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Split Gallery of Fine Arts

Ulica Kralja Tomislava 15, Split 21000, Croatia
+385 21 350 110
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Loved the insight into the country.

It was like discovering a new author. All these amazing artists that I’d never heard of and the... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Alice H
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Contemporary art

I wanted to check this gallery out. At the time of my visit, I saw a poster outside which... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
A Y
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The Museum of Fine Arts in Split was opened in 1931. Museum’s valuable collection today holds over 5,200 works and spans a time period from the 14th century to the most recent art production. The collection reflects the specific tastes and cultural standards of states and societies that succeeded one after the other in this region: from the Venetian Republic, Austro-Hungarian Empire, kingdom and socialist Yugoslavia to the Republic of Croatia. The display of some 400 artworks on the 2,200 m2 of exhibition space presents style, theme and media diversity of the collection in all its richness, thus providing the possibility of a unique time travel and unrepeatable experience of the evolution of artistic creativity. Besides the collection, you can visit some of our exciting temporary exhibitions showing Croatian and international art.
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Ulica Kralja Tomislava 15, Split 21000, Croatia
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

It was like discovering a new author. All these amazing artists that I’d never heard of and the difference in styles was a real eye opener encouraging me to further my new thirst for local knowledge.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

I wanted to check this gallery out. At the time of my visit, I saw a poster outside which particularly caught my attention. It was on a temporary exhibition on selected works of modern architecture in Split and other Croatian cities. It was nice to...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We visited the Split Gallery of Fine Arts today during our 3 day trip of Split and really enjoyed this gallery.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We. Enjoyed this museum because we like modern and contemporary art. The exhibit is broader but I think the reason to visit is the contemporary and modern art. It’s just next to the palace area so easy to find and not expensive to enter.

Thank Howard C
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

When I go to a fine art gallery, I don't expect to see lots of space dedicated to "here's a lot of junk some pretentious dude threw in a corner with flashy lights". The lower floor seems to be dedicated to art a 5 year...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Checked the gallery website and TripAdvisor site for the opening times, because I didn't want a wasted journey. These sites both said the gallery was open today (Sunday 24th September 2017). When I got to the gallery it was closed, despite the websites and sign...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

Surprisingly large collection. Modern art collection is remarkable. Beautifully laid out. I spent about an hour in this place and thoroughly enjoyed it. The 20th century art is well represented (1st floor). Ground floor is contemporary art also very good, lower ground floor, conceptual art,...More

1  Thank Lovetotraveldubai
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We did not visited the gallery, we visited the bar which has a nice terrace where good jazzy saxophone music played. Nice place

Thank Leo P
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

This museum is right outside of the walls of Diocletian palace. If you have a Split card (purchased in Tourist info office - 70Kn), you will pay only 30 Kn for the entrance. Exhibition is divided into two sections - pre-1960s and after -1960s. Pre-1960s...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

It is possible to spend a very interesting hour here. 19th and 20th century sections especially enjoyable,Cafe and toilets both amuse

1  Thank Perrygrinate
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