Pomorski i povijesni muzej Hrvatskog primorja Rijeka

Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral

Pomorski i povijesni muzej Hrvatskog primorja Rijeka

Trg Riccarda Zanelle 1, Rijeka
Hours: Mon: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tue-Sat: 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sun: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Closed on holidays.

The permitted number of visitors will be adjusted pursuant to effective epidemiological measures.

organizers: Embassy of the Kingdom of Spain in the Republic of Croatia, Spanish Cultural Action and the Spanish Ministry of Culture and Sports, Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka
exhibition curators: Antonio Fernández Torres, Guillermo Morán Dauchez, Braulio Vázquez Campos
The exhibition may be toured until 5 January 2022.
Admission to the Museum is free of charge on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the duration of the exhibition.

The exhibition has been organized to observe the 500th anniversary of the first circumnavigation of the globe, and chronologically describes the course of this undertaking: its organization and implementation and the unusual adventures that ensued, but besides dates, facts and figures, it reveals the human side of the sailors who dreamed of a previously unimaginable voyage, set off for the unknown, endured every peril and returned, thereby altering the course of history. Furthermore, by using written sources, the exhibition not only explains how the world was circumnavigated for the first time, but also describes the world as it was at the time and how its until then divided realities were first linked into a global whole.

conceived by: Denis Nepokoj
with assistance from: Matija Vurušić
works created by: participants in the museum’s workshops and the Little Museum Atelier
The exhibition may be toured until 10 January 2022

organizers: Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka, Civic Museum Council
conceived by: members of the second convocation of the Civic Museum Council
exhibition opening: 20 January 2022
Exhibition will remain open until 20 February 2022

In the exhibition “New Acquisitions of the Civil Museum Collection,” the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka is publicly presenting five new exponents that citizens have suggested and chosen for the Civic Museum Collection.
The second Public Call for the Proposal of Exponents for the Civic Museum Collection, under the slogan “How Do We Want to Be Remembered?” was posted by the Museum’s Civic Museum Council, and from 6 April through 30 September 2021 citizens proposed exponents via the internet that pertained to 2020 and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on everyday life: from fears over personal health and the health of loved ones, through other concerns to changes in the way life and interactions with others.
Citizens proposed 6 exponents. The five proposals with the most votes became a part of the Civic Museum Collection, and they will be on display in the exhibition: the awards to the volunteers for the European Capital of Culture events, a report aired by the local television station Kanal Ri on the heroes of the pandemic, the Croatian Culture Hall’s online programme, an empty vaccination vial, and a first aid kit from the 1950s.
The Civic Museum Council (CMC) is a participatory body of the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka made up of non-governmental organizations. Its second convocation consists of the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Association of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired, the Stol Culture Association from Kraljevica, the Vida Association for Assistance to Addicts of Rijeka, the Ajkula Homeland War Special Police Association and the Kombinat Creative Collective. Since the beginning of its work in 2019, the Council has involved the community in the creation of this museum collection. By posting Public Calls, it encourages citizens to propose and select exponents for the newly-formed Civic Museum Collection. The Museum thus shares the responsibility for selecting the heritage worthy of preservation for the future with its community.

organizers: Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka, City of Rijeka
conceived by: Luka Staršek
opening: 10 January 2022
The exhibition may be viewed on the exhibition panels on Rijeka’s Korzo until 20 January 2022

As part of the TEMPUS international project being conducted in three pilot regions in Italy and Croatia, the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka, in cooperation with the City of Rijeka, has installed the exhibition Idea Fluxes on the Rijeka Korzo dedicated to the ideas on new uses for Rijeka’s maritime cultural heritage.
At the same location, the first exhibition in this series, “Fluxes” presented the historical aspect of the development of Rijeka’s port and its impact on its immediate environs across different eras, with the aim of inspiring the creation of new heritage-based products and services. To accompany the exhibition, the Rijeka Development Agency Porin, a project partner, called on businesses to recognize the economic potential of the cultural heritage and suggest their ideas for linking the past to the present. This exhibition is the result of that open call for ideas based on the heritage of Rijeka and its port.
The exhibition opens on 10 January and will last for ten days, until 20 January.

Historical guide to the Frankopan estates in Croatia
Publishers: Primorje – Gorski Kotar County and the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka
For the publishers: Zlatko Komadina and Nikolina Radić Štivić
written and edited by: Margita Cvijetinović
peer reviewers: Marijan Bradanović, Krešimir Regan, Marina Vicelja Matijašić
text supervision: Mihaela Matešić
graphic layout and design: Vesna Rožman
web preparation and design: Digital Experience
Photographs by: Azimut d.o.o., Lada Bobinac, Svebor Boljevac, Margita Cvijetinović, Darna, Petar Fabijan, Viktor Hreljanović, Andrej Janeš, Robert Klarić, Tatjana Kolak, Damir Krizmanić, Ivan Kuznetsov, Dalibor Lovrić, MattCro15, Photonet, Dario Racane, Krešimir Regan, Denis Stošić, Goran Šafarek, Luka Tabak, Goran Tomljenović, 360 Provideo
Photographic archives and digital photo databases: Archives of the Croatian Restoration Institute in Zagreb, Archaeological Museum of Istria in Pula, Archives of the Zagreb County Tourism Board, Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Venice, State Archives in Rijeka, Photoarchives of Egon Hreljanović, Franciscan Abbey of the Assumption of the BVM in Košljun, Generallandesarchiv Karlsruhe – Landesarchiv Baden-Württemberg, Karlovac Town Museum, Croatian State Archives in Zagreb, Miroslav Krleža Croatian Lexicography Institute, Croatian History Museum, Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media – Cultural Heritage Photoarchives, Kriegsarchiv in Vienna, Cetina Regional Museum in Sinj, Crikvenica Town Museum, Karlovac Town Museum, Lika Museum in Gospić, National and University Library in Zagreb, Krka National Park, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek in Vienna, Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, The Huntington Library in San Marino, California, Baška Municipal Tourism Board, Dobrinj Municipal Tourism Board, Karlobag Municipal Tourism Board, Rijeka Tourism Board, Vrbnik Municipal Tourism Board, Zagreb County Tourism Board, https://www.dreamstime.com, https://commons.wikimedia.org, https://flickr.com
Expert associate: Lada Bobinac
Printer: Tiskara Printera, Sveta Nedjelja, 2021

Print run: 300
Scheduled for: January 2021

The professional and scholarly study and valorisation, and tourism promotion, of the Frankopans have intensified over the past decade, and especially through the project ‘On Frankopan Paths’, in which Primorje-Gorski Kotar County took the lead. The On Frankopan Paths Culture and Tourism Route encompasses 17 Frankopan castles and 3 sacral sites in the County’s territory, but the Frankopan heritage can also be found in the territory of other Croatian counties which are also working on the protection and promotion of the Frankopan legacy. The historical guide 100 Frankopan Castles is the first to contain a comprehensive list of Frankopan estates based on available data, and presents all (or almost all) castles and fortifications either raised or owned for longer or shorter periods by the Frankopans. Together with those in neighbouring countries, 142 sites have been registered. The list is accompanied by basic data on the Frankopans, their estates and the geographical scope that we believe may be useful for a tour (either imaginary or actual). Although intended for everyone, it is primarily a thematic guide for lovers of history, old castles and fortifications, the Frankopans, and, in some cases, extreme sports. To help users get their bearings, when creating the itineraries for this pilgrimage we used narrower historical-geographic units and locally recognizable regions which – using the attached maps – can be planned as outings for one or more days. Each locale is defined by its GPS coordinates, accompanied by a current photograph and, if possible, an illustration of its historical appearance, or a reconstruction, layout sketch or indication of its position on a map from the past.
This opens the way for a broader conceptualization of the tourism product and the joint promotion of the national heritage across the territory of several counties. Moreover, it fosters a sense of connection at the regional/national level and creates a platform for cooperation between associations and cultural stakeholders. The guide also includes those sites that may require greater effort to visit, making them ideal for those tourists who prefer exploration and adventure, which during the COVID-19 pandemic is the safest form of tourism – far from the most popular destinations and crowded tourist hubs. The guide is also available in an online edition adapted to computers/cell phones at the link http://frankopanski.gradovi.ppmhp.hr, which will facilitate easy navigation and tours of well-known and lesser known Frankopan heritage sites throughout Croatia.

The guide was created as a part of the observation of the 350th anniversary of the execution of Petar Zrinski and Fran Krsto Frankopan and the completion of the On Frankopan Paths Culture and Tourism Route, a project implemented by Primorje-Gorski Kotar County.
The historical guide 100 Frankopan Castles was produced thanks to funds from the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media and Primorje-Gorski Kotar County.

In compliance with the instructions issued by the National Civil Protection Administration pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka has launched the work of its Miracle Room. Educational programmes are held outdoors on the terrace of eastern annex of the Governor’s Palace, in front of the Miracle Room and in the gardens, weather permitting, and in the Marble Hall in case of inclement weather. Based on the criteria for maintaining physical distance, a maximum of 10 workshop participants may be in the Marble Hall of the Governor’s Palace.

Educational programmes tied to the remote Museum locations are also held in compliance with effective epidemiological measures, and any changes to the Museum’s work with visitors are posted on its web pages and reported by the media.

workshop leader: Matija Vurušić
held on: 3-8 January 2022 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. (except for 6 January due to the Epiphany, a state holiday)
The workshop is intended for children aged 7 to 14
The price of the workshop (for all five days) is HRK 50.
Due to the limited number of participants, you must register in advance by e-mail cudotvornica@ppmhp.hr or by phone, +385 51 553666
* Attendance in the workshop is free of charge for those participating in the ‘Performers from the Gov’ and the ‘Little Museum Atelier’ workshops as part of the Holidays in the Museum programme! *

The youngest visitors can expect genuine entertainment in the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka during winter break this year! They will be able to see what it was like to live in the time of the ancient Romans. They will learn about Roman everyday life, games, Roman soldiers and their weapons and attire.
The workshops will be held in the Marble Hall of the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka with due observation of all epidemiological measures.
When arriving at the Museum on the first day of the workshop, the parent or guardian will complete an admission form with information on the child and a COVID certificate, and declare whether they consent to photographs and recording.

Educational birthday workshops in the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka are aimed at children aged 4 to 12. The workshops are thematic, and the celebrants can choose from six available themes: ‘Masquerade Ball,’ ‘The Trsat Dragon,’ ‘On-board Emergency,’ ‘Unusual Form,’ ‘Challenge Trail,’ and ‘Treasure Hunt.’
The programme will proceed in the Museum’s premises and has been adapted to comply with recommendations for combating the spread of coronavirus infection.
Must be arranged in advance.

the workshop is aimed at children aged 5 to 11
held on: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
applications accepted throughout the school year
price: HRK 100/month

The workshop is aimed at children aged 8 to 18
held on: Wednesdays and Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m.
applications accepted throughout the school year
price: HRK 100/month

Lipa 35, Šapjane
Hours: Tue-Sat: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The permitted number of visitors will be adjusted pursuant to effective epidemiological measures.

Prolaz Ivana iz Kastva 1, Kastav
Due to the commencement of works to restore and reconstruct the permanent display of the Kastav Regional Museum Collection, financed by the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County and the Town of Kastav, Kastav Regional Museum Collection is closed to visitors until further notice.

Visits are possible by prior arrangement with the Museum and under the conditions stipulated by the Dalmont Shipyard in Kraljevica.

Visits are possible by prior arrangement.
The permitted number of visitors will be adjusted pursuant to effective epidemiological measures.

Every Thursday, admission to all locations of the Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka is free of charge.
Admission to the Governor’s Palace is also free of charge on Tuesday, 4 January 2022 during the exhibition “The Longest Voyage – the First Journey Around the World.”


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