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Mimara Museum

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Address: Rooseveltov Trg 5, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Phone Number: 385 1 48-28-100
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

An eclectic personal art collection that may or may not contain fakes of...

An eclectic personal art collection that may or may not contain fakes of the old masters.

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Large collection in historic building

A large collection of artifacts ranging from Roman and Greek times through the middle ages including pottery, jewellry, religious items and fine art. Well worth an hour or so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an AMAZING building and we actually saw a wedding occur here one night, so we decided to check it out. Listen, the collection is massive but there isn't an actual theme or flow to it. It was also not air conditioned, so be prepared to sweat. It was cheap and we did have some time to spare, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A large collection of artifacts ranging from Roman and Greek times through the middle ages including pottery, jewellry, religious items and fine art. Well worth an hour or so. Some displays with English labels and a free internet guide in English for your smart phone

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

So peaceful to browse round many different artefacts and paintings from all over the world. Absolutely unmissable for anyone who likes 'things' as well as paintings. We're due back to Zagreb in two weeks and this will be our first port of call.

1 Thank Janric55
Wollongong, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The write ups of the Mimara suggest it to be a lot more. A magnificent building and the donator Topic Mimara a lifetime collector and a fine man but it is not a great art collection. It does have a few paintings by some great artists but theses are mostly their far lesser works and all the floors containing all... More 

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Pietarsaari, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This museum is really something. The permanent exhibition has works from ancient Egypt and Greece, but also paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens and Goya. The museum was founded to display the artworks donated by private collector Ante Topic Mimara and was opened to the public in 1987.

Thank leffex
Graz, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

If you are in Zagreb as tourist or on some business trip take a time to visit it. It is a overviuw of direferent art directions, different epochs and a legacy from one rich collector who thought on his city. Interessting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

The Mimara Museum has some very fine art, including ancient Roman glassware.It is well worth a visit!

Thank ECDSollentuna
Valencia, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

It is an impressive, indeed imposing building. That's the main point. Before you go Google the "donator" of the collection Anton Topic Mimara. there is a good article on the site about looted art. An amazing story which really makes you wonder how he convinced the government to spend so much on the building. Fakes? Over restored? a bit of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time and money that is all I have to say. It's full of tat you might find in an ageing relatives house and the paintings are held together with sellotape.

1 Thank Mark B
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

The museum is beautifully presented in a handsome building but the inclusion of so many obviously fake paintings undermines the credibility of the labels and handbook. While some of the mistakes are understandable others are simply absurd.

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