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Galerija Mestrovic

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Galerija Meštrović houses the masterpieces of Ivan Meštrović carved in marble, bronze and wood. The house was built based on Meštrović's design (1931 - 1939), and was intended to be his family summer residence, working studio and exhibition space...more
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Setaliste Ivana Mestrovica 46, Split 21000, Croatia
+385 21 340 803
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Split is surely well known for the old city center, Diocletian Palace and the seafront promenade. But, in addition, my suggestion is to spend 1-1,5 hours to meet sculpture masterpieces in the maestro's villa-museum, an attraction in itself. Through the presentation video (quite long but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stefano D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to most major museums in the world, including the Rodin Museums in both Paris and Philadelphia, and I thought this was comparable to both. Really nice museum in a spectacular location. I had little knowledge about Mestrovic before I went, but I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank unc66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building in which this museum is hosted is splendid on all fronts. It is massive, sitting on a huge lot and it is well lit. The exhibit inside is not as spectacular, unfortunately. The sculptures are roughly sculpted, many of them being draft versions....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Isa-Francis
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Our tour guide arranged for us a lecture by a Mestrovic Gallery staff person— she was amazing and this lecture prompted us to check out the gallery. We were astounded by Mestrovic’s work presented at the Gallery and on gallery grounds and the work at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DebbieStPaul
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Some very interesting art work. Im not reallyinto sculpture, as an art form, but I enjoyed this place. Also the wooden "reliefs"

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank swoolatt
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This is beautifull place with a lot of very kind and educated people. Thank you for the wonderfull experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marko D
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Galerija Mestrovic is in a lovely location with a beautiful view of the sea. His home is very impressive and his collection of sculptures is interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MitziMarmot
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Few visitors will know much about sculpture coming in, but most will go out feeling enriched. The beautifully crafted art is already powerful in isolation, but the experience is elevated by the serene environment of the gallery, lifting the sculptures and the sculptor out of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank edhui5
Reviewed 25 October 2018

A beautiful location with sculptures in the garden and house. You can appreciate the workmanship but we were not necessarily enthralled.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sportguy18
Reviewed 22 October 2018

When visiting Split don't miss this wonderful collection of Mestrovic's works housed in his not less imposing summer villa and gardens, with magnificent views of the sea. The sculptures are mesmerizing and displayed in such a way that you can approach and circle each one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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12 October 2018|
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Response from Vicki R | Reviewed this property |
Buses go from town to stop just opposite
28 April 2015|
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Response from Vicki R | Reviewed this property |
buses pass the gallery and short taxi ride won't cost much -it is not far but up hill from the town