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Address: Od Rupa 3 | Siroka Ulica (Big Street), Dubrovnik, Croatia
Phone Number: 020/412-545
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This museum is built on the site of the original grain storage silos which were constructed to store grain for the inhabitants of Dubrovnik, and you can still see the silos by... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2015
Berkshire UK

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had to wait three days for this museum to open due to Saint holiday and Tuesday closure. I am glad we made the effort to return as it was a beautifully presented museum of cultural life in Croatia. I really enjoyed seeing the various costumes as well as the rural equipment displayed.

Thank Roslyn R
Berkshire UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

This museum is built on the site of the original grain storage silos which were constructed to store grain for the inhabitants of Dubrovnik, and you can still see the silos by looking through the floor gratings as you walk around the museum. The museum itself has a limited number of exhibits spread over three floors (with no lift), and... More 

Thank Alwaysonholiday53
west yorkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Of the 9 museums/places of interest to visit with the same entrance ticket, this was one of the better ones.The costumes were nicely displayed and the whole building well restored.

Thank Kelly39
Mullion, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

The museum is a little harder to find than most as it's up the side streets and the signs are small and few. The ground floor had an exhibition about an expedition to Nepal (try reading that quick). Also on the ground floor are grates and glass covered areas where you can see down into the old grain silos as... More 

Thank Rob S
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Dubrovnik's ethnographic museum is interesting mainly for its physical space: the town granary. Fifteen grated openings in the ground floor descend into vast cavities that could hold stores for the entire city, a crucial location that helped make the city siege-resistant throughout much of its history. A second-floor display showcases the region's agricultural heritage, with interesting examples of utilitarian crafts,... More 

Thank Kirk E
Dubrovnik, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

I was excited to go, but was disappointed. The artifacts are wonderful and very well exhibited in the space. Unfortunately, the collection is not curated at all. Artifacts have numbers then you have to find the number on another wall. Once you do, there is no history no information other than something so obvious as to be uninformative. For example... More 

Thank SonjaJM
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

This museum was included in the cost of the Dubrovnik Card, so we thought we may as well take a look. Even though we found it interesting, we would not have paid separately to go in. Found after a walk up quite a few steps from the Stradun. It is signposted but the signs are quite small. The ground floor... More 

Thank Ian-Laura-staffs
Morristown, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The Ethnographic Museum is located in an old granary dating to the 16th century. The traditional rural croft economy and architecture of the Dubrovnik region is on the first floor. The folk costumes and textile handiwork on the 2nd floor was closed the day we were there. Small but interesting, especially construction techniques of centuries-old buildings.

Thank David A
Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I don't know if I had visited this museum if we didn't have it included on our Dubrovnik card, but as it was, I'm glad we did. Don't know if it's really worth it paying for it separately though. It's really great to see the housing, agriculture and clothing in the Croatian culture, it was very informative, so if you... More 

Thank Anda P
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

I went to this museum due to my Dubrovnik card and would only recommend doing so if you get the card. While it has a nice selection of festival clothing, delicately embroidery and a collection of antique tools. It's not a large collection and I would press to go otherwise.

Thank xvictoriax

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