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Split Gallery of Fine Arts

Ulica Kralja Tomislava 15, Split 21000, Croatia
+385 21 350 110
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If you like contemporary art it’s worth a visit

We. Enjoyed this museum because we like modern and contemporary art. The exhibit is broader but I... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Howard C
via mobile
Overindulgence on abstract art, only one floor of fine art.

When I go to a fine art gallery, I don't expect to see lots of space dedicated to "here's a lot of... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, 10:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Ulica Kralja Tomislava 15, Split 21000, Croatia
+385 21 350 110
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Reviewed 28 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
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

Thank PokerG
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

Thank baronio
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

Thank Lovetotraveldubai
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
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

1  Thank Amira S
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
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I love going to art galleries and as someone who lives in London I am spoilt for choice of fab art exhibits and I can be disappointed when visiting galleries outside major cities. However, this gallery in Split did not disappoint and clearly had been...More

1  Thank Mscoachbeth
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Though it takes a long view, going back to the 14th century, this is largely a gallery of modern and contemporary art. And it was very impressive, with a fascinating temporary exhibition by a Kosovan artist, and a touring exhibition with interventions from many leading...More

Thank Fudge03
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Located just north of Diocletian's palace, this gallery is well worth a visit if you have any interest at all in art. The early art (Renaissance/baroque) is mostly quite dull (lots of fairly mediocre religious art by unknown painters), the 19th and 20th century stuff,...More

1  Thank DreamTraveller2
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