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Ethnographic Museum Split

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Unique Collection / Amazing Vestibule Rooftop Views

This is a good museum to visit if you have an hour to kill. (But if you have one museum to visit... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
New York City, New York
via mobile
Great rooftop, nice collection

This museum's collection is predominantly clothing and fabric from traditional Croatian cultures... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Iza Vestibula 4, Split 21000, Croatia
+385 21 344 164
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

The museum covers ethnic artifacts from about 1900 to the mid with century. Very interesting. The staff was exceptionally informative and we talked for several minutes about the existing materials and plans for the future. Overall a good experience.

2  Thank Bob S
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 28 May 2013

We arrived at the museum at 3:30 with an open sign on the door. The front desk woman refused to let us see the museum by repeatedly showing us the sign that said they close at 4:00. Despite our saying we would be done before...More

2  Thank Larry R
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

This is a good museum to visit if you have an hour to kill. (But if you have one museum to visit, make it the Gallerie Meštović, dedicated to the sculpture of Ivan Meštović. This museum is charming also for where it’s housed: in refurbished...More

1  Thank DougJ25
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This museum's collection is predominantly clothing and fabric from traditional Croatian cultures. It's a good collection if this is an area that interests you. I did wish there was more other types of exhibits, I really enjoyed the photographs, for example, and some more variation...More

1  Thank joebobs1
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The Klapa singers hang out under the dome. The acoustics are perfect for these acapella singers. They will sing a couple of songs and try to sell you their latest CD. We bought one and it is very good. You dont have to pay to...More

Thank rancestoddard
Reviewed 16 August 2018

it was interesting and our daughter enjoyed it very much. we too,; it was not very big but you can spend around 2 hours.

Thank Alina H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is not a large museum and the displays are quite specific. There are many carved chests, guns, costumes, lacework. I was really interested in the demonstration of spear fishing at night with burning logs in a hand held brazier - how easy it would...More

1  Thank Adrianne K
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

It was 20 kuna each to get in. The building was well spaced with exhibits on national costumes, lace work, fishing and childbirth amongst others. The building was air conditioned and had clean, free toilets. The exhibitions were informative and interesting.

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

If you don’t want to climb the bell tower in the palace, this is the next best thing to do—-and cheaper too. Only 5kn to walk to the top. You get a great view of the bell tower and the city.

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

It is cheap and there is air conditioning, nice on a hot day. Better than the city museum but still not much to see.

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Some interesting exhibits about the clothes, work, toys and crafts of the area. The embroidery stood out, amazing creations. Took us @ an hour to go round.

Thank Ruth448
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

While walking through Split we discovered this gem of a museum!! It is beautiful inside and nicely air conditioned! There are many floors and a lot to see! Don’t miss any nook or cranny. Beautiful displays of traditional Croatian apparel, jewelry, some weaponry, tools, furniture,...More

Thank boyadventuretime
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