Croatian School Museum displays around 1000 exhibits from Croatian school and teaching history. The only museum in Croatian specializing in education.
TIP: IT IS HARD TO TEACH TODAY, IMAGINE WHAT IT WAS LIKE A 100 YEARS AGO.
Croatian School Museum opened its doors in 1901, after winning a prize at the World Exposition in Paris in 1900. The only museum in Croatia dedicated to teaching and education.
The museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting school and education. They exhibit past materials and try to present conditions in which teachers used to work in.
The exhibits include mostly 19th-century posters, school and teaching materials used in various subjects. In this way, they present an insight into Croatian history and school system. The way it looked like a hundred years ago.
It is a small museum, which specialises in education, a science we mostly take for granted. Although information is highly available today, it is hard to teach today, experience how hard it was 100 years ago. Without computers, the internet, mobile phones and today’s modern accessories.
Teachers, 100 years ago had their knowledge of the matter which they needed to pass on. With only the available materials, which highly evolved in the past century.
Croatian School Museum opening hours
- Tuesday-Wednesday 10:00-18:00
- Thursday 10:00-20:00
- Friday-Saturday 10:00-18:00
- Sunday 10:00-14:00
Closed on Monday and during the holidays.
Croatian School Museum ticket prices
- Adults – 20 HRK
- Family ticket (3-6 persons) – 30 HRK
- Seniors and Students – 10 HRK
Free entry for children under 7 years old.
English and German – 150 HRK / per group, up to 25 people
What can you see and do at the Croatian School Museum?
First off you will experience the Croatian School and Education system used to look like a hundred years ago.
Unfortunately, it looks like this today in underdeveloped countries as well.
You will get to see a model of an old classroom and exhibits of hundred-year-old teaching materials.
How to get to the Croatian School Museum?
The museum is located in the Republic of Croatia Square, just East, across the street from the Croatia National Theater. From the Ban Jelačić Square, it is some 15 minutes walking distance.
You can park around Marulić Square, in Runjaninova and Crnatkova Street.
Parking Zone 1. Read our guide about Zagreb Parking, Garages and Zones, Where to Park in Zagreb? We update it regularly with the latest rates, and guides on how to pay for parking in Zagreb.