Archaeological museum

Last updated on Saturday, 17 February 2018

The Archaeological Museum in Split is the oldest museum in Croatia and was founded in 1820.

It has about 150,000 artifacts dating back to the period of Greek colonization of the Adriatic.

    The following collections are displayed:
  • Prehistoric collection
  • Graeco-Hellenistic collection
  • Roman-Provincial collection
  • Early Christian collection
  • Old Croatian collection
  • Epigraphic collection
  • Coin collection

The collection of ancient and medieval coins has over 70000 pieces!

Among the most significants collections are the stone inscriptions from Salona, a collection of Hellenistic pottery, Roman glass and the largest (in the country) gem collection.

The museum also houses a marine archaeological collection that was set up in the 1960s, parallel to the beginning of underwater archaeological research of Central Dalmatia.

Admission charges:
Adults 20,00 kn
Children, students and senior citizens 10,00 kn
The museum provides adequate access for visitors with special needs.

Address & contact details

  • Street: Zrinsko-Frankopanska 25
  • Postcode: 21000
  • City: Split


  • Telephone: +385 (0)21 329-340
  • Fax: +385 (0)21 329-360
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Archaeological museum

Working Hours

  • June to September
  • Monday to Saturday
  • 09:00 to 14.00 | 16:00 to 20:00
  • October to May
  • Monday to Friday
  • 09:00 to 14.00 | 16:00 to 20:00
  • Saturdays: 09:00 to 14.00

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