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Ethnographic Museum Split

| Behind the vestibule 4, Split 21000, Croatia
+385 21 344 164
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Local costumes, daggers and flintlock pistols

Located in a historic renaissance palazzo within the walls of Diocletian’s palace, the Ethnographic... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Ararat, Australia
Not a must-do

One of the only museums in Split and it gives an insight in to the city's past with displays of... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Andrew C
Melbourne, Australia
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| Behind the vestibule 4, Split 21000, Croatia
+385 21 344 164
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Located in a historic renaissance palazzo within the walls of Diocletian’s palace, the Ethnographic Museum is replete with ethnic costumes, flintlock pistols, jewellery and artefacts from the region. Although spread over three floors, there is a wheelchair lift for disabled patrons. The embroidery and filigree...More

Thank poppybill
Reviewed 26 November 2017

One of the only museums in Split and it gives an insight in to the city's past with displays of Croatian dresses and 19th century antiques. Considering that Split is a former Roman metropolis, it provides almost zero on this part of the city's history...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Learn about the cultures of the coastal area and the hinterland. Very interesting and worth the time.

Thank Anne F
Reviewed 25 October 2017

This can be a fairly quick tour. We had a guide who provided insight we probably would not have had from just walking through, but these are artifacts and clothing donated to the museum and reflect the style and culture of the region. It was...More

Thank gulf-to-gulf
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Spent a few hours here and enjoyed it very much. Clothing and rooms --- within the Palace so it is not far to go to get to it. Be warned though, lots of stairs to get to the top. But, it is hard to visit...More

Thank NaplesSally
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The main attraction is this Museum is the large display of traditional Dalmatian folk costumes, which although attractive are not something I would like to wear during their hot summers. Still, they are well worth a look.

Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Given the limited number and variety of museums that Split has to offer, no harm giving this one a try as well. The entrance fee was not too expensive either.

Thank mcmcmcmcfung
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Artefacts in rooms threaded through parts of Diocletian's palace (including a church and bits of Roman carving). When we visited there was a temporary ground floor display of photographs of African and Australasian people - which was lovely. The permanent collection is a mixture of...More

Thank Alastair C
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Cultural snapshot of Croatia, and magnificent view from very top of old Diocletian palace. A must-see.

Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Interesting museum on an upper floor of Diocletian's Palace. Displays of typical dress of the region and examples of old crafts.

Thank Nomad59
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