Cultural Historical Museum
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Cultural Historical Museum

Pred Dvorom
T +385 020 321 422

Winter hours  of work – from November 3 to March 21:
9 a.m. – 4 p.m., closed on Wednesdays

Summer hours of work – from March 22 to November 2:
9 a.m. – 6 p.m., closed on Wednesdays

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The Cultural Historical Museum is located in the Rectors Palace whose exhibits are distributed throughout the ground floor, mezzanine and First Floor.

A court room, dungeon and a scribes office are located on the ground floor. A numismatic collection of Dubrovnik coins, seals, weights, and a collection of watches are on the mezzanine level. Beautiful examples of furniture, portraits, uniforms, and an inventory from the Domus Christi pharmacy, as well as various kinds of weapons can also be seen.

Rococo, baroque and Louis XVI furniture and paintings by Italian masters are on the 1st floor. In the Rectors study, there is a portrait of Hamzić, a member of the Dubrovnik Painters School from the 16th century, and a writing desk by Luko Giordan. The Rectors rococo bedroom is located on the south side.

There is a permanent exhibition of artistic paintings, furniture and everyday items dating between the 16th and 19th centuries in the suitably decorated rooms of the Rectors Palace, the seat of the Dubrovnik Republics Rector and government, as well as a collection of old Dubrovnik money, medallions, seals, coat of arms and weapons.