Croatian History Museum

Hrvatski povijesni muzej

Matoševa 9, Zagreb, 10 000
Admission: HRK 10
Wheelchair Access

Opening Times

Monday: 1000 - 1800
Tuesday: 1000 - 1800
Wednesday: 1000 - 1800
Thursday: 1000 - 1800
Friday: 1000 - 1800
Saturday: 1000 - 1300
Sunday: 1000 - 1300
Closed on national bank holidays.
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The fundamental task of the Croatian History Museum is to preserve and communicate the national historical heritage. The museums has several collections.

Its divided in several collections among other things an archaeology collection containing a objects generally dating to the period spanning the fourteenth to nineteenth centuries. They illustrate everyday life in the late Middle Ages.

A big selection of documentary contains, a diverse collection of photographs, postcards and newspapers, which chronologically encompasses the period from the sixteenth century to the onset of the Second World War. An other section contains materials that illustrate various phenomena, events, ideas, people and the diverse aspects of their public and private lives in Croatia from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present.

The Collection contains also maps, religious artefacts, arms and armoury, plaques, flags... but also paintings, drawings, sculpture, most are works by renowned Croatian painters who directly participated in the Second World War or supported the antifascist resistance movement in other ways.

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Past exhibitions at Croatian History Museum - now closed:
Gnalić, treasure of a 16th century sunken ship 20th Jun 2013 - 18th May 2014
Images of the Great War 12th Jun 2014 - 11th Jan 2015