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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
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Setaliste Ivana Mestrovica 46, Split 21000, Croatia
All reviews ivan mestrovic wood carvings his life beautiful sculptures famous sculptor art lovers overlooking the sea talented man great art a short taxi ride summer residence summer home each piece small chapel ticket price on display worth a visit
I hadn't heard of Mestrovic before a visit earlier this year to his atelier in Zagreb, but that visit made a trip to his 'country house and garden' a must, and we were not disappointed. It's a fair way out of town, so either a...More
We walked to the Gallery from our hotel at the opposite end of the Riva and it was an enjoyable walk! Not too far but we could have taken a bus! They don't run so often though so walking would be more reliable! We were...More
Great gallery - absolutely full of magnificent works by one of the greatest Croatian sculptors. Mestrovic was an exceptional sculptor. This gallery has a significant number of his works. Beautiful, well laid out
This museum is situated in his summer villa which he dedicated to the people of Croatia along with an incredible collection of his artwork. Because it is a long walk from Old Split not many people seem to go ( or at least not on...More
I enjoyed the inside of the museum but especially enjoyed the sculptures scattered around the beautiful garden area. There are lots of cypress trees and a gorgeous view of the sea. It was a very serene and pleasant experience.
An extraordinarily beautiful building and work. Save enough time to enjoy the exploration of both the interior and exterior. Use the opportunity to enjoy coffee or refreshment in the open air cafe. The walk from the gallery to the old town Split is flat and...More
The history of this estate and gallery is wonderful. Knowing this was the artist's home is an added bonus to seeing all the great pieces throughout. The view from the front porch is amazing! It is an elegant and peaceful respite from touring.
We took a taxi to the Mestrovic Gallery when we went there in may of 2016. It is a short ride from the Central area of Split. However, since it was a beautiful day, we took a pleasant 15 minute walk (slight downgrade... More
We took a taxi to the Mestrovic Gallery when we went there in may of 2016. It is a short ride from the Central area of Split. However, since it was a beautiful day, we took a pleasant 15 minute walk (slight downgrade) back to the har.bor