Museums


Eco-museum Casa Della Batana in Rovinj added to UNESCO list

Eco-museum Casa Della Batana in Rovinj added to UNESCO list

The project of the preservation of intangible heritage of Rovinj through the Eco-museum Casa Della Batana has been added to the UNESCO list of the world’s best intangible heritage conservation projects at the session of the UNESCO Inter-governmental Committee for Intangible Heritage held in December 2016, the Croatian Culture Ministry …

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Solana Nin – the new Salt Museum

Solana Nin - the new Salt Museum

A new salt museum was recently opened as addition to Nin salt evaporation pond . The museum offers a complete insight into the extraction of salt, which follows the same tradition as in Roman times. The sea water naturally falls through the pools of the ponds where it evaporates with the help of sun and …

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Sunny Adriatic by car – travel brochure from 1966

Sunny Adriatic by car - travel brochure from 1966

The latest addition to our Photo Gallery of History of Tourism in Croatia  is this image of the cover page of  Sunny Adriatic – by car , a vintage travel broshure printed in 1966. It shows a bit of so called Jadranska Magistrala, the road that run along the Adriatic Sea …

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Night of Museums in Croatia

Night of Museums in Croatia

If you happened to be in Croatia tommorrow (30.01.09) , don’t miss the oportunity to enjoy Night of Museums (Noc Muzeja) – a  night when 45 of Croatian museums do not close their doors after the usual opening hours, but stay open until late at night (1am) .

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Convertible Tourist Van from 1964

Convertible Tourist Van from 1964

This convertible van , model ‘Tourist’ 1000 was produced in 1960’s by IMV (Industrija Motornih Vozil) which was a car manufacturer based in Novo Mesto, Slovenia, established in 1954.

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Permanent Exhibition History of Tourism in Dubrovnik

The Dubrovnik Tourist Board has recently approved the proposal for permanent exhibition of the History of Tourism in Dubrovnik. The permanent exhibition of Dubrovnik’s tourism history will have on display old photos, postcards and souvenirs of Dubrovnik as well as variety of documentary photographs of famous people visiting Dubrovnik at the start of last century, vintage Dubrovnik tourism and hotel brochures and …

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New telescope at the Zagreb Astronomic Observatory

New telescope at the Zagreb Astronomic Observatory

Space buffs in Zagreb these days can now enjoy an even better view of the vastness of space from the Zagreb Astronomical Observatory’s modern new telescope. The installation of a large apochromatic telescope, worth about 37 thousand euro, lasted almost five months so that the news that the telescope in …

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The first Mediterranean arboretum in Croatia

The first Mediterranean arboretum in Croatia

The Landscaping Institute of the Zagreb Faculty of Agronomics have conceived a complete project for the creation of the first Mediterranean arboretum in Croatia, which is to be located on the Primošten area islet of Smokvica, in the vicinity of Sibenik.

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Medieval monastery garden opened in Sibenik, Croatia

Medieval monastery garden opened in Sibenik, Croatia

Sibenik , recently saw the first tourist visit to the attractive medieval gardens of the Sveti Lovro monastery, in the area of the monastery closed to the public. This has revived an important part of Sibenik’s history and given it a new dimension in both education and tourism. The gardens were …

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Nikola Tesla in Zagreb Technical Museum

Nikola Tesla in Zagreb Technical Museum

Following last year’s celebration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of the genius Nikola Tesla – inventor, electro technician and physicist – his demonstration studio was recently reconstructed at the Zagreb Technical Museum, home of replicas of the best-known of Tesla’s inventions. The studio, part of the effort to …

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