In Zagreb, shuttle buses run between the main locations. Attracting big crowds who create a vibrant atmosphere, it can be a hugely enjoyable evening and for many, a highlight of the year. At Zagreb City Museum, renowned classical music ensemble Zagreb Soloists perform at 7pm, 8pm and 9pm alongside an exhibition to mark the 65th anniversary of the ensemble. It contains photographs, posters, awards and records from their illustrious and lengthy career. At Nikola Tesla Technical Museum, you will be able to see the permanent exhibition plus Davor Grünwald: Industrial Design in the Context of Technology, with lectures in two separate spaces including the planetarium. At the Archaeological Museum, they are honouring the first curator of their Prehistoric Department with an exhibition titled 'Ksenija Vinski-Gasparini - Lady of Croatian Archeology'.At the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, all areas of the faculty will be open and there's a special look at the faculty'
Originating in Zagreb, this hugely-popular annual event now encompasses the whole country. For one night only, the doors of museums and galleries are thrown open, free of charge. Most institutions take part, and frequently one-off exhibitions and concerts and other fun stuff are organised especially for the event. More than 5,000,000 people have visited Croatian museums over the past 15 years during the event. Friday 31 January 2020 is Night of the Museums special 15th anniversary and coincides with several other birthdays, such as the 200th anniversary of the Split Archeological Museum and the 140th anniversary of the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb, so a history of Croatian museums is one of the nationwide themes. There are thousands of special events planned in every region, city, town and village, so much so that it is impossible to preview them all. But, here are some of the highlights.
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