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Address: Trg Opatice Chike 1, Zadar 23000, Croatia
Phone Number: (+385-23) 25 05 42

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Great museum

I didn't realized how much history Zadar had until I visited this museum. It has items that were found near Zadar from all around Neolit, through Roman Empire and until the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2016
Armin D
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must-visit for anyone fascinated by the Roman history of Zadar. The museum has an entire level dedicated to Roman lifestyle. However, the collection starts in the stone age and goes beyond the medieval period, so there is something for everyone. Exhibits are well explained, almost all translated in English. Reserve around 2 to 3 hours to see everything. It... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

My husband and I visited this museum whilst staying in Zadar. I'm a medieval historian by profession and I was very impressed. Easily the best presented museum we have visited in Croatia (and we have been to many!). It was separated into 3 floors- one with prehistoric artefacts, another dedicated to late antiquity and the third to medieval culture. The... More 

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

I didn't realized how much history Zadar had until I visited this museum. It has items that were found near Zadar from all around Neolit, through Roman Empire and until the Christian Crusades. Also, the price is very respectable.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

The Zadar Archeological Museum is a small to mid-size museum packed with great artifacts. The best part are the Roman items on the second floor which include numerous statutes and parts thereof. As a museum off the beaten path there is little restriction on getting up close to the artifacts to examine them or for pictures. The museum is well... More 

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High Point, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

As a historian, I head straight for the Archaeological Museum in any town I visit. I'd already been in Croatia about two weeks, and had seen numerous historical museums. Wow-what a treat to find this Archaeological Museum. An exceptionally fine prehistory section-I think I spent over an hour just on that floor. The best historical descriptions I've seen anywhere in... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Very interesting exhibition, especially recommend to archeology lovers. The price is cheap and definitely worth the time.

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

3 sections of prehistoric, medieval and Roman remains. Clearly labelled in English. Attractively laid out. Impressive carved bas reliefs from medieval times and 4 large statues of emperors were highlights for us. Worth an hour of anybody's time.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

This museum was on our "if we have time" list and was a nice way to learn about the history of the region. Everything was labeled in English and the museum staff were very helpful. They recommend you start on the second floor, move up to the third, and then finish on the main floor. Cost was about $5 (30... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

Where has this junk been for five thousand years ? Its amazing what has landed on the bottom of the Adriatic (and been buried with the dead) for archeologists to find. Crockery and glass galore. The third floor displays start ten thousand years ago but the Roman stuff on the second floor is the best displayed selection you are likely... More 

Thank Mike8602014
ottawa canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

We were quite surprised by the quality and quantity of displays. Covering history and huge selections of artifacts from the area. The third floor covers history starting from 2500BC. Most of the displays on the 3rd were bits of pottery and some written displays. I found the 2nd floor to be most interesting covering the Roman era. The displays were... More 

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