Hrvatski muzej turizma
The Maestro in Opatija

On the occasion of Night of Museums 2017, and this year’s theme Music and music giants and their impact on society, the Croatian Museum of Tourism will open the exhibition The Maestro in Opatija in the villa Angiolina, presenting to the public the Strozzi-Papandopulo Family Collection. The... more

When the Music’s Over

On the occasion of the Night of Museums 2017 and this year’s theme Museums and Music, the Croatian Museum of Tourism has opened the exhibition When the Music’s Over at the Juraj Šporer Art Pavilion. For those unfamiliar with the story of Opatija in the 1990s, it probably... more

The story of Angiolina

The Croatian Museum of Tourism in Opatija is located in the villa Angiolina, whose story is well known to all Opatija locals – it is one of the oldest and most beautiful residential villas in Opatija. Together with the adjoining park, villa Angiolina represents a symbol of Opatija as well as the beginnings of tourism in Opatija. It was built in the mid-19th ct. by the Scarpa... more

Mediterranean Wind – Traditional Boats of the Adriatic

Organized by the Croatian Museum of Tourism, the exhibition Mediterranean Wind - Traditional Boats of the Adriatic by author Luciano Keber was opened in villa Angiolina in Opatija on Thursday, November 10th of 2016 at 7 pm. Luciano Keber is one of our best ship modelers, but he is also much more. He is first and... more

Barke faren – Barkajoli of Opatija

The Croatian Museum of Tourism has prepared an exhibition on barkajoli from the Opatija area entitled "Barke faren – Barkajoli of Opatija". The exhibition is a homage to the traditional profession of barkajoli that has disappeared from our ports forever. Guc, the standard boat they used is now also a rarity in our ports. Barkajoli were an... more