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[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The first private museum in Croatia, the Marton Museum, has relocated to Zagreb`s Upper Town, to Kulmer Palace, on St. Catherine`s Square, after existing for eight years in the town of Samobor. The former aristocratic apartment on the first floor of the late Baroque palace, which has up until recently been used by the contemporary art museum of Zagreb, is the ideal new home for the Marton Museum. The grand interior of the space superbly communicates with exhibits from the second half of the 18th and the first half of …

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[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The first Croatian Museum of Viticulture and Enology will soon open in Putniković, which is located 20 km from Mali Ston. The museum will not only show exhibits, but also arrange visits to vineyards and wine tastings, and the wine there will be archived in a kind of wine bank. The museum, covering an area of 750 square meters, will present and sell wines and souvenirs related to viticulture and winemaking. Also planned is the opening of an agricultural pharmacy and a wine Academy for education of sommeliers and all …

Dalmatia, Tourism »

[9 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Grabovac, a little village in Central Dalmatia offers tourists a hunting museum and a zoo. The idea to enrich the tourist offer in this unusual way was thought of by Ante Dundić who in his hunting museum holds more than 650 exhibits. As part of the family estate he also opened a zoo with more than 260 animals, from several species of horses, deer, fallow deer, mouflon, chamois, Vietnamese pigs, wild boars and bears to various species of poultry and birds. Entrance to the museum is free. On the farm, …

General, Tourism »

[9 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Museum of the City of Rijeka has recently set up an exhibition on the first 100 years of Rijeka torpedoes –a superb and complex accomplishment of Rijeka`s inventors, technicians, and industrialists. The exhibition, which will be opened until mid-September this year, is the first step towards the museum collection – the ‘Museum of Industrial Heritage, Economy and Transport.
The story of the torpedo begins in the 1860s when Rijeka was rapidly evolving industrially and became a modern European city.
The inventor of the torpedo was Giovanni Luppis, born in Rijeka and …