Croatian Maritime Museum

Last updated on Saturday, 17 February 2018

Founded in 1997., the Croatian Maritime Museum combines a collection from the Split Maritime Museum and the Military Maritime Museum as well as several associated maritime heritage collections.

The museum is situated in the only completely preserved fortified building in Split - the 17th-century Gripe Fortress.

In the fortress's courtyard you can observe the vessel ‘Bakar" and ‘Perina’. Perina is a traditional Dalmatian ‘gajeta’ (fishing boat). Its significant as it is one of te oldest surviving vessels on the east Adriatic coast (she dates back to 1857).

Within the walls of the fortress you will find many antique anchors and amphorae, model ships and images of Dubrovnik’s and Boka’s sailing boats, as well as the other vessels from the region.

Further, models of steamboats and boat artifacts can be observed as well as an valuable collection of ships’ engines.

Beside the Maritime conquests gallery, many rare and valuable artifacts represent WW I and WW II, the exhibit also includes a unique collection of torpedoes - the most valuable exhibition within the museum.

Admission charges:
Adults: 10,00 kn
Children and students: 5,00 kn
Members of ICOM, HMD and etc. associations: free entrance

Address & contact details

  • Street: Glagoljaška Ulica 18, Gripe fortress
  • Postcode: 21000
  • City: Split


  • Telephone: +385 (0)21 347 346
  • Fax: +385 (0)21 348 092
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Croatian Maritime Museum

Working Hours

  • 16. September - 14. June
  • Mon.Tue.Wed.Fri.: 9:00 - 14:30
  • Thursday: 9:00 - 19:00
  • Saturday: 9:00 - 13:00
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  • 15. June - 15. September
  • Mon. - Fri.: 9:00 - 19:00
  • Saturday: 9:00 - 14:00

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