Pomorski i povijesni muzej Hrvatskog primorja Rijeka

Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral

Pomorski i povijesni muzej Hrvatskog primorja Rijeka

Access to the museum’s material and documentation

  • The conditions and method of gaining access to the museum’s material and documentation are confirmed in the regulations about the conditions and method of gaining access to museum material and documentation (OG number 115/01).
  • The museum’s materials and documentation is available for access for its scientific and technical processing, presentation, publication, for publicity purposes, and for teaching needs and other legitimate purposes.
  • Access to the museum’s material and documentation includes: a view of the material and documentation, the making of photocopies and copies of originals for the purpose of further expert and scientific analysis, publication and presentation.
  • Access to the museum’s material and documentation that has the purpose of its use for commercial purposes is regulated by a special agreement between the museum and the interested parties, in accordance with the museum’s acts and specific regulations.
  • To gain access to the museum’s material and documentation the interested person submits a written application in a special form which must contain the personal data, data about the place of residence, or data about the institution, the theme of the research and other purposes for the access of material and documentation.
  • Authorisation of the access of the museum’s material and documentation is given by the director or manager of the museum, no later than 15 days after the receipt of the request.
  • The authorisation of the access to the museum’s material and documentation is valid only to the person who made the request, and they sign that they are familiar with the method and conditions of access to the museum’s material and documentation.
  • Access to the museum’s material and documentation can be temporarily denied if it is damaged, if it is being technically processed or if access has been approved to another person.
  • The museum’s material and documentation are usually available to access in the form of copies and photographs.
  • If copies or photographs don’t exist, the museum is bound to the request of the user, and with the prior approval of the director or manager of the museum, to organise the copying of the source material and documentation, at the expense of the applicant of the request.
  • The user is obliged to cite the source and ownership of the data, i.e. the museum, in publications and professional papers which uses the museum’s material and documentation
  • For the publication of museum material and documentation the user is obliged to request specific written permission from the director or manager of the museum.
  • In the case that the used material and documentation is published, the user is bound to submit three samples of the publication in which the material or documentation is published.

The request for access to the museum’s material or documentation can be downloaded here as doc and pdf