The Mimara Museum is an art museum in the city of Zagreb. 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, its conversion to a museum overseen by a Zagreb architect Kuno Waidmann; originally it served as a gymnasium.

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Founded: 1987
Category: Museums in Croatia

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Cristiana Umbelino (4 months ago)
Another of the excelent museums one can/must experience in Zagreb. For museum lovers, like myself and my husband this was a very interesting day. We absolutely recomend it, if you have the time to spend while in Zagreb.
NOStorious S.P.I.D (4 months ago)
Wonderfull place filled with art of all kinds
Eugenia Barrios (6 months ago)
It is close for reparation but I wrote to them a few months ago and they never answer me. The building is beautiful.
Charlotte Sophie (11 months ago)
Lovely little arts and craft museum, but nothing you can visit for a bit of peace and quite. If you wanna see the art,be prepared for the staff to follow you around the rooms at the respectful distance of about 2m. If they're not following you around the staff of mainly art students will half block the doorways while texting. Overall a less than relaxing atmosphere
Danny Wallace (11 months ago)
This museum is a must for any culture and fine arts lover. The museum is spacious and well laid out. All the exhibits are available to view very close up, the old masters can be viewed without barriers, ropes or glass. The staff are informative and very friendly. There is a 40kn (£5.00) entrance fee but worth it considering the exhibitions. Use the cloakroom, the museum is quite warm and it could take a couple of hours, a long time to hump your coats around.
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