Best museums and art galleries to visit in Split
The museums in Split offer a window into the city's fascinating past and rich cultural heritage spanning from ancient times to the present day, making it a haven for history enthusiasts. Choose from several captivating museums and galleries.
The Archaeological Museum in Split is the oldest museum in Croatia and was founded in 1820.
The Ivan Meštrovic Palace in Split was built between 1931 and 1939 and is based on plans that Meštrovic himself designed. It houses most of the sculptor’s works within its permanent display.
The ethnographic museum of Split is housed in a building that itself already is of exceptional cultural and historical architectural significance.
Founded in 1997., the Croatian Maritime Museum in Split combines a collection from the Split Maritime Museum and the Military Maritime Museum as well as several associated maritime heritage collections.
It is one of the oldest Croatian museums founded in 1893. with a goal to explore, collect, present and study the cultural remains of the Croats from the 7th to 15th century. It is located in one of the greenest urban areas of Split.