Croatian Museum of Naive Art, Zagreb

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See an exhibit of 80 paintings, prints, and sculptures by self-taught Croatian and international artists at Croatian Museum of Naive Art. Between the 1930s and the 1980s, these works were produced mainly by peasants and working men who had created their own styles and achieved fame. This art movement thrives on freedom and creativity, but differs from amateur art due to its highly poetic nature. The museum's collection totals 1,850 pieces, which it exhibits in rotation. View these expressions of individualism, with the common themes of social events and gatherings, rural life and work, and the creations of untamed imagination. For Croatian Museum of Naive Art and beyond, use our Zagreb trip maker tool to get the most from your Zagreb vacation.
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  • There is a locker at the entrance, and large luggage is deposited. It's a small museum, but I don't think I have much chance to see naive art. There is a restroom at the back.
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  • Nice museum in the old town. The collection is rather small but really good. Some beautiful pieces of Croatian naïve art. One of the few art museums that even my kids appreciated.  more »
  • The museum we enjoyed though is small!!! We were told that they would have so many works to show that they would need 2 more floors so a choice of works was made!
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  • Quite a lovely, smaller gallery museum. I liked the way the art was arranged to help give a good overview of this type of art and was nice to visit before some of the other larger local galleries!
  • Much better than the overrated Museum of Broken Relationships across the street. I had no expectation but it surpassed any of it. One of the finest exhibitions I've seen - I live in Italy and I go to museums quite often. Friendly staff too.
  • I found very good postcards which hardly happened during my atay in Zagreb. They have very interesting collections on naive art. A little bit small tho.
  • Amazing place, small gallery founded in 1952. has wonderfull pieces by mostly croatian artists and best of all, the tickets are dirt cheap
  • Amazing! Small collection but really nice!
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