Municipality of Novo mesto
The Social Activities Department of Novo mesto Urban Municipality is responsible for social and health care, education, sports and cultural activities, including cultural heritage preservation and amateur activities. The local branches of the Union of Cultural Societies of Slovenia (ZKDS) and the Public Fund for Cultural Activities of the Republic of Slovenia facilitate the activities of local cultural organisations and act as mediators in respect of state and municipal funding.
The town is also home to several national institutions, including the Historical Archives Ljubljana: Dolenjska and Bela Krajina Unit, Novo mesto, and the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, Novo mesto Regional Office. The Chapter Library and the Franciscan Archives and Library, Novo mesto are of particular note. The Janez Trdina Cultural Centre, Novo mesto is one of the town's most active venues.
- Dolenjska Museum Novo mesto
- Jakac House, Novo mesto
- Anton Podbevšek Theatre
- Janez Trdina Cultural Centre, Novo mesto
- Institute for the Protection of Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, Novo mesto Regional Office
- Historical Archives Ljubljana: Dolenjska and Bela Krajina Unit, Novo mesto
- List of urban municipalities