|About the museum:
The Ethnographic Museum in Split is the oldest museum of its type in Croatia. It was founded on July 3, 1910. In 1924 it moved into the building of the Council Chamber on Pjaca, and remained there until the end of 2004. Then the museum was allocated new premises in Severova ulica, and with the exhibition White on White it was opened on May 5, 2004, thus starting the first phase of the new premises. The museum collects ethnographic objects from the area of Dalmatia and the wider area. It preserves and promotes the values of the ethnographic heritage, restores them and presents them to the public. It has very valuable collections of folk costumes, jewellery, arms, household inventory, traditional handicrafts. The museum issues the annual “Ethnologica Dalmatica”, books, catalogues and CDs.