Atelier-Ivan Mestrovic Foundation ( Visit Site )
The 17th century studio and residence of artist Atelier-Ivan Mestrovic has been renovated and is now being used as a museum to display his works of art, sculptures, paintings and photographs. Here you can get a feeling of how the artist must have lived and worked during his lifetime. Mestrovic later immigrated to the United States, where he worked as a professor of sculpture at the University of Notre Dame. There is small book shop at the museum where you can buy Mestrovic books and catalogues.
Address: Mletacka 8, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 4851123, +385 1 4851124
Archaeological Museum ( Visit Site )
The Archaeological Museum in Zagreb contains some of the best preserved archaeological remains in the world, giving us an insight into the lost world of ancient times. The museum is divided into three floors of permanent collections. The ground floor displays a permanent exhibit of numismatic collection while the second floor showcases a compilation from Greek and Roman and Medieval periods. Last but not least; the third floor contains prehistoric and Egyptian artefacts. Some of the best known findings at the museum are the bandages of the Zagreb mummy, Head of a Solin girl, Vucedol dove and a linen book with world's longest Etruscan inscription.
Address: Trg Nikole Šubica Zrinskog 19, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 4873101
Technical Museum ( Visit Site )
Founded in 1954, the Technical Museum's top attraction is the oldest preserved machine which dates back to the 19th century and is still operable. There are number of other electronic machines as well such as fire engines, fighter planes, old antique diving suits, a planetarium and the remains of a World War II submarine and a 1924 tram.
Address: Savska cesta 18, Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 435446
Zagreb City Museum ( Visit Site )
The Zagreb City Museum is located in the renovated convent of St. Clare and gives us a way to approach Zagreb's city life from medieval times to the present. This is done in the form of scale models that depict the development of the city over time. There are numerous objects of weaponry, religious items, furniture, ethnic costumes and photographs reflecting Zagreb's ups and downs. There is a nice little restaurant on the premises too.
Address: Opaticka ulica 20, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 4851361
The Museum for Arts and Crafts
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The Museum for Arts and Crafts, through its beautiful displays of furniture, textiles, photographs and sculptures, highlights traditional Croatian life over the years. One can get to view these exhibits with the help of legends, videos, and computer illustrations.
Address: Trg maršala Tita 10, Hrvatska, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 4826922, +385 1 4882111
Mimara Museum ( Visit Site )
The Mimara Museum located in a neo-Renaissance building in Roosevelt Square in Zagreb, houses a collection donated by famous Croatian-born artist Ante Topic Mimara. More than 3,700 works of art are on display, which includes 1,500 permanent exhibits dating from the prehistoric period to the 20th century. Paintings include works by various European (Dutch, German, English and French) artists.
Address: Rooseveltov trg 5, Grad, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 4828100
Croatian Naïve Art Museum ( Visit Site )
The Croatian Museum of Naive Art encompasses the most beautiful paintings by talented Croatian Artists such as Ivan Generalic and Ivan Lackovic. Most of the 1,500 paintings belong to the Hlebine School and are extremely charming with lots of use of colour.
Address: Sv. Cirila i Metoda 3, Gornji grad Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 4851911, +385 1 4852125
Museum of Contemporary Art
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The Museum, which started in 1954, has been instrumental in promoting modern and contemporary art through its 9,000 pieces of art. Several well known art pieces on display here are donated by art collectors and contain works of contemporary painters such as Benko Horvat and Josip Seissel. The exhibitions are not permanent but the museum regularly arranges thematic and monographic exhibitions of paintings by Croatian as well as international artists.
Address: Avenija Dubrovnik 17, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 6052700, +385 1 6052701
Moderna Galerija ( Visit Site )
Address: Andrije Hebranga 1, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 4922368
Galerija Badrov ( Visit Site )
Address: Trg Žrtava fašizma 1, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 4572575, +385 1 4572573
Galerija ULUPUH ( Visit Site )
Address: Tkalciceva 14, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 4813746
Galerija Greta ( Visit Site )
Address: Ilica 92, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 91 2220810, +385 91 9308159
Galerija Klovicevi Dvori ( Visit Site )
Address: Jezuitski trg 4, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 4851926
Staro Selo Museum ( Visit Site )
Staro Selo Museum located in the old village centre of Kumrovec is one of Zagreb's most important and superior open air ethnological museums. It includes well preserved 19th century thatched villages houses that have been restored to their original glory. In addition, the museum has a collection of authentic tools used for blacksmithing and a candle from the previous century. The museum's claim to fame is Marshal Tito's birth house, one of the most visited attractions by foreign tourists.
Address: Kumrovec b. b., 49295 Kumrovec, Croatia
Tel.: +385 49 225830