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Homeland War Museum
Homeland War Museum
The Museum of the Homeland War is located in the Fortress Imperial which played an important role in the defense of Dubrovnik during the war. The museum was opened on the 5th of August 2008, on Thanksgiving. The main themes are: “Dubrovnik in the war 1991-1995”, which is also the name of the permanent exhibition,and the history of the building “Fort Imperial”. At the exhibition you can see the documents, guns, grenades, parts of military equipment, recordings, video materials and the authentic flag from Srđ from 1991. On the hill you can also see a memorial plaque where the names of fallen soldiers are engraved. The thematic units are: The fall of the Dubrovnik Republic and history of the building “Fort Imperial”; Serbo-Montenegrin aggression in 1991; Days of victory – the action of liberation of the Croatian Army and the suffering of the population, civilian objects and cultural monuments. The aim of the exhibition is to show what the impact of war on Dubrovnik area was.
Category: Museum Art Palace,
Srđ, Dubrovnik 20000
42.64987, 018.11080 (42°38’59.5″N, 018°06’38.9″E)
00385 (0)20 324 856
April, May, June, July, August, September, October: 08:00-20:00h
November, December, January, February, March: 08:00-18:00h
Adults: 30 HRK (4 EUR), children and students: 15 HRK (2 EUR)
Srđ also has a lookout (providing a beautiful view of the old town), the Srđ restaurant, Buggy and the Cross memorial.
GPS coordinates: 42.64987, 018.11080 (42°38’59.5″N, 018°06’38.9″E)
Address: Srđ, Dubrovnik 20000
About 5km away from the Old Town of Dubrovnik. At the main Adriatic highway, you should turn to the Bosanka on the following GPS coordinates: 42.64056, 18.12894 (42°38’26.0″N, 18°07’44.2″E), after which you should climb 2.5km uphill towards Srđ. Just follow the road and do not make any turns!
You can also reach Srđ on foot. Go from Adriatic highway, to a point distant around 1.4km from the old town of Dubrovnik GPS 42.647244, 18.105164 (42°38’50.1″N, 18°06’18.6″E). You have a 2 kilometer climb, or about 40 minutes’ walk.
The cable car is located at the following GPS coordinates: 42.643173, 018.111723 (42°38’35.4″N, 018°06’42.2″E) in Petar Krešimir IV Street, near the old town of Dubrovnik (400 meters).
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas odvezite me u Muzej Domovinskog rata na Srđu (nalazi se u blizini restorana Panorama Srđ). Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas, uputite me prema Muzeju Domovinskog rata na Srđu (nalazi se u blizini restorana Panorama Srđ). Hvala!
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