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Museum of Broken Relationships

Cirilometodska 2, Zagreb 10 000, Croatia
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Ranked #13 of 70 attractions in Zagreb
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Description: Winner of Kenneth Hudson award 2011 for the most innovative museum in Europe.
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Folly Beach, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Fun "museum" chronicling the path of love affairs with mementos from actual experiences. So different it's worth the time to visit.

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Clapham, London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

An unlikely subject for a museum perhaps but this small gem turns out to be one of the most beguiling attractions in Zagreb, if not Croatia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

The name speaks for itself. It's full of humor and heartbreaking stories. There is no other museum like this in the world, and you feel like you, yourself, lived the stories of these people vicariously. I guarantee you'll leave the museum feeling like a changed person.

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Sydney
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

This museum was a surprise as I wasn't expecting much. Indeed, it took a few minutes in the museum before I could get into the content. But once you do, it is a fascinating journey exploring the diverse experiences we can all relate too..... Human relationships. I recommend it to all adults who don't mind reading a short stories. Wouldn't... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The museum is very well located. The space is cosi but very interested organizes. We loves to see several objects with their related stories of broken relationships.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

At first, the description of this might make you think your just going to get depressed, but this museum is more cathartic and inspiring than simple descriptions allow. Each object is explained with an accompanying story, some are short and vindictive, others long and heartbreaking, but all are compelling. Do not miss.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Very interesting museum. It holds mementos from broken relationships (both romantic and others, e.g., mother-child), each accompanied by a story. Some are lighthearted and funny, others are quite sad or upsetting. It was 20 kuna for a student entry. Check out beautiful St Mark's church while you're in the area.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This was memorable--provided a quiet, reflective time during a day filled with much sightseeing. The exhibits reveal intimate stories of ordinary people and provide a poignant connection with strangers.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This small museum in the heart of Zagreb is certainly worth a visit. Without really knowing what to expect when I entered, I felt a little disappointed when I read the description of what it was all about. However, after only a few minutes of looking at the artefacts and reading the descriptions, I was soon hooked with feelings of... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A very unique experience! Some of the exhibits were a little over the top, but the whole experience was very interesting. The café staff weren't the friendliest, but the little museum shop had some nice merchandise and a friendly assistant. Overall a good trip and well worth the entrance fee! I'd go again if the travelling series came to Singapore... More

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