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Croatia  Museums

In Croatia you can find many museums. Here below you can find a list of the larger museums in Croatia.

Cakovec

  • Medimurje Museum

    Dubrovnik

  • Ethnographic museum
  • Museum of Dubrovnik palace of the emperor
  • Dominican monastery museum
  • Museum for contemporary history
  • City Walls museum
  • Maritime Museum
  • Treasure chamber of the cathedral museum
  • House of playwrighter Marin Drsic

    Gornja Stubica

  • Museum of the farmer insurrection

    Gospic

  • Lika museum

    Hlebine

  • Gallery of Native art and the paintings collection Ivan Generalic

    Karlovac

  • City museum

    Klanjec

  • Gallery of the sculptor Antun Augustincic

    Krapina

  • Evolution museum and finding place of the ancient men Husnjakovo
  • Ljudevit Gay museum

    Kumrovec

  • ”Staro selo" (the old village – ethnographic open-air museum); birth house of J. B. Tito

    Makarska

  • Malakologisch museum (collection of shells)
  • City museum

    Osijek

  • Slovenian museum
  • Gallery of Arts

    Pazin

  • Museum of the city Pazin, ethnographic museum of Istria

    Pula

  • Archaeological museum of Istria in Pula | (Archelogiski Muzej Istre) the archaeological museum, categorised in the old German school, lies in a park which can be reached from the Twins gate. It shows findings from Pula and surroundings, from the prehistory up to the middle ages. On the committed ground you see construction fragments, mosaics, furnace bridges and other pieces from antiquity and middle ages. First deepening has been dedicated to the period from the late stone time up to the Roman time. Three departures on second deepening contain Roman finds (among which a woman picture without head that has been found in Nesactium, near Pula). The pieces in two other departures are late classic and medieval. Interestingly are the scrap pieces of Slavonian sepulchres from 7de-12de the century.

    Address:
    Carrarina 3
    Pula
    Tel: 052 218 603

    Visiting hours:
    From June till September opened daily from 09.00 - 20.00. From October till May opened from Monday till Saturday from 09.00 - 15.00.

  • Historical museum of Istria in Pula | (Povijesni muzej Istre) this star-shaped castle with four bastions accommodates the historical museum of Istria and in the 14th centuries by the Venetians was built on the rests of the Roman capitolium. The walls which link the four towers, offer a beautiful view concerning the city. Near there are remainings of a 2nd century theatre.

    Address:
    Kastel
    Pula
    Tel: 052 211 740

    Visiting hours: in summertime opened daily from 08.00 - 19.00. in the wintertime opened daily from 08.00 - 16.00

    Rijeka

  • Maritime museum of the Croatian coast area in Rijeka | (Pomorski i Povijesni Muzej Hrvatskog Primorja) this is the oldest museum of Rijeka, has been set up in 1876, but since 1955 established in the in 1896 built governors palace. The history of the shipping is treated by means of ship models, weapons and shipping instruments from the 17th and the 18th centuries. Moreover you find here archaeological collections (from prehistory up to middle ages), impress, pieces of furniture, paintings and an ethnographic collection.

    Address:
    Muzejski trg 1/1
    Rijeka
    Tel: 051 213578

    Visiting hours: Opened from Tuesday till Saturday from 09.00 till 13.00.


    Sibenik

  • City museum of Sibenik | (Muzej Grada Sibenika) the Venetians earl Niccolò Marcello linked its name to this palace that he had let build in beginning of the 17th century. It was the residence of the Venetian governor, but is now a museum concerning the city. Late renaissance building accommodates currencies, archaeological finds from the stone time up to the Roman time, early Croatian pictures from the 7th till the 9th century and a rich file of historical documents concerning the city and its territory, of which a lot of from the middle ages. On the façade beside the entrance a picture of the earl (1609-1611) has been placed.

    Address:
    Gradska Vrata 3
    Sibenik
    Tel: 022 213 880

    Visiting hours: in the summertime opened daily from 10.00 - 13.00 and from 18.00 - 22.00. in the wintertime opened daily from 10.00 - 13.00 and from 17.00 - 19.00.

    Split

  • National museum of Split | (Galerija Umjetnina) in this museum there is a wide overview of art of Split and of seeing from the rest of Dalmatia of the 16th -20th century. The Venetians masters hang in the gallery of honour , but there are also important icons from the school of Bocche di Cattaro (18th till 19th century) and contemporary art, among which work of Ivan Mestrovic and Vlaho Bukovac. Also there are temporary expositions.

    Address:
    Lovretska 11
    Split
    Tel: 021 480 149

    Visiting hours: in the summertime from Monday till Saturday opened from 09.00 - 12.00 and from 17.00 - 19.00. in the wintertime from Monday till Saturday opened from 09.00 - 12.00 and from 16.00 - 18.00.


  • Museum for Croatian archaeological monuments in Split | (Muzej hrvatskih Arheologiskih Spomenika) Since 1975 this museum housed finds from Split and surroundings from the early middle ages. The collection includes work from the first Croatian sculptors as from approximately 800 the stones fragments, originating from churches and castles, existence from tombs, capitals, furnace bridge fronts, ciboria and windows. Striking especially the hexagonal marble baptismal font of prince Viseslav from the beginning of the 9th century, and the sarcophagus of queen Jelena from the 10th century is discovered in the old Roman city Salona.

    Address:
    Setaliste Ivana Mestrovica
    Split
    Tel: 021 358 420

    Visiting hours: in the summertime from Tuesday till Saturday opened from 09.00 till 15.00 and from 17.00 till 19.00, Sunday from 10.00 - 12.00. in the wintertime from Tuesday till Saturday opened from 09.00 - 15.00, Sunday from 10.00 - 12.00.

  • Museum of Split | (Muzej Grada Splita) Gothic Papalic-palace are one of most captivating buildings of the 15th -16th century which have nested themselves in the parts of Diocletianus-complex. It is now an exhibition room with art objects, with 16th century pieces, paintings and books which illustrate the history of the city between 12th and the 18th century.

    Address:
    Papaliceva 1
    Split
    Tel: 021 341 240

    Visiting hours: From June till September opened daily from 09.00 - 12.00 and from 18.00 - 21.00. From October till May from Tuesday till Friday opened from 09.00 - 16.00 and Saturday and Sunday from 10.00 - 12.00.

  • Archaeological museum of Split | (Archelogiski Muzej) this museum has been set up in 1820, and has sat since 1921in the current building.. The considerable collection includes finds from the Roman and early christen time and the middle ages, which are exposed in rotation. Especially the finds in Salona , such as sculptures, capitals, sarcophagus , jewels, currencies, small objects of glazed terracotta and earth ware interesting. The museum has also finds from the Roman city Narona.

    Address:
    Zrinsko Frankopanska 25
    Split
    Tel: 021 318 720

    Visiting hours: in the summertime from Tuesday till Saturday opened from 09.00 - 13.00 and from 16.00 - 19.00, Sunday from 10.00 - 12.00. in the wintertime from Tuesday till Saturday opened from 09.00 - 13.00, Sunday from 10.00 - 12.00.


  • Ivan Mestrovic Gallery in Split | gallery Mestrovic (Galerija Mestrovic) in the early years thirty of the 20th century Ivan Mestrovic lived in this house. The sculptor devised himself the building, with two low towers to the ends and a loggia with eight pillars. His pictures, among which ' agreement on distance ' and ' the mantels ' appears, inside and outside. Under the statues in marble, wood and bronze are themselves also ' the contemplation ', ' the oath ' and ' psyche '. A part of the bldg. is still intact as an apartment of the artist. The Castle, on no. 39, can become visited with the same tickets. This 17th century house belonged to the family Cavagnin and in 1932, by Mestrovic being bought to establish a exhibition room. He built here also a small church to expose ' new will ' a serial relief under the name, now replace by a another work, the ' author of the Apocalypse '.

    Address:
    Setaliste Ivana Mestrovica 46
    Split
    Tel: 021 358 450

    Visiting hours: From June till September From Tuesday till Saturday opened from 10.00 -18.00, Sunday from 10.00 - 15.00. From October till May from Tuesday till Saturday opened from 10.00 - 16.00, Sunday from 10.00 - 14.00.

    Trogir

  • City museum of Trogir | (Muzej Grada Trogira) behind the Land gate lies the baroque Garagnin Fanfogna-palace, arranged as a city museum with 18th century furniture, an archaeological collection, books, documents, drawings and ancient clothing; everything linked with the history of the city.

    Address:
    Gradska Vrata 4
    Trogir
    Tel: 021 881 406

    Visiting hours: from June till September from Monday till Saturday opened from 09.00 - 12.00 and from 18.00 - 21.00. from October till May of Monday till Saturday opened from 07.00 - 15.00.

    Trakozcan

  • Trakozcan Castle-Museum (collection of ancient weapons)

    Varazdin Town

  • Museum of the old city

    Zadar

  • Archaeological museum of Zadar | (Archelogiski Muzej) the archaeological museum sits in a new building at the Roman forum. The collection goes from the prehistory to the recent history and manages from the complete area Zadar and the archipelago. Especially the glass work from the Roman time and the early christen and the medieval liturgical objects are interesting.

    Address:
    Trg opatice Cike 1
    Zadar
    Tel: 023 250 516

    Visiting hours: in the summertime from Monday till Friday opened from 09.00 - 13.00 and from 17.00 - 20.00, Saturday from 09.00 - 13.00 and Sunday from 17.00 - 20.00. in the wintertime from Monday till Friday opened from 10.00 - 13.00 and from 16.30 - 18.30, Saturday from 09.00 - 13.00.

  • Popular museum of Zadar
  • Museum of posting of sacral art

    Zagreb

  • Archaeological museum
  • Ethnographic museum
  • Croatian museum of Naive art,
  • Modern Gallery
  • City museum
  • Mimara museum
  • Museum of Arts and Crafts
  • Historical museum
  • Museum of temporary art
  • Strossmayer Gallery
  • Technical museum


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