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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
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Reviewed 29 January 2012

This is one of the finest museums but should not be taken care

Thank Ivan H
Reviewed 27 January 2012

Makes you feel small and astonished ... The fact that the museum was also his home, says a lot, for itself!

5  Thank zzmaja
Reviewed 23 December 2011

we got a private tour, explanations, stories, artists biography from the staff! Amassing collection from an amassing man!

2  Thank AnaNovakovicBelgrade
Reviewed 26 November 2011

We enjoyed seeing this large collection of Mestrovic's work in and around his mansion with its lovely views just outside the Old City. It was interesting to learn more about his life before he moved to the US. The nearby Kastelet Chapel is also worth...More

4  Thank NewYorkCityJoan
Reviewed 16 November 2011

Best part was the walk from Old Town up to the museum and the chapel. No one there which was good and bad as there was no information provided once you left the gate house. Beautiful sculpture and a maganificent site

1  Thank NPWNewYork_NY
Reviewed 1 November 2011

I knew nothing about Ivan Mestrovic and was blown away by this gallery. I walked from Split town, up the hill about 20 mins, but it was well worth it. Set in lovely gardens, the gallery contains some amazing works. Don't miss the commissions for...More

2  Thank Richest_kidd
Reviewed 9 September 2011

Include a visit to this museum when you visit Split.

1  Thank dbb00
Reviewed 8 August 2011

everyone who visits split sees the diocletian palace and the waterfront but a must do is to walk around the waterfront below the marjan hill to the mestrovich gallery. the location is superb and the sculptures in the garden and inside are truly stunning. stop...More

5  Thank maggic
Reviewed 12 November 2010

This was our second visit to the gallery. Unfortunately on the first occasion we went there on a Monday and as we now know most galleries are shut on Mondays! We were the only people in the gallery on the day we visited. Someone came...More

2  Thank ExCymru
Reviewed 24 February 2010

There isn't too much information in the muesuem, however Rick Steve escorted us through with his walking tour. I was very captivated by Ivan's story and his empowering sculptures. This was one of my favorites places that we went in Split.

1  Thank mwood2278
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GrandmaPCalgary
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We took a taxi to the Mestrovic Gallery when we went there in may of 2016. It is a short ride from the Central area of Split. However, since it was a beautiful day, we took a pleasant 15 minute walk (slight downgrade... More
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