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Galerija Mestrovic

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Galerija Meštrović houses the masterpieces of Ivan Meštrović carved in marble, bronze and wood. The house was built based on Meštrović's design (1931 - 1939), and was intended to be his family summer residence, working studio and exhibition space...more
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Setaliste Ivana Mestrovica 46, Split 21000, Croatia
+385 21 340 803
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Renowned worldwide as one of the greatest sculpters of the 20th century. Ivan Mestrovic lived and worked from this house in Split before moving to America to work. The house and grounds are full of the most evocative and passionate of Mestrovic's work. Much of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I really enjoyed this museum. It's about a 10 or 15 minute walk from town, or take bus #12. There is a stunning beach right across the street, so bring your swimsuit if you're inclined. A world class museum, small but well designed and well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Great place fab gardens, walk a short way down to Kastelet church to see the Stations of the Cross woodcarvings in situ

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vicki R
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This villa was built along the Dalmatian Coast by the well known Croatian sculptor and artist, Mestrovic. His life story was interesting as he was well connected with key political figures. He moved to the US in 1947. The gallery is a collection of his...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sandyc314
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I walked from town via the beach to get here and am glad I went. I really liked this place. A sculptor that was a peer to Rodin this place shows his work well He works in a few different mediums and styles so it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hapydragon
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Strolled from the riva in less than half an hour. 40k for adults 20k for students /children. Lovely peaceful place, liked the sculptures and building. Nice views, lovely shaded cafe too. A further 200m is the Chapel with wooden panels. Followed the visit with a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Lee67
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The sculptures and carvings along with a few paintings were great. The admission includes a small chapel nearby with many carved panels. We would recommend this museum. I will add that it is NOT wheelchair accessible.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jackinbama
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Lots of works to see in large grounds along with a cafe/bar, number 12 bus is on route from the Riva or about 30 minute walk from the Riva via the west coast

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wrighton53
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We accidentally found this interesting museum in the city of Split when we went to the beach recommended to us by the host. I like and enjoy sculpture watching, but this style is something quite special, so powerful I've never seen anywhere else. The only...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank maartje45
Reviewed 21 July 2018

i couldn't even dream that such a beautiful place exists and almost nobody heard of it monumental villa full of statues a must do in split

Date of experience: July 2018
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12 October 2018|
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Response from Vicki R | Reviewed this property |
Buses go from town to stop just opposite
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Response from Vicki R | Reviewed this property |
buses pass the gallery and short taxi ride won't cost much -it is not far but up hill from the town