It has about 150,000 artefacts dating back to the period of Greek colonisation 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 significant 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 1960-s, parallel to the beginning of underwater archaeological research of Central Dalmatia.
The museum provides adequate access for visitors with special needs.
Monday-Friday 9.00-14.00 and 16.00-20.00, Saturday: 9.00-14.00
Walking distance from the city centre of Split
Oldest museum in Croatia
Address & contact details
Street: Ul. Zrinsko Frankopanska 25
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