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Zagreb City Museum – Zagreb’s 900-year history

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Zagreb City Museum shows Zagreb’s, from prehistory until today. Find out about the medieval twin city, the ecclesiastical Kaptol and free and royal Gradec.

TIP: ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATIONS WERE UNCOVERED UNDER THE BUILDING. AS A RESULT, THE MUSEUM IS SITUATED ON AN EXHIBIT. FREE GUIDED TOURS ON SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS AT 11 AM!

Zagreb City Museum will show you all aspects of the city. Showing Zagreb under the influence of politics, the church, history, economy, town-planning and architecture, the history of art and literature, and everyday life.

The Museum building was once the Convent of the Poor Clares and is a historical monument itself. Their most valuable exhibit.

The exhibition shows the lifecycle of Zagreb through 45 themes. Built around the artefacts the Museum possesses.

You will find a prehistoric settlement constructed in 7th century BC. Starting with the Halstatt culture of the Early Iron Age and a house and workshop of the La Tene culture of the Late Iron Age.

The archaeological map shows visitors the most important sites and finds in the city!

Themes cover a range of historical and cultural aspects of Zagreb. For example, clashes between the Kaptol and Gradec in medieval times. The Ottoman threat in the 15th century and the 19th-century Croatian national revival. World War II era, the socialist era, and Zagreb in the independent era.

Along with the permanent display, the museum hosts regular cultural and theme exhibitions and live historical performances.

Zagreb City Museum Living Pictures

Zagreb City Museum Living Pictures

Zagreb City Museum opening hours

Tuesday – Saturday 10:00-19:00

Sunday 10:00-14:00

Last admission 30 minutes before closing!

Closed on Mondays and during holidays.

Zagreb City Museum ticket prices

Adults – 30 HRK

Groups (10 or more persons) – 20 HRK/person

Students, retired and disabled persons – 20 HRK

Families (with children under 15) – 50 HRK

Children under 7 – free

Free with ZagrebCard

Temporary exhibitions – 10 HRK

Audio guide – 20 HRK

Guided tours

Free guided tour Saturdays and Sundays at 11 AM.

Zagreb City Museum Exhibitions

  • Trnje – the area and the people – until 24 June 2018.

The exhibition tracks the appearance of the Trnje, Zagreb area in the 19th century

What can you see and do at the Zagreb City Museum?

It is a great starting point to learn about Zagreb. Because you will get to learn how the city came into existence and its culture.

Be amazed by the museum’s artefacts! Starting with the archaeological finds which are presented in the same place where they were uncovered.

Themed sections include Iron Age artefacts, reconstruction of 19th-century Ilica shops and study rooms of Croatian artists. You will also find a room-sized floor map of Zagreb’s 19th-century Lower Town. Complete with scale models of the Green Horseshoe buildings.

It takes about 3-4 hours to go through the museum.

Accessible for disabled. The security guards will be happy to give any assistance required.

How to get to Zagreb City Museum?

From ban Jelačić Square some five minutes walking distance. Head up Radićeva or Mesnička streets or take the funicular from Tomićeva Street.

Contact

Address

Opatička 20

Web

www.mgz.hr

Email

[email protected]

Phone

+385 1 4851 361

Opening hours

Tuesday – Saturday 10:00-19:00
Sunday 10:00-14:00

Admission

Adults – 30 HRK
Groups (10+) – 20 HRK
Students, retired and disabled – 20 HRK

Family ticket* – 50 HRK
*with children under 15

Temporary exhibitions – 10 HRK
Audio guide – 20 HRK

Free with ZagrebCard

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