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Zagreb City Museum

Opatichka Ulica 20/22, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
+385 1 4851 358
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Unsophisticated museum, but worth the $5

The museum is atop a long flight of stairs from the top of Tkalčićeva ulica, the pedestrian-only... read more

Reviewed today
ihr
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Yonkers, New York
via mobile
Full of information and well laid out

Excellent museum, we spent nearly two hours looking around which was a surprise from the outside... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
C H
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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A somewhat skewed history of the city.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Opatichka Ulica 20/22, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
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+385 1 4851 358
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Reviewed today 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

Thank ihr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 Matea M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank DarylJ552
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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

Thank Nigel W
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

A full recommendation even with smaller children (aged 6-10). Lots of detailed city models; great setup of sculptures taken from the Kathedrale; theme rooms and time based rooms. Cheap family entrance fee of 50kn for family with all kids aged 15 or under.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is a huge and very uncrowded museum. I spent about 3 hours there, and easily could have spent more time. The museum provides the history of Zagreb from the beginning to the war, providing tons of information and artifacts. There are summaries of each...More

Thank cl2003
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This museum describes the history of the city from prehistoric times to modern day. There are some overviews in English, but most of the displays have no English labels. I suspect the audioguide would be helpful, but I didn't realize they were available until after...More

Thank kagatlin
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The is arranged Chronologically over 2 floors and becomes more interesting as you go along. We went out of our way to walk all the way here and honestly, it wasn't worth it. It is an average museum (nothing wrong); just not enough unique things....More

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JennyMcCannScotland
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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
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