For permanent exhibitions are present in the Novo Mesto-located Museum of Lower Carniola (Dolenjski muzej). Archaeological image of Lower Carniola features all major objects making Lower Carniola and Novo Mesto one of the European regions of exceptional archaeological heritage significantly contributing to the knowledge of European prehistory. Ethnological exhibition displays the rustic and handcrafted way of life in Lower Carniola of the 19th and the first half of the 20th century. Exhibition of Contemporary History represents the time from the end of the 19th century until 1945. Its central part is focused on the World War II in Lower Carniola.