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An interesting art museum

I will admit to being reluctant to spend the 30 Kuna (about £3.50) entrance fee but I'm glad I did... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
JimDC28
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South East England, United Kingdom
Excellent museum. Good value

We visited this museum whilst visiting Cavtat. It is not easy to find, and there are steps up to... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
John S
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hornchurch,essex
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

I will admit to being reluctant to spend the 30 Kuna (about £3.50) entrance fee but I'm glad I did. The museum is set over the three floors of the artists home and they have a great phone app providing a narration as you go...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

We visited this museum whilst visiting Cavtat. It is not easy to find, and there are steps up to it, but it is worth the effort. The lady on reception was very helpful and welcoming. The house itself is fascinating, with some of the rooms...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

We had never come across the name Bukovac but it's not everyday you can visit an artist's family home and studio. The visit was even covered by the Dubrovnik Card as was our bus ride. The wall paintings were bizarre, apparently done by the young...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I both enjoyed our visit here. We found it easy to retrieve the guided tour on our phones using the wi-fi. We used our Dubrovnik 3 day card here, and we preferred Vlaho Bukovac House over the art museums in Dubrovnik itself....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

After reading previous reviews we found this place and paid 30 kunas expecting the WiFi guidance to enhance our understanding of the museum. I never got the program on my iPhone and we sporadically got it on an iPad loaned to us by the staff....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Knew nothing about bukovac previous to our visit. His work is always interesting and sometimes disturbing. Whole house brought to life by informative audio commentary

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

The house is up a short hill from the main port of Cavtat. The walk is well worth it- the house affords a nice cool break from the heat and is full of wall and other art and some personal possessions. I'd not heard of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Loved this museum. It is half way up one of the the wee side streets and worth a visit. They have free WiFi you can use as they use barcodes for the narrative that tells you all about everything as you walk around. Inside the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

We visited this museum not knowing much at all about the artist who had lived there but this soon changed as we explored the fascinating house set in a peaceful garden. As well as a good array of artwork, there are still some items of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Valley_Girl_Mond
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Vlaho Bukovac is a legend of the Croatian painting world and this is the house he was raised in. It has a fascinating history or his murals from childhood and pieces of his work from throughout his career. Some special pieces and some that are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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albert m
August 25, 2016|
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Response from rosie m | Reviewed this property |
Hi Albert - there are a couple of restaurants serving Asian food as part of their menu, Kamen Mali and Konoba Toranj, but we didn't see any Chinese restaurants. Dubrovnik might be a better option - 30 mins on bus from... More
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August 21, 2015|
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Response from Steve L | Reviewed this property |
Same advice as previous person. The street is between the rows of shops to the left side of the town street from the harbour. If you see the main town square (probably with stalls on it) then go to the righ of this and you... More
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karen w
Amble, United Kingdom
Karmen apartments (3 Replies)
hi there, can I ask if anyone has stayed in the Karmen apartments, they are on the seafront directly in front of the Vlaho Bukovac house, it look as if there is a little shop directly underneath it with a terrace overlooking the yachts and also, if we hire a car, where would be the nearest place to park ?? I don't fancy paying £1,50 an hour for 10 days in the car park xx thank you
July 09, 2018|
Response fromkaren w|
anyone ?? please :)