Flix & Art: Connecting Culture, Arts, and Travel in Zagreb and Split

Daniela Rogulj

January 29, 2020 – Dozens of Zagreb and Split museums, in collaboration with FlixBus, have created new added value and synergy through encouraging travel and elevating culture by providing unique benefits for travelers and visitors to museums.

Namely, HRTurizam reports that the rich offer of 160 Croatian general, artistic, technical, archeological, historical, ethnographic, natural, and other types of museums were visited by more than 5.5 million foreign and local lovers of museum exhibitions in 2018, according to the Museum Documentation Center.

To make the most of Croatian cultural heritage, FlixBus and a dozen museums in Zagreb and Split have presented the Flix & Art project with exclusive benefits on tickets or souvenir shops and discounts on their next FlixBus trip. Therefore, if you’re visiting for a one-day or weekend visit to Zagreb or Split, lovers of travel and exploration can enjoy unique and different experiences of permanent exhibitions and other exhibitions of selected museums and galleries.

FlixBus discounts are 10% to 50% off when you purchase a ticket on a museum to museum basis, and a Flix & Art booklet will be created with a listing of all museum amenities and instructions.

The following museums are included in the Flix & Art project: Nikola Tesla Technical Museum, Croatian Museum of Naive Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Mimara Museum, Museum of Hangovers, Museum of Arts and Crafts, Croatian Museum of School, the Ivan Mestrovic Museums in Zagreb and Split, Museum of Senses in Split, and the Croatian Maritime Museum Split.

Don’t forget, Museum Night will be held across Croatia on Friday, January 31, 2020. This year will be the fifteenth edition of the event that began in 2005 with several Zagreb museums. Over the past few years, it has become the most significant event in Croatian museums. 

This year, Museum Night is commemorating two major anniversaries: the 200th anniversary of the Split Archeological Museum, founded in 1820, and the 140th anniversary of the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb, founded in 1880.

Thus, the theme of Museum Night 2020 will be an opportunity for Croatian museums to once again remind the general public about the importance of ‘museum history, present and future’. Communicating various content to the public – from museum collections, professional, scientific, educational and entertaining content to virtual tours of museum exhibits, historical buildings and protected heritage sites, and digital technologies have opened up unprecedented possibilities for presenting the museums. 

You can find the program in your city here.

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