Famous Museums in Dubrovnik

The museums in Dubrovnik give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Dubrovnik with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Dubrovnik. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Dubrovnik.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Dubrovnik.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Dubrovnik:

  1. Museum Of Croatian War Of Independence

    Museum, Historical Site, War Memorial

    Whether or not you are a history buff, a visit to the Museum of Croatian War of Independence is a must while you are here. Throwing light upon the nation’s struggle for independence, this museum is eye-opening along with being heart-warming at the same time. Artifacts and posters are the source of information here, as well as one audio-visual screening. It can be quite stirring, so best s...Read more
  2. Franciscan Monastery

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    Franciscan Monastery

    Library, Museum, Monastery

    The Franciscan Monks moved to Dubrovnik in the 13th century and quickly set up a monastery. However, when threatened by war, they demolished that one and built a better protected one next to the Pile Gate and St. Saviours Church. Though this new monastery was immediately functional, work on it’s construction continued for centuries to come. In 1317 though, when it was founded, they also f...Read more
  3. Synagogue And Jewish Museum

    Museum, Synagogue

    When the Jews were expelled from Spain in 1492, some of them came to Dubrovnik, and by and large became a community of traders who would frequent the local synagogue. They continued to face persecution over the centuries, but mainly in the area around Dubrovnik, and they only gained legal status under Napoleon Bonaparte’s rule. Thanks to the Holocaust, the 250 strong community has whittle...Read more
  4. Museum Of Modern Art

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    Museum Of Modern Art

    Art And Culture, Art Museum

    Modern art is making its presence felt all across the globe, and when you are in Dubrovnik expect the rarest form of modern art. In fact, when you are at the Museum of Modern Art, Dubrovnik you will be bowled over more by the building’s structure than its art collection. The first floor of the museum is said to have the most of “haunting” collections, while rest of the floors ...Read more
  5. Maritime Museum

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    Maritime Museum


    One of the most enlightening of museums in Dubrovnik the Maritime Museum is a must on every list of things to do in Dubrovnik, especially if you are in here with kids. Placed just off the walk of walls, this city attraction is especially a delight for those who have even the slightest of interests in ships. You will get to see a lot of models of classic steam ships here. As if the collection is...Read more
  6. The Rupe Museum

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    The Rupe Museum


    One of the best museums that can be covered in very short span of time albeit being very insightful, the Rupe museum is a must visit while in Dubrovnik. As the name suggests, the museum throws light upon all things ethnic about the city. Right form the methods of grain storage to what and how people has their food, over the span of the twentieth century, is what you will get to see here. You ar...Read more
  7. Dubrovnik Natural History Museum

    Natural History Museum

    Surprisingly more than actual history stuff, you will find lots of murals and paintings in the Natural history museum. In fact, it can come across as something quite general for someone who is expecting some exclusive history enlightenment. However, if you are with kids you can get them here to throw some light upon subjects like lifecycle, local turtles, deep sea fish and the likes. Sprawling ...Read more
  8. Archeological Museum

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    Archeological Museum

    Museum, Archaeological Site

    It is but natural to be interested in the archeology of such a historically rich city. And so, we have the Archeological Museums, quenching the curiosity all those curious. Most of the items of the collection throw light on the significance and influence of the Roman culture. Found during several excavations and hunts, these objects are highly valuable. Items of glassware, metal ware, bones amo...Read more
  9. Red History Museum


    Red History Museum is a unique interactive experience of everyday life during the Communist regime of Yugoslavia - a very different time in Croatian history. Using new and old technologies, visitors can now explore and experience what it was like under the Yugoslav regime. Dive into the art, design, politics, secret agencies and the way of the Non-Aligned. Listen to the greatest hits of the tim...Read more
  10. War Photo Limited

    Antuninska 6, 200000, Dubrovnik, Croatia