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Zagreb Museums

Zagreb is the best place to go museum-hopping as the city has plenty of museums belonging to diverse subjects. Whether you are interested in ancient remains, old masters or bones, you will find it all here.

The museums in the city are mostly located around three locations - Upper Town, around Zrinjevac park, and Marshal Tito square. You can visit any of these destinations and explore the museums there. However, make sure you do not visit on Monday as the museums are closed.

Museum of Broken Relationships
Museum of Broken Relationships

Museum of Broken Relationships

Address: Ćirilometodska 2, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 485 1021

Archaeological Museum
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Archaeological Museum

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 the ancient times. The museum is divided into three floors of permanent collections. The ground floor displays a permanent exhibit of the numismatic collection while the second floor showcases a compilation from Greek, 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 the world's longest Etruscan inscription.

Address: Trg Nikole Šubica Zrinskog 19, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 487 3101

Croatian Naïve Art Museum (Muzej za umjetnost i obrt)
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Croatian Naïve Art Museum (Muzej za umjetnost i obrt)

The Croatian Museum of Naive Art includes 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 beautiful of use of colour.

Address: Sv. Cirila i Metoda 3, Gornji grad Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 485 1911, +385 1 485 2125

Zagreb City Museum
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Zagreb City Museum

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 1 485 1361

Ethnographic Museum (Etnografski muzej)
Ethnographic Museum

Ethnographic Museum (Etnografski muzej)

Situated at 14 Ivan Mažuranić Square, the Ethnographic Museum in Zagreb houses the ethnographic heritage of Croatia. Established in 1919 by Salamon Berger, the museum is located inside a building designed by the architect Vjekoslav Bastl. The museum also contains statues created by Rudolf Valdec and frescoes by Oton Iveković. This place has around 80,000 items but only 2800 are on display and are categorized into three zones: Dinaric, Pannonian, and Adriatic.

Address: Trg braće Mažuranić 14, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia

Mimara Museum (Muzej Mimara)
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Mimara Museum (Muzej Mimara)

The Mimara Museum is situated in the Roosevelt Square in Zagreb, at a neo-Renaissance building. It showcases 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 also.

Address: Rooseveltov trg 5, Grad, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 482 8100

Museum of Contemporary Art (Muzej suvremene umjetnosti)
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Museum of Contemporary Art (Muzej suvremene umjetnosti)

The museum, which was 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 there are regular thematic and monographic exhibitions of paintings by Croatian as well as international artists exhibited.

Address: Avenija Dubrovnik 17, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 605 2700/ 1 605 2701

Ferdinand Budicki Automobile Museum (Muzej Automobila Ferdinand Budicki)
Ferdinand Budicki Automobile Museum

Ferdinand Budicki Automobile Museum (Muzej Automobila Ferdinand Budicki)

The Ferdinand Budicki Automobile Museum is the first-of-its-kind automobile museum in Croatia. The museum holds around 100 antique and classic cars, bicycles, motorcycles and other kinds of automobiles along with different memorabilia. The museum lies on the Knez Ljudevit Posavski Street 48 and was established by Valentino Valjak, a car enthusiast. The museum is named after the owner of the first car in the city, Ferdinand Budicki.

Address: Ul. kneza Ljudevita Posavskog 48, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia

Technical Museum (Tehnicki Muzej)
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Technical Museum (Tehnicki Muzej)

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. It is also known as Technology museum. There are numbers 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 1 435 446

The Museum for Arts and Crafts (Muzej za umjetnost i obrt)
The Museum for Arts and Crafts

The Museum for Arts and Crafts (Muzej za umjetnost i obrt)

The Museum of 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 1 482 6922/ 1 488 2111

Croatian Natural History Museum (Hrvatski prirodoslovni muzej)
Croatian Natural History Museum

Croatian Natural History Museum (Hrvatski prirodoslovni muzej)

The Croatian Natural History Museum situated on Dimitrije Demeter Street in the city of Zagreb is the biggest and the oldest natural history museum in the country. It is also a major centre for natural history study, collection and also preservation. The museum includes around 2 million artefacts, which also includes 1.1 million animal specimens. Visitors can examine specimens related to the petrography, mineralogy, and zoology along with the Rock Map of Croatia and the Geological Pole here.

Address: Demetrova 1, Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 485 1700

Moderna Galerija (Moderna Galerija)
Moderna Galerija

Moderna Galerija (Moderna Galerija)

The Modern Gallery overlooks the Zrinjevac Park and is situated inside the Vranyczany Palace in Zagreb. This museum showcases Croatian art belonging to the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. The gallery has around 750 permanent works from renowned artists like Mate Celestin Medovic, Miroslav Kraljević, Vlaho Bukovac, Frana Kršinić, etc. and an impressive total collection of around 10,000 works of art.

Address: Andrije Hebranga 1, Zagreb, Croatia

Sculpture Museum (Atelijer Meštrović)
Atelijer Meštrović

Sculpture Museum (Atelijer Meštrović)

The Atelijer Meštrović museum is devoted to promote and preserve the works of one of the most famous artists in Croatia, Ivan Meštrović. The museum is set inside the artist’s 17th-century home, a place where he lived and worked. The museum contains sculptures, lithographs, furniture, drawings and other items of his works.

Address: Mletačka 8, 10 000, Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: +385 1 485 1123

Memorial center (Muzejsko-memorijalni centar Dražen Petrović)
Muzej Dražen Petrović

Memorial center (Muzejsko-memorijalni centar Dražen Petrović)

The Dražen Petrović Museum is dedicated to the Croatian basketball sensation, Dražen Petrović. The museum is a fun place to explore where the visitors can find rewards, medals, personal items of the player, letters and also fan gifts to Petrović. The museum is situated next to the Drazen Petrovic Basketball Hall and was opened on Petrovic’s 13th death anniversary.

Address: Dražen Petrovic Museum-Memorial Center, Trg Dražen Petrović 3, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel.: + 385 1 484 3146

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