Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments, Split

Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments, Split

The Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments located at Meštrovićevo šetalište is the only museum in the country dedicated to researching and presenting cultural artifacts of the Croats in the Middle Ages, between the 7th and 15th centuries, particularly the time of the early medieval Croatian state from 9th to 12th century.

Originally founded in Knin in 1893, the museum was moved first to Sinj, then Klis and finally to Split where today the collection is displayed in a purpose-built museum complex, opened in 1976.

The holdings consist mainly of jewelry, weapons and items of daily use, and include a large number of stone artifacts that once belonged to the old Croatian church interiors. The collection of early medieval wicker, clay figurines, and old Croatian Latin epigraphic monuments is the largest of its kind in Europe.

Opening Hours:
(Jun 15-Sep 15) Mon-Fri: 9am-1pm / 5-8pm; Sat: 9am-2pm
(Sep 15-Jun 15) Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm; Sat: 9am-2pm
Sight description based on Wikipedia.

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Sight Name: Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments
Sight Location: Split, Croatia (See walking tours in Split)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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