Croatian State Archives

Museums, History Zagreb
Croatian National State Archives
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Time Out says

Designed by Zagreb-born architect Rudolf Lubynski in 1913 and originally serving as the national and university library, this is a masterpiece of Art Nouveau in which everything – from the outer façade to the interior table lamps – fits seamlessly into a unified design style. Tours take place three times a day on working days. The 200-seat reading room is full of stained glass, ornate details and murals. Above the dark wooden chairs and tables hang two giant chandeliers weighing nearly 1,000kg each.



Address: Trg Marulića 21
Transport: Tram 2, 4, 9 to Botanicki vrt
Price: 20kn
Opening hours: By appointment only. Guided tours 10am, 1pm, 2pm Mon-Fri
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