Split Recorded Nearly 40k Visitors for Museum Night 2017

Daniela Rogulj

This year’s Museum Night was held on January 27.

The famous museum program Night of Museums was held across 110 Croatian cities and municipalities in 230 locations. This year’s event was visited by 238,710 visitors, which the Croatian Museum Society (CMS) announced Saturday in their final report. Dalmacija News reports the details on February 11, 2017.

This year’s Night of Museums was marked by the theme of music and musical giants, with an emphasis on their impact on society. In line with the theme, many attractive programs were presented which were held in museums and other heritage institutions, along with clubs and open-air spaces, causing much interest for many visitors. The Croatian Museum Association stated that the event has been growing from year to year, and the quality of the program has only improved.

For the 2017 event, the city with the most visitors was Zagreb where more than 81,600 visitors were recorded. Of the major Croatian cities, Split followed with more than 39,200 visitors, Rijeka recorded about 16,600, Dubrovnik had more than 14,100, Zadar recorded around 12,800, and Pula recorded around 11,840 visitors.

Excellent attendance was also recorded in Karlovac who recorded more than 6,560 visitors, Varazdin who recorded 5,460 visitors, and Vukovar who recorded more than 5,200 visitors.

Detailed statistics on the visits to individual institutions and Croatian cities can be viewed here. You can also view photos from the various museum events here

The Croatian Museum Society thanks everyone who attended, including all of the museum staff, participants, partners, sponsors and the media for their contribution to the successful implementation of the Museum Night 2017.


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