Maritime Museum, Dubrovnik

Maritime Museum, Dubrovnik (must see)

Located at Fort St. Johns, the Maritime Museum occupies the building's first and second floors. The lower flower is designed to give visitors an idea of what maritime life was like for the people of Dubrovnik. There are also some great exhibits on shipbuilding there. The upper floor shows exhibits of maritime life from more recent times, including the thriving steamship trade carried out up to World War II.

The Pelješac Peninsula has been well known for its maritime industry for centuries, going back to the time of the Roman Empire. This location does a good job of documenting that history in a way that is interesting and informative.

Why You Should Visit:
To learn about Ragusa/Dubrovnik's historical economy and politics by reading the exhibits (good explanations in English).
You can also check out the excellent collection of scaled-down models illustrating the evolution of the city's boats over the centuries.
The building is really impressive inside, especially the upstairs and its very intriguing curved stone walls.

Tip:
If you have a Dubrovnik tourist pass and some time, you can visit this museum together with the others on the pass.

Opening Hours:
Tue-Sun: 9am–8pm (Jun 15–Sep 15); 9am-6pm (Mar 22–Jun 14; Sep 16–Nov 1); 9am–4pm (Nov 2–Mar 21)

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Maritime Museum on Map

Sight Name: Maritime Museum
Sight Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: City Orientation Walk   Dubrovnik Museums and Galleries Tour  

Walking Tours in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Create Your Own Walk in Dubrovnik

Create Your Own Walk in Dubrovnik

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Dubrovnik Museums and Galleries Tour

Dubrovnik Museums and Galleries Tour

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Travel Distance: 1.8 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

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Christian Dubrovnik Walking Tour

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Travel Distance: 0.5 km