Night of Museums in Croatia
If you happened to be in Croatia (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) .
The museums that are participating are in following places : Biograd na Moru, Bjelovar, Cakovec, Dubrovnik, Djakovo, Gornja Stubica, Gospic, Karlovac, Kastav, Kaštel Lukšic, Klis, Koprivnica, Krapina, Makarska, Opatija, Osijek, Požega, Pula, Rijeka, Samobor, Sisak, Slavonski Brod, Split, Šibenik, Trakošcan, Umag, Vid (Metkovic), Virovitica, Vukovar, Zadar and Zagreb.
All participating museums offer entry free of charge.
Click here to download the programme of the Night of Museums and visit Croatian Museums website : www.hrmud.hr
Update: Museum Night marks record in a number of visits
Museum Night, an event organised annually and throughout Croatia which offers free entry into museums and galleries from 6 pm to 1 am, saw a record in the number of visits. Some 140,000 people visited museums and galleries in the Croatian capital of Zagreb, Rijeka, Osijek and Split on the 4th Museum Night organised on Friday. Of the 20 museums in Zagreb, the Technical Museum in Zagreb registered a record 16,584; in Rijeka 13,148 people visited the local museums, in Osijek 8,519 and in Split 10,270. The event was supplemented with additional contents – concerts, lectures and performances; in Zagreb with a fireworks display.