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Archaeological Museum Split

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The oldest museum in Croatia includes archaeological artifacts from the prehistoric, Greek, Roman, early Christian and Medieval ages.
Zrinjsko-Frankopanska 25, Split 21000, Croatia
+385 21 319 340
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

This museum was rather hard to find as we originally were directed to the Croatian museum by mistake! It’s based in an old-fashioned house, surrounded by a lush garden. We went in October and enjoyed sitting in the beautifully maintained garden. As others have noted,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

My wife and I have visited archaeological museums covering prehistoric, Greek and Roman periods throughout Europe. The collection in this museum is one of the best - particularly for everyday objects (like a Roman cattle brand which we have never seen elsewhere) as well as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tony P
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The museum is an old villa surrounded by a garden and covered arcade around the perimeter. It's a short walk to the North of Split Old City. It's not like your conventional museum with multiple rooms of items. Instead: there is essentially 3 rooms (one...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is a great and very user-friendly museum in Split. It is so amazing to see the treasures that have bee unearthed in and near Split. Incredible history. Just love that musuem!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Robert L
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This museum has an outside area along with a small room inside to explore. Even with the guidebook, it was hard to identify the pieces on display or find any information about them. Despite this, I was enjoying my visit until a man working at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

10 minutes North West of the city walls. Absolutely worth the short stroll. A tremendous collection of antiquities from Palaeolithic axe heads to medieval bronze helmets with everything in between. We spent an hour fascinated by this museum and could have spent more time here....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MJBhoy
Reviewed 6 September 2018

I really enjoyed this museum, there are quite a large number of artefacts, many of which focus on the day to day life of people from the Paleolithic Era to the Dark Ages. There was also a temporary exhibit showing gold earrings from the Roman...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank joebobs1
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

A museum without any ambition. Small collection. Many empty places. Old fashioned interior. Depressive look. Only the small artefacts looked well

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nautiek
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Went in the evening & saw only 2 other visitors. The receptionist was very friendly & the indoor collection has lovely modern, clear presentation, with English summaries of periods: from prehistory through Greek, Roman & into Croatian periods; & translated info about the objects displayed:...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RosieS56
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This museum was a find, despite having to wait 1/2 hour for it to re-open at 2pm. A great collection of artifacts and history from the region, going back over 3,000 years, including some amazing coin collections. Highly recommend

Date of experience: June 2018
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