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Educational activity

Educational activity

February 27, 2017.

The Museum has various forms of educational activities. The most common educational activity is a guided tour through {...}

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Visit our gift shop

Visit our gift shop

December 29, 2016.

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About us

About us

December 15, 2016.

The beginnings of the Croatian History Museum’s public activity are tied to the National Museum in Zagreb and {...}

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Poll
This year I visited the Croatian History Museum:
Several times 26%
Once 25%
I did not visit the Museum 47%
Votes: 809
Results

A glimpse into the past

— Seven essential points supporting the thesis that the “Museum grew (up) both deliberately and haphazardly” 1940
The Croatian National Historical Museum receives its first budget during the Banovina of Croatia, but it is still not an independent institution.
— Seven essential points supporting the thesis that the “Museum grew (up) both deliberately and haphazardly” 1945
The Museum of the People’s Liberation of Croatia is established under the Historical Museum of Croatia, but it later becomes independent and is named the Museum of the People’s Revolution of Croatia.
— Seven essential points supporting the thesis that the “Museum grew (up) both deliberately and haphazardly” 1962
The Historical Museum of Croatia and the Museum of Serbs in Croatia are dissolved. Their rights and obligations are assumed by a newly-established museum institution: the Historical Museum of Croatia.
— Seven essential points supporting the thesis that the “Museum grew (up) both deliberately and haphazardly” 1967-1980
Lelja Dobronić, Ph.D., director of the Historical Museum of Croatia, does everything in her power to obtain a building to accommodate the collections and permanent display. Despite receiving general pledges of support from the authorities, she did not succeed in her aim.
— Seven essential points supporting the thesis that the “Museum grew (up) both deliberately and haphazardly” 1991
The Croatian History Museum is established as a national institution. The Museum is the successor to the Historical Museum of Croatia and the Museum of the People’s Revolution of Croatia. However, the building in the middle of Victims of Fascism Square (Trg žrtava fašizma 16), better known as the Meštrović Pavilion, is taken from the new museum.
— Seven essential points supporting the thesis that the “Museum grew (up) both deliberately and haphazardly” 2007
The building of the former Zagreb Tobacco Factory is allocated to the Museum. The Museum thereby received a facility with floor space of approximately 9,500 m². About 2,000 m² have been planned for the permanent display, which is almost ten times more than the current exhibition space.
— Seven essential points supporting the thesis that the “Museum grew (up) both deliberately and haphazardly” 2017
Ten years have passed since the allocation of the former Zagreb Tobacco Factory. The adaptation of this industrial heritage site into a contemporary museum hall has not begun.