_pot_po_mariboru_in_okolici.pdf



24 March - 30 September
every day (Monday till Sunday) from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.


every day (Monday till Sunday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.


every day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Closed on Sundays

December - February: if booked in advance


CONTACT INFORMATION for visiting the Botanical Garden:

tel.: 0 386 (0)31 310 330

e-mail: botanicni.vrt@um.si


Opening hours

From 24th March till September
Every day from 9.00 to 19.00

October to 18.00
November to 16.00, Sundays closed
December to Februar closed


Adults: 5 €
Pensioners: 3,5 €
School children and students: 3 €
Family ticket: 10 €

Preschool children free.


Tel.: +386 2 613 08 58
GSM: +386 31 310 330
Fax: +386 2 613 08 55

Email: botanicni.vrt@um.si


University of Maribor Botanical Garden
Pivola 90a
SI-2311 Hoce, Slovenia

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Bus Line: Ruše - Areh - Bellevue - Botanični vrt - Bellevue - Areh - Ruše

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The Garden wouldn't be the Garden without our Members, Donors and Volunteers.


Tel: +386 2 613 08 58
GSM: +386 31 310 330
Fax: +386 2 613 08 55
Email: botanicni.vrt@um.si

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