The Croatian Museum of Naive Art (Hrvatski muzej naivne umjetnosti) is a museum in Zagreb, Croatia that showcases the works of naive artists from the 20th century. Naive art is a genre of art that features self-taught artists who have developed their own original and expressive style. The museum has more than 1,900 artworks, including paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints, mostly by Croatian artists but also by some international ones.
The Croatian Museum Of Naive Art is located on the first floor of the Raffay Palace, a 18th-century building in the Upper Town of Zagreb. The address is Sv. Ćirila i Metoda 3.
The Croatian Museum Of Naive Art is open from Monday to Saturday from 10:00 to 18:00 and on Sunday from 10:00 to 13:00.
The Croatian Museum Of Naive Art’s ticket price is 25 kuna for adults, 15 kuna for students and seniors, and free for children under 7 years old.
You can also book guided tours for groups of up to 25 people for an additional fee.
To get to the Croatian Museum Of Naive Art, you can take the tram number 6 or 11 to the Kaptol stop and then walk for about 10 minutes. Alternatively, you can take the funicular from Tomićeva Street to the Upper Town and then walk for about 5 minutes. The museum is near other attractions such as St. Mark’s Church, the Stone Gate, and the Museum of Broken Relationships.
Some tips for visiting the Croatian Museum Of Naive Art are:
- Check the website (http://www.hmnu.hr) for current exhibitions and events.
- Allow at least an hour to explore the museum and admire the colorful and imaginative artworks.
- Don’t miss the works by Ivan Generalić, Ivan Rabuzin, Ivan Lacković Croata, and Emerik Feješ, some of the most famous Croatian naive artists.
- Respect the prohibitions of taking photos, touching the artworks, eating or drinking inside the museum, and smoking anywhere on the premises.
The Croatian Museum of Naive Art is a unique and fascinating place to visit if you are interested in art and culture. You will discover a different perspective on reality and expression through the eyes of naive artists. The museum is also a testimony to the rich and diverse artistic heritage of Croatia.