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Zagreb City Museum

Opatichka Ulica 20/22, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
+385 1 4851 358
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Excellent museum,all about history of Zagreb

Museum is located in Upper Town, two blocks up from St. Mark's square. Huge museum,very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Western Norway, Norway
Thoroughly enjoyed this museum - provides valuable context

We spent 3-4 hours there - I'm not sure whether or not audioguides were available, but the material... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A somewhat skewed history of the city.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Opatichka Ulica 20/22, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
+385 1 4851 358
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Museum is located in Upper Town, two blocks up from St. Mark's square. Huge museum,very interesting.Excellent collection of photos and art in the history of Zagreb city showing clothing, furniture, uniforms, and dishes, tried to capture the Croatian culture in more recent times.Worth a visit...More

Thank mathiasrud
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 3-4 hours there - I'm not sure whether or not audioguides were available, but the material is largely self explanatory, with the main information in English and German, and more detail in Croatian. It is a comprehensive overview of the history of the...More

Thank Sakii
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Very ordinary museum,at times one felt that exhibits were simply put up to fill up the space.this is one museum you can give the skip.

Thank williesingh
Reviewed 6 August 2017

If you have an unplanned two hours, this place is worth a visit to not only understand the history of Zagreb but also Croatia. While many of the descriptions are not translated, the ones that are, are largely interesting, and the aren't offer displays that...More

Thank to513
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The museum is atop a long flight of stairs from the top of Tkalčićeva ulica, the pedestrian-only street of bistros and bars. The view itself is illuminating. The museum has only a few English translations. The exhibition is not at all linear or chronological and...More

1  Thank ihr
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Excellent museum, we spent nearly two hours looking around which was a surprise from the outside. The museum is ordered chronologically and includes some really interesting pieces. Explanations of the main time periods are in English, although individual items are catalogue only in Croatian. Items...More

Thank C H
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I took my teenagers to the museum to do something fun and educational. We got the honor of getting a tour by prof. Danijel Velić who gave us a very interesting and fun 2hr tour. We loved the walk through the history of our city...More

Thank FoodieM8
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We walked up about 200 steps to get to The Upper City and The City Of Zagreb Museum. We spent about 2 hours there looking at exhibits of things from Zagreb from the stone age up to the 1990's It was all very interesting and...More

1  Thank DarylJ552
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I didnt expect to spend almost 3 hours to the museum but it was really interesting with many exhibitis about zagreb history. It starts from ancient years and passes through alla the important events of the city's history until today. The exhibits varry...from archeological findings...More

1  Thank Marianthi G
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The reviews led me to expect that this would be a special experience. Wrong! It is a very conventional history museum - lots of objects in glass cases, no interactive material. The large number of rooms covering earlier periods manage to almost completely neglect the...More

2  Thank Nigel W
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21 March 2017|
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Response from ims500 | Reviewed this property |
The museum's website confirms it will be closed on Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, but oddly not Good Friday