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Mimara Museum, Zagreb

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4/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web
The Mimara Museum is an art museum in the city of Zagreb, Croatia. It is situated at the Roosevelt Square, housing the collection by Wiltrud and Ante Topić Mimara. Its full official name is the Art Collection of Ante and Wiltrud Topić Mimara.According to Thomas Hoving, "Topic Mimara's hoard of masterpieces are 95 percent fakes produced by him and his hired forgers."Of the total of 3,700 varied works of art, more than 1,500 exhibits constitute permanent holdings, dating from the prehistoric period up to the 20th century. Some of the most famous exhibits include works by Lorenzetti, Giorgione, Veronese, Canaletto, 60 paintings by the Dutch masters Van Goyen, Ruisdael, 50 works by the Flemish masters Van der Weyden, Bosch, Rubens, Van Dyck, more than 30 by the Spanish masters Velázquez, Murillo, Goya, some 20 paintings by the German masters Holbein, Liebermann, Leibl, some 30 paintings by the English painters Gainsborough, Turner, Bonington and more than 120 paintings by the French masters Georges de La Tour, Boucher, Chardin, Delacroix, Corot, Manet, Renoir, Degas. The drawings collection holds some 200 drawings by Bronzino, Guardi, Claude Lorrain, Le Brun, Oudry, Greuze, Géricault, and Friesz. The museum was opened in 1987. The building itself originates from the 19th century, overseen by a Zagreb architect Kuno Waidmann, and it served as a gymnasium.
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  • Donated by ante mimara's collection is exhibited. It is quite large. I think the Museum, rather than better, such as the Museum of fine arts. In a stunning collection was impressive. To go to the Museum of fine arts, Museum of 1 place somewhere in Zagreb is recommended here.
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  • In the middle of Zagreb,In a school building that turned to a museum,a private art collection with archeology ,and art,including Egypt,Greece,Rome and Mesopotamia,Very nice room of Italian,Dutch maste...  read more »
  • We were told this was the best Museum to see. The top floor was religious art. The other floor had interesting pieces. We were one of the only people there. This is an art collection from an individua...  read more »
  • Mimara museum is a wonderfully curated museum which offers a unique view on the rich and varied art collection with works of the ancient world as well as of the European art from the early Middle Ages to the 20th century. One can also rent the space for various dinners and parties. I've attended a wedding hosted in the museum and was blown away by the decor and the ambiance.
  • It is one of Zagreb biggest museums and very characteristic when visiting the city. The exhibition itself is no big deal, even if you had visited other european museums. You can acquire an audio guide in different languages.
  • Great exibitions
  • Wonderful museum. 😄😄
  • Awesome
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