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Archaeological Museum Zadar

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Compact museum that is well organized and approachable for all levels of knowledge.

Often I am overwhelmed with the size, complexity and detail at major museums. I try and break... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Michael T
Oakland, California
Very interesting

I came in one hour before closing and they were very kind and friendly. my tour took me about 1h... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Trg Opatice Chike 1 | Trg opatice Cike 1, Zadar 23000, Croatia
+385 23 250 516
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Often I am overwhelmed with the size, complexity and detail at major museums. I try and break those museums into multiple visits. In contrast, the Archaeological Museum in Zadar is very approachable and easy to follow. It follows the remarkable history of this one small...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

I came in one hour before closing and they were very kind and friendly. my tour took me about 1h and 15 min, but i really rushed. I would recommend at least a minimum of 2 hours.

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

The museum is laid out in a quiet and elegant manner, and was interesting and pleasant to visit. Open on Sunday, entry cost 30 Kn and well worth it. Displays included articles and explanations from early man through the Roman period to the middle ages....More

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Big fan of European museums! But the exhibition here are just okay. Most of them were from Bronze or Iron Age. The second floor is the exhibition of Roman Empire.

Thank Serena Z
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

It surely sounds unlikely, even unbelievable, but the Archaeological Museum in Zadar is extremely interesting. Especially fascinating are the exhibits that trace the sequence of cultures in northern Dalmatia from Neolithic times until roughly 1000 AD. Among other things items are displayed very attractively and...More

Thank j-and-i-inGermany
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Worth every moment of your time to explore and ponder upon the contents of this first class museum. As always I enjoyed the Greek and Roman history the most but there are plenty of Middle Ages exhibits to capture the imagination.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Put aside a couple of hours and enjoy the museum. The assortment of relics from the past is extraordinary. They also have a lovely gift shop

Thank gabriella l
Reviewed 19 August 2018

A voyage from Stone Age, through Bronze and Iron Age, Roman and Illirian, to Croats (Horvats) from Middle Ages. Great many exponats. Well worth a visit,

Thank Wombat C
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Great air conditioned space set over 3 floors. If able to read all there is on display boards you could easily do 1-2 hours in here. £30 kuna for adults - kids were free. Personally I found it fascinating to work from early history (top...More

Thank Julia P
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We visited this museum on a rainy day in August at 14.00 and even then it did not feel particularly busy. The entrance fee was 30 kn per person (including a 15 year old). The museum is laid out over three floors. You start on...More

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Kyle S
18 August 2016|
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It depends as an adult I paid 30 kuna but it was free for my kids who are 7 and 13