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Do you want to find out what Dubrovnik’s maritime affairs and shipbuilding were like at the very beginning and until the fall of the Republic? Then be sure to visit the fort of St. John and the Maritime Museum on the first floor. There you can see a lot of interesting items from that time. The first exhibitions, entitled “Maritime Routes” and “Dubrovnik over the Centuries”, were held in 1949, when the museum was founded. On the second floor you can see an array of artifacts depicting the maritime industry in Dubrovnik and Pelješac in the 19th century, as well as nautical instruments, ship models from the 17th, 18th and the 19th century, valuable rare books, logbooks, maps and so on. The permanent exhibition portrays the maritime history of Dubrovnik and its surroundings.
Category: Museum Art Palace, Old town,
Fortress of St. John (Old Town), Dubrovnik 20000
42.639813, 018.112284 (42°38’23.3″N, 018°06’44.2″E)
00385 (0)20 321 497
Summer: 09:00-18:00h (on Monday and holidays is closed); Winter: 09:00-14:00h (on Monday and holidays is closed)
In museum you can buy tickets for nine museums:
Adults: 100 HRK (13.20 EUR); students: 25 HRK (3.30 EUR); organized groups (up to 10 people): 80 HRK (10.50 EUR)The price includes 9 museums: The House of Marin Držić, the Ethnographic Museum, Natural History Museum, the Rector’s Palace, Dulčić Gallery, Maritime Museum, Archaeological Exhibitions/Revelin, Dubrovnik Art Gallery, and Atelier Puntika
GPS coordinates: 42.639813, 018.112284 (42°38’23.3″N, 018°06’44.2″E)
Address: Fortress of St. John (Old Town), Dubrovnik 20000
The Maritime Museum is located in the Old Town of Dubrovnik in the Fortress of St. John (around 500 meters or 7 minutes walk away from the entrance to Ploče)
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas odvezite me do starog dijela grada Dubrovnika i ostavite kod gradskih Vrata od Ploča (početak Ulice Frana Supila). 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 pomorskom muzeju (nalazi se u Tvrđavi sv. Ivana, tamo se nalazi i akvarij). Hvala!
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