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Archaeological Museum Zadar

Trg Opatice Chike 1, Zadar 23000, Croatia
+385 23 250 542
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Lots of reading

The displays are pretty static and require a lot of just standing and reading descriptions. In many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
If You Like History, This is Your Place to Visit

Like many cities on the Dalmatian Coast, Zadar has its archaeological museum. But the Zadar museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Spencer S
Seattle, Washington
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“top floor” (13 reviews)
“stone age” (7 reviews)
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Trg Opatice Chike 1, Zadar 23000, Croatia
+385 23 250 542
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The displays are pretty static and require a lot of just standing and reading descriptions. In many areas the lighting was nominal. And many of the objects were repetitive. Having said that, the history covered was extensive and gave insight into this amazing country and...More

Thank travelway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like many cities on the Dalmatian Coast, Zadar has its archaeological museum. But the Zadar museum goes a little further than most in putting the history of the region in perspective. The top floor is dedicated to prehistory and is worth a visit. The next...More

Thank Spencer S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very comprehensive breakdown of archeological finds and the history of that region of croatia. Some impressive roman remains and interesting early history of the tribes and rulers of the region. It was very quiet when we went and worth the entry price for any museum...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Start at the top floor and work your way down through the ages, from pre-historic to modern times. Many (most?) signage included English, so it's easy to follow.

Thank SteveVA69
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The museum has a truly remarkable exhibition not only of roman remainings, but covers everything from the Stone age to Middle ages and later.

Thank GregorK112
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I can not say enough about the collection of Roman artifacts on the 1st floor (Antika exhibit). The curation and display of the artifacts is exceptional. I have seen bigger collections and better objects at other museums but the quality of display was outstanding and...More

Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Split may have TWO archeological museums and this one does not have so many exhibits like these, but it is well worth a visit

Thank 424tarikd
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I went late in the evening with friends and family. The first two floors are amazing for everyone who loves Roman and early medieval history. But the masterpiece is on the last floor where in the evening are projected various images and film of Zadar...More

Thank Lionel Sebastie... P
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The museum was well laid out and had some interesting exhibits - particularly the top floor. Came away knowing a lot more about Zadar's history (which is obviously the point).

Thank Robyn_Murdoch
Reviewed 15 August 2017

All of the info is in English as well as in Croatian. The information is detailed and very interesting. The collection highlights the power and glory that was once the Roman Empire. The curatorial staff has done an excellent job in displaying and explaining their...More

Thank Food-Art-Lover
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Kyle S
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No it isn't, there is a small charge which I do not remember but it is worth it.