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A little gem of a museum

We were staying in Stari Grad for a week and checked out just about everything there in this small... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2015
Timotraveler
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Helsinki, Finland
You learn a lot about a town by visting their musem

A small museum up behind the post office but well worth a visit. The collection is interesting, the... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2015
fromSouthampton
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Hampshire
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  • Average21%
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  • Terrible7%
13 Oct 2017
“Interesting display of old amphorae”
3 Nov 2015
“Small regional museum charts the local culture”
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Ulica Brace Biankini 2, Stari Grad, Hvar Island 21460, Croatia
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+385 21 766 324
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

I think the display is kind of the main attraction, other then the structure itself. The display is from a very old shipwreck. There are a few other things upstairs and some lovely architecture. Admission is inexpensive so worth the time.

1  Thank Derek F
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Not very large museum located in the old fortress ("tvrdalj"), which had been built by famous Dalmatian poet Petar Hektorović. In addition to a publicly accessible museum you can see wonderful junk shop and collection of modern art collected by gallery owner and artist Toni...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2015

We were staying in Stari Grad for a week and checked out just about everything there in this small port. The Stari Grad Museum was a little gem on the one day that it rained there. Although it is small and may take an hour...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

After reading comments from a few days ago about the 15 kunas entrance fee the guy at the entrance tried to get us to pay 20 kunas each... out of season.

2  Thank Sophie V
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This is a very modest museum and the 15 kuna price is difficult to justify on the basis of some poorly presented amphoras. To liven up the attraction there was a display of silver jewellery. My wife described it as very creative and quite the...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 14 August 2015

A small museum up behind the post office but well worth a visit. The collection is interesting, the building is amazing.

2  Thank fromSouthampton
Reviewed 27 July 2015

This is a very small museum but artistically done. It's inside a "palazzo" built in the 19th century which has a rather stifling feeling. It is hard to imagine people living in this house, in the summer, and wearing 19th century clothing. I gather that...More

2  Thank Judy T
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