The Cultural Historical Museum, Dubrovnik

The Cultural Historical Museum, Dubrovnik

Walking holidays in Croatia offer ramblers a variety of eclectic experiences. The Eastern European country strikes the perfect balance between sunny landscapes, fascinating exotic customs and a more cultural side which will no doubt entice history-loving walkers.

The Cultural Historical Museum, in the Dubrovnik region is a wonderful place to explore and learn about this country’s rich heritage. History enthusiasts on walking holidays in Croatia will truly enjoy visiting the museum which offers a thorough overview of Dubrovnik’s culture and history through its extensive collection of local artefacts.

Located in the Rectors’ Palace in Dubrovnik, the Cultural Historical Museum presents visitors with a wide array of objects relating to the area which will undoubtedly pique the interest of history fans. Among the artefacts collected by the museum are an interesting numismatic collection, paintings and furniture from the Rococo, Baroque and Louis XVI periods. Portraits of the old masters from the Dubrovnik Painters School and a number of everyday items from the 16th and the 19th century are also on display. This impressive collection is spread out over the various floors and rooms of the palace most of which are period decorated to resemble the way they looked when they were originally in use.

Offering a great insight into the history and customs of the Dubrovnik region, the Cultural Historical Museum is a must-see for ramblers while on walking holidays in Croatia