The National University Library of Slovenia is located in Ljubljana and holds 2.3 million volumes. The Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, also in the capital, holds 450,000 volumes. In 1997 there were 239 service points for the public library system, holding in total 6.2 million volumes.
Ljubljana hosts the National Gallery, Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Architecture, National Museum of Slovenia, as well as five other galleries and museums. The Technology Museum of Slovenia is in Vrhnika. There are dozens of regional museums throughout the country, including several in restored historical houses and castles.