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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  • Really enjoyed the "docent" who gave a fantastic explanation of the type of Naive Art. Great view of the local artists. Not too much but a great sampling.  more »
  • This small museum turned out to be one of our favorite places in Zagreb. I wasn't familiar with Naive art in general or any of the artists but have fallen in love with the style. After travelling Euro...  more »
  • We had headed of this museum and the Naive movement before arriving in Zagreb so it was a nice surprise to find it the perfect museum for travelers. It is small, easy to navigate and can be done in ha...  more »
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  • I really loved this place. One of my favorite stops in Zagreb I saw so many works of art that really moved me. A completely different style of art than I had ever seen before. Great gift shop .
  • It’s definitely worth visiting. It’s not a big museum but the collection is great.
  • Amazing experience. Don't forget to visit this museum
  • Definitely worth visiting. I only spent about 30 minutes there but thoroughly enjoyed it. It's sad they seem to be rather under-funded, they could be even better than they already are.
  • This was a delightful museum with a good overview and selection of Naïve Art, particularly given its size. Staff did not manage the space well on the day of our visit, with groups of noisy guests distracting from the artwork. Good value all the same.
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