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Archaeological Museum Zadar

Trg Opatice Chike 1, Zadar 23000, Croatia
+385 23 250 542
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Excellent Small Museum

This museum is located on the main street in Zadar's Old Town near the Roman ruins. It has a wide... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Houston, Texas
Excellent museum in a country of bad museums

Our general experience in Croatia is that anyone and everyone who had a building could arrange for... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
San Francisco, California
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“stone age” (7 reviews)
“roman section” (6 reviews)
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Trg Opatice Chike 1, Zadar 23000, Croatia
+385 23 250 542
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

This museum is located on the main street in Zadar's Old Town near the Roman ruins. It has a wide variety of artifacts with excellent discriptions and displays. I would recommend it to anyone who has an inerest in the ancient history of the area.

Thank BOC68
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Our general experience in Croatia is that anyone and everyone who had a building could arrange for some stuff to be hung on a wall and charge admission. We threw away a frustrating amount of money at NOTHING, or at least, nothing we could understand...More

1  Thank ContessaSF
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Allow lots of time for this museum: it is well set out with good descriptions in English. The top two sections (prehistoric and Roman) were excellent. We learned so much about Croatia.

1  Thank Toowoomba65plus
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The displays are pretty static and require a lot of just standing and reading descriptions. In many areas the lighting was nominal. And many of the objects were repetitive. Having said that, the history covered was extensive and gave insight into this amazing country and...More

Thank travelway
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Like many cities on the Dalmatian Coast, Zadar has its archaeological museum. But the Zadar museum goes a little further than most in putting the history of the region in perspective. The top floor is dedicated to prehistory and is worth a visit. The next...More

1  Thank Spencer S
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Very comprehensive breakdown of archeological finds and the history of that region of croatia. Some impressive roman remains and interesting early history of the tribes and rulers of the region. It was very quiet when we went and worth the entry price for any museum...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Start at the top floor and work your way down through the ages, from pre-historic to modern times. Many (most?) signage included English, so it's easy to follow.

Thank SteveVA69
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The museum has a truly remarkable exhibition not only of roman remainings, but covers everything from the Stone age to Middle ages and later.

Thank GregorK112
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I can not say enough about the collection of Roman artifacts on the 1st floor (Antika exhibit). The curation and display of the artifacts is exceptional. I have seen bigger collections and better objects at other museums but the quality of display was outstanding and...More

Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Split may have TWO archeological museums and this one does not have so many exhibits like these, but it is well worth a visit

Thank 424tarikd
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Kyle S
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Response from belasenova | Reviewed this property |
No it isn't, there is a small charge which I do not remember but it is worth it.