Art Pavilion (Umjetnički paviljon)

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Built in 1898, this beautiful building is the oldest gallery in the Southeast Europe. The pavilion was purposefully built for Croatian artists to display their art at the Millennium Exhibition in Budapest in 1896. The iron skeleton was designed so that it could easily be transferred back to Zagreb after the Exhibition. Austrian architects Fellner and Helmer, who had designed the Croatian National Theatre building a few years before that, were hired to design a new building, and they decorated the facade with the busts of Croatian and international artists.

The exhibitions change, so the gallery doesn’t have a permanent display, and the 600m² of space has been home to more than 700 exhibitions by Croatian and international artists.

Opening hours (during exhibitions)
Tue – Thu: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. (last Friday of the month 11 p.m. – 10 p.m.)
Sat – Sun: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Closed on Mondays, Easter, Easter Monday, All Saints Day 1st November, Christmas 25th Decembar and New Year 1st January.

Ticket prices vary depending on the exhibition.

Trg kralja Tomislava 22, Zagreb
Phone: +385 1 48 76 487, +385 1 48 41 070
Email: [email protected]



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