European cultural heritage. With the intensity of battles between the Slovenian Army and the Nazi
German Army, there was a need for the care of wounded fighters and their
safe convalescence. It was organized as a network of small hospitals with
the most famous Partisan hospital Franja. This hospital was located in
a hardly accessible gorge of Pasice nearby Cerkno where the ninth corpus
of Slovenian Army was operating. The hospital was in function from the
winter of 1943 to spring 1945 and had a mission to care for badly wounded
fighters. The hospital had 11 buildings with its own hydroelectric power
station and the X-ray. This location was pending for World Heritage UNESCO
On September 18th 2007 at 13:15 hour, the extremely heavy rain infact washed away the whole museum. Consequences of the tempest are visible here..
visualisation from the year 2000.