Solidarity with Ukraine

Solidarity with Ukraine: Municipal Cultural Institutions For Fleeing People

Bratislava City Library, Museum, Gallery and ZOO are offering their services for free to all people fleeing war in Ukraine. To all who had to abandon their homes, the city cultural institutions offer safe space to spend free time and place to learn, get information or rest. Details are stated below.

The library is acquiring new books in Ukrainian language and planing a programme for children. First afternoon event with animated movies for kids will take place on Thursday March 24th from 14:00 do 18:00 at Kapucínska 3. The movies are curated with goal of no language barrier.

City Library in Bratislava offers people who have fled Ukraine free of charge and without registration · Wi-Fi connection · Computers with internet access · Possibility to charge phones, laptops and tablets · Possibility to print and scan documents · Drinking water and toilets, baby changing table · Safe and quiet place to rest · Space and activities for children of different ages · Space for studying, collaborative work and meetings · Possibility to use electronic piano and guitar · Access to foreign press in the e-database PressReader · Tools and audiobooks for the blind and visually impaired Address: Laurinská 5 (fiction and foreign language literature), Kapucínska 1-3 (department for children and youth, music and art literature), Klariská 16 (non-fiction literature, department for the blind and visually impaired) Opening hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 – 19:00 Contact:, 02/544 31 316

Bratislava City Gallery offers people who have fled Ukraine access to all exhibitions in both palaces free of charge. Moreover, in the Studio of Bratislava City Gallery in Mirbach Palace awaits you: • Creative play area and activities for children of different ages • Cartoons and fairy tale books for children • Tables for work, collaborative work and meetings, possibility to charge phones, laptops and tablets • Computers with internet access • Wi-Fi connection • Warm drinks and drinking water • Toilets, baby changing table • Courtyards, space to relax

Address: Pálffy Palace – exhibitions, courtyard Panská 19

Mirbach Palace – exhibitions, courtyard and Studio of Bratislava City Gallery Františkánske nám. 11

Opening hours: Monday closed Tuesday 11:00 – 18:00 Wednesday 13:00 – 20:00 Thursday – Sunday 11:00 – 18:00

**Bratislava City Museum **offers people who have fled Ukraine access to all exhibitions and locations free of charge. In addition, in the Old Town Hall (Radničná 1) it also offers:

  • daily storage of luggage in a guarded cloakroom,
  • possibility to charge phones, laptops and tablets,
  • toilets,
  • drinking water,
  • a room for work or relaxation with internet access and basic amenities (upon request

Opening hours of the Old Town Hall: Monday: closed Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00 – 18:00 Contact:

ZOO Bratislava In these difficult times that our neighbors are going through, we would like to express our solidarity with the citizens of Ukraine and help those who are currently in Bratislava make their time here a little bit more pleasant. Therefore, during the working week we offer free entry to our zoo to all Ukrainian citizens who provide their Ukrainian passport or other identity document at the entrance. We hope that at least for a while you will be able to take your minds off everything here.

Opening hours: Monday - Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00 Address: Mlynská dolina 1A, 842 27 Bratislava

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