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Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum

Closes in 7 min: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Small, cosy and interesting

A very nice experience, we visited only by coincidence. A small, cosy and interesting museum, with... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
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Kristiansand, Norway
Fascinating social history brought to life

We visited the Ecomuseum after seeing it got good reviews, and we weren't disappointed. The chap... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Frances W
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Ecomuseum is The unique place where tradition, culture and local products meet. In rustical ambient, respecting the traditions and customs of our ancestors, we create a new experience of the town: we combine the flavors, smells and customs, giving...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Narodni trg, Vodnjan 52215, Croatia
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+385 99 350 3590
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

A very nice experience, we visited only by coincidence. A small, cosy and interesting museum, with enthusiastic guide! You get to see and learn a lot about everyday life in earlier times. Really worth a visit if you are in the neighbourhood!

2  Thank _kirstidvergsnes
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We visited the Ecomuseum after seeing it got good reviews, and we weren't disappointed. The chap on the door was very helpful and showed us round, sharing information about the building and the way of life and answering our questions. We had two teenagers with...More

Thank Frances W
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Ecomuseum is a great way to get to know the culture and history of Istria, tasting their own wine fresh from the barrel, and their own homemade fig and cherry schnapps. The museum is made all the better by the guides, who are really passionate...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Lovely museum and a very personal and interesting guided tour. Must see in Vodnjan. Try the homemade wine! Robin & Christina

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Reviewed April 13, 2018

During our one week stay in Istria we also visited Vodnjan on a rainy day. While we intended to go and see the mummies we were told that the priest was only able to see us an hour later. The tourism office recommended us to...More

2  Thank OlafH312
Istriandedignan, Gerente de relações públicas at Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Hi Olaf, Thank you for the kind words. We are pleased that the visit was educative and that you spent a good time with our guides. In the House of traditions we have the passion for what we do. and we like to share it...More

Reviewed April 10, 2018

While visiting the region of Istria i end up to discover the bautifull town of Vodnjan-Dignano. I stayed for a few days and end up visiting this small but big museum. They do an amazing job in preserving the traditions of the town and the...More

2  Thank DavidS15088
Istriandedignan, Gerente de relações públicas at Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Hi David, We were thrilled with your visit to our beautiful Istria. The team of Ecomuseum had a great time showing you the House of Tradition. We would love to have you again visiting our organisation and projects. Thank you for the kind words, Best...More

Reviewed February 21, 2018

We visited the museum in October 2017, just passing through Vodnjan on our way to somewhere else. Parked our car at the edge of the small town (and got a ticket, so be careful), walked along one of the streets leading to the main square,...More

Thank fred_m_devries
Istriandedignan, Gerente de relações públicas at Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum, responded to this reviewResponded April 5, 2018

Hi, We are really glad that you enjoyed your time with us that much that even a fee ticket was not enough to ruin your day. Vodnjan is such a small place but so full of traditions to share, we love to pass along this...More

Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

I know the guys, and there is always something going on. Evening events, workshops, food tasting, wine tasting, guided tours...pay a visit, by all means!

Thank Marko B
Istriandedignan, Manager at Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Yes there is! We are an Active ecomuseum and we try to share our traditions to the world. Thak you for your kind words Marko. Hope to see you again, Istrian de Dignan Ecomuseum

Reviewed October 3, 2017

I got a private tour of this gorgeous museum, thought at first that it was a modern museum, but was pleasanlty surprised by a museum filled with beautifully displayed old artefacts. The guide spoke very good English and showed me around the different rooms while...More

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Istriandedignan, Public Relations Manager at Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2018

Here in Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum's House of traditions we love to show the world how things were done many years ago and we are glad you apreciate your time with us. Thank you for the kind words. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed September 29, 2017

We stumbled across this museum, while spending the morning at Vodnjan, before flying home, and we are so glad we did. The museum is really unique and such a lot of enthusiasm has gone into making it, the volunteers are very passionate and knowledgable. It...More

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Istriandedignan, Istriandedignan, Ecomuseum Guide at Istrian de Dignan - Ecomuseum, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Hi, We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us and apreciated our stories "behind the walls" It would be a pleasure to have you again in our Ecomuseum. Thank you, Istrian de dignan Ecomuseum

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