Galerija Mestrovic, Split

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Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Galerija Mestrovic presents sculptures, drawings, and architectural plans of one of Croatia's most prominent artists of the 20th century. Meštrović's Art Nouveau sculptures have achieved worldwide fame and are featured in numerous cities from Zagreb and Bratislava to Ottawa, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. Take a guided tour or browse through the gallery to see marble statues, bronze portraits, and oil paintings, among numerous other art forms. You'll see religious works, as well as details from the artist's personal life. Arranged by theme across two floors, the exhibits present some 100 pieces from the full collection--which is around 1,000. Use our Split holiday planning app to visit Galerija Mestrovic on your trip to Split, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I don’t claim to be an expert on sculpture but I enjoyed this museum. There are a wide variety of sculptures in different media. They also show a short film that is pretty informative. The ticket...  more »
  • Very exciting and emotional experience. Little Job is just wonderful! I understand from expression of sculpture that he is Job, even before I read title. Polite staff member, who can give you good.....  more »
  • Unsure if tickets are required by we walked in just like many others did before us. The place has some nice statues and great photo opportunities. We never entered the actual museum but the vibe was friendly and relaxed. It is a bit small and not alot to see
  • Astonishing! Definitely a place you should visit! One of the most talented and prolific Croatian artist's home turned into this huge, very well organized museum near the seashore. It was wonderful (re)living Mestrovic's most crucial moments and emotions through his beautiful sculptures guided by the well written museum broucher. Not much of a fan of sculptures in general due to being hard to make them expressive, this guy's work made me fall in love with it.

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