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Museum of Ancient Glass

Poljana Zemaljskog Odbora 1, Zadar 23000, Croatia
+385 23 363 831
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Zadar City Tour: Antique Treasures
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“top floor” (9 reviews)
“unique pieces” (3 reviews)
“on display” (7 reviews)
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Poljana Zemaljskog Odbora 1, Zadar 23000, Croatia
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+385 23 363 831
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"top floor"
in 9 reviews
"unique pieces"
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"on display"
in 7 reviews
"gift shop"
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"contemporary works"
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"allow plenty of time"
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"large collection"
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"pristine condition"
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"no photos allowed"
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"worth a visit"
in 8 reviews
"roman times"
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"old town"
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"demonstration"
in 26 reviews
"exhibits"
in 29 reviews
"urns"
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"techniques"
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We went on a family visit and were delighted by the museum setup and friendly and professional staff. Exibits are beautiful and impressive, but the music that starts playing when you walk into a room is what got me the most. At the second floor...More

Thank Vanda F
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

This museum has a large collection of ancient glass from Roman times and some contemporary glass works as well. There are also explanations on the process of glass making. As I went in the late afternoon, there was no demonstration of glass blowing. It would...More

Thank A Y
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

They have A LOT of glass items and it explains where they were all found. Given the entry price there was a lot to see there and they had gone to a lot of effort. Although I definitely enjoyed it, as I am not really...More

Thank Ana G
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Zadar is redolent with history from antiquity to the modern era. It has yielded a treasure trove of Romam era glassware and the museum tells the story from the accidental discovery of glass to its use by the Romans with an astonishing and beautifully laid...More

Thank 185alan
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Deserves all the positive reviews. The glass blowing demonstration is well worth it. Many exhibits of glass over 2000 years old. The craftsmanship is very impressive

Thank Stanley M
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Not much content that is different from other museums. Most of the stuff I just passed by quickly. There was an interesting exhibit. It took me longer to find it then the time I spent in it. Some interesting pieces but overall a miss.

Thank billkhoe
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

An excellent, well laid out museum with lots of information regarding the history of glass in each room. Never seen so many items of ancient glass. If you get the chance do watch the glass blower demonstrate the various forms and techniques. also had a...More

Thank Sylvia H
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

It was interesting to see the capabilities that earlier civilizations had. They also offer a demonstration but the glass-blower hadn't shown up on the day I visited.

Thank SteveVA69
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Worth checking out. Old glass and I liked the jars people's ashes were kept in. Nice waterfront location and price was low.

Thank BuenoOrNot
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

I was lead there by a buddy from Split who was showing me Zadar. It'sma pity we could not witness the demonsttion how glass used to be manufctured

Thank 424tarikd
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mas-zadar.hr/radno-vrijeme/ evry day from 9 - 16 you must pay entrance
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