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Address: Opatichka Ulica 20/22, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Phone Number: 1-48 51 358
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

A somewhat skewed history of the city.

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An execeptionel museum

Going here was a Great expirence. Didnt expect the Place to have this much information in English as most others doesnt yet. Really gives you a valuble insight in the history of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Marlene K
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Karup, Denmark
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Chicago
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277 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This one-way museum has in depth information --- a bit too much for me as a tourist. For a local school group, this would be a wonderful narrative. I spent at least an hour in this museum and had a hard time finding my way out ... no short cuts to an exit --- you follow the one-way to the... More 

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Karup, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Going here was a Great expirence. Didnt expect the Place to have this much information in English as most others doesnt yet. Really gives you a valuble insight in the history of the City of Zagreb. Make sure you have a lot of time when you go its worth it. And if you dont... Just save your ticket it will... More 

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

As you walk from room to room in this museum, you are essentially walking through different stages in the history of Zagreb - and, by extension, Croatia. It is a very enjoyable museum, maybe best visited after you've spent a couple of days walking around the city so you can give a context to some of the exhibits. Even better... More 

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canberra
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

This museum is very good. It has high quality very well written narrative boards in Croatian and English which tell the history of the city. It has a wealth of exhibits beautifully displayed. It is exciting to visit. It is being expanded and improved. The main problem is it is at the top of Opaticka and so if you walk... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

This place is huge! You can easily spend a day here as it has so many rooms and covers such an expanse of history. The set out is very impressive aswell. For some reason its also not that popular as when we went round we saw very few people. Might be to do with the size of it but would... More 

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High Point, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

After reading other reviews here, I decided to give this museum a try, and I'm so glad I did. I spent a full three hours there, so allow enough time. (Although it certain can be done faster.) Don't be discouraged in the beginning-there's very little English in the prehistory part, I did wonder if I'd made a mistake. You quickly... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I wasn't that interested before I went in but since it was raining decided to give it a chance. Really, it was filled with so many interesting items and facts of history. I spent over an hour here perusing all the showcases and reading interesting facts about the city. Well worth a visit any day...raining or not!

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Pietarsaari, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This interesting museum tells you about the history of Zagreb City. The permanent exhibition gives a portrait of the city in all of its aspects; politics, church, history, economics and business, town planning and architecture. It was nice to stroll around learning about Zagreb’s city history. The building the Museum occupies was once the Convent of the Poor Clares (1650)... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

An opportunity to see inside one of the impressive buildings in the Old City. A former convent now serving as the history museum of the city. A walk through history. Many signs are in English to help context. Well laid out, some nice walk through areas and hands on items. Special room on upper floor has map of central Zagreb... More 

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Strasbourg, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Very nice collection walking you through the history of Zagreb from stone age to modern. Only thing stopping it from being 5 stars is it is lacking English translations for most of the exhibits and artifacts.

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