Famous Museums in Zadar

The museums in Zadar 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 Zadar 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 Zadar. 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 Zadar.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Zadar.

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

  1. Archeological Museum

    4.6 (677 Votes)
    Archeological Museum


    Build in 18th century, the museum is considered to be one of the oldest museums in the Europe. The fact that it embodies artifacts from different eras way back in the past, be it stone ages, metals ages, or the reforming Roman and Byzantine periods, has made it an attractive destination among tourists. It has more than 100,000 artifacts for visitors on display reinstating the lure of stories an...Read more
  2. Museum Of Illusions

    Museum, Specialty Museum

    Another one of its gems that Zadar offers to its visitors. It is not a museum, but a mesmerizing, mind boggling corner for individuals who are in for a brain rattling experience filled with illusions, challenges and fun. It entails numerous exhibits such as Vortex tunnel, Mirror room, Inverted room, Anti gravity room, and infinity room that is not only interesting but has an informative approac...Read more
  3. Museum Of Ancient Glass

    4.5 (375 Votes)
    Museum Of Ancient Glass

    Museum, Specialty Museum

    One of the city’s newest attractions, the museum is everything one need to visit to witness beauty, art and history. Housed in Cosmacendi Palace, it has an outstanding collection of Roman glassware and artifacts excavated from different parts of Dalmatia. Visitors visiting the place will get to see a lot of relics including various cup wares, flasks, and vessels. Demonstrations of glassbl...Read more
  4. The Gold And Silver Of Zadar

    Museum, Exhibition

    Popularly called as the Gold and Silver of Zadar, the place was originally established as a benedictine convent which has been turned into an interesting museum like place now for tourists and travelers to visit and explore. It has an enticing collection of numerous rustic objects and artefacts that dates as back as to 8th century. Thanks to its amazing design, it has become one of the favorite...Read more
  5. Zadar City Museum

    4.4 (31 Votes)
    Zadar City Museum

    Museum, Specialty Museum

    It is considered as one of the oldest museum in Zadar dating back to nineteenth century. Also called as Zadar’s National Museum, it retains cultural and historical artefacts from 13th century to the current excavations. Its historical collection entails both historical objects such as old glass, majolica, utensils and weapons and objects from the recent time such as flags and photographs ...Read more
  6. Poljana Šime Budinića 3, 23000, Zadar, Croatia
  7. People's Square

    4.6 (1 Vote)
    Narodni trg, 23000, Zadar, Croatia