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Historical and Maritime Museum of Istria

At the highest hill in Pula, at an altitude of 32.4 m, between the sea and the hills Arena, Zaro and Sv. Mihovil, the adapted Venetian fortification, houses since 1961 the Historical Museum of Istria, founded as the Museum of the Revolution on December 31, 1955. The Historical Museum of Istria – Museo Storico dell'Istria carries out its activities as a public institution. Presently, it is a County institution that keeps part of the national and universal heritage, from the High Middle Ages until the recent history directly or indirectly presenting it to the public by means of permanent or temporary exhibitions or publications.

The Museum has several departments – Department of the history of Pula, Department of medieval Istrian history and the Department of modern Istrian history with adjoining collections (Cultural-historic collection of urban life, Collection of old postcards and photographs, Collection of maritime history and shipbuilding, Collection of economic development, Cultural-historical collection of suburban life, Collection of insignia, diplomas, seals and coats-of-arms, Coin collection, Collection of arms, uniforms and military equipment, Collection of film and video recordings, Collection of memoirs and phonographic recordings, Collection of significant persons and the recently established Collection of old maps. In the rich museum holdings (over 40,000 artifacts), particularly important is the collection of old postcards, maps and the collection of arms, uniforms, military and maritime equipment.

 

Gradinski uspon 6, 52100 Pula
Croatia - R. Hrvatska
Tel: +385 52 211-566
Fax: +385 52 211-566
E-mail: ppmi@ppmi.hr
web: http://www.ppmi.hr/hr
http://hvm.mdc.hr/povijesni-muzej-istre---museo-storico-dell-istria,700:PLA/hr/info/

 

 

Prices

 

Adults       Kuna 20,00       Euro 2,80

 

Students and groups       Kuna 10,00       Euro 1,40

 

Children       Kuna 5,00       Euro 0,70

 

Info: tel. 00385 52 211 740

Open daily, closed January 1

 

Price: Adults  50 kuna, students and children - 25 kuna


Address:
52100 Pula, House of Croatian Defenders, Leharova 1