Budva City Museum

Budva, Montenegro

The museum in Budva Old Town, located in an early 19th century building, has a permanent exhibition of its archaeological and ethnographic collections, while the ground floor of the museum boasts a lapidarium featuring valuable stone exhibits.

The archaeological collection includes the many objects discovered during archaeological excavations in Budva (Hellenic gold, different types of vases, jewellery, ornaments, tools, and cutlery, glass and clay objects, silver dishes etc) of various sites dating back to the 5th century BC, which combine the cultures of the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines and Slavs in this region. Especially valuable are a pair of gold earrings and a brooch with an engraving of an eagle with a little boy in his claws, which is associated with the Greek myth of Zeus and Ganymede.

The ethnographic collection includes a large number of exhibits from this region dated between the 18th and early 20th centuries. The archaeological collection boasts over 1,200 relics and the ethnological collection of more than 450 different exhibits.

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Budva, Montenegro
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Founded: 19th century
Category: Museums in Montenegro

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www.budva.travel

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4.2/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Nihat Karabiber (13 months ago)
Small but nice museum, in three floors, you learn a lot about Budva in the museum, entrance was 3 Euros for adults
Sam L-T (2 years ago)
Poor experience. Exhibits look tired with little information on what are actually amazing pieces. The building was full of cigarette smoke from a male member of staff smoking in the office. His female colleagues apologised on his behalf... Shameful
Dimitra Chatzimpalidou (2 years ago)
the exhibits were dusty and it is necessary a maintenance.
Marko Luković (3 years ago)
Cool
Yonathan Stein (3 years ago)
Don't get fooled, most of photos are from the Citadela, not from the museum. Is 3 euros entrance, is nice to visit. Mostly ancient roman stuff in 3 floors.
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