Dubrovnik Museums had a great year, according to the latest data published by the Museum Documentation Center, showing that they are placed fourth on the list of the most visited museums in Croatia.
In 2019, Croatian museums recorded 5,235,765 visitors, 1,554,025 or 29.6 percent in state museums and 3,681,740 or 70.4 percent in museums of other founders - all in total 211,116 less than in 2018. In a survey conducted by Museum Documentation Center of 160 museums enrolled in the Register of Public and Private Museums, they received data from 134 museums, which represents a response rate of 83 percent, and 12 museums that are not on the Register.
The most visited museum this year is the Archaeological Museum of Istria with 575,294 visitors, in second place is the Museum of the City of Split with 389,814 visitors, showing an increase compared to last year of 66,196 visitors, and the Klovicevi Dvori Gallery is in third place with 353,262 visitors. The Dubrovnik Museums is in fourth place with 234,457 visitors and an increase of 63,024 compared to 2018, while the Museums of Hrvatsko Zagorje (265,706) are in fifth place with an increased visitor number of 31,404 visitors.
Among the nine museums that had more than one hundred thousand visitors this year are the Nikola Tesla Technical Museum (194,850), the Zadar Archaeological Museum (121,418), the Museum of Broken Relationships (111,798) and the Mimara Museum (101,671).