The activities of Betina Museum of Wooden Shipbuilding are primarily based towards collecting, preserving and promoting of the heritage of wooden shipbuilding. Museum’s activities are focused on adequate protection and exhibition of items that represent both tangible and intangible cultural heritage related to wooden shipbuilding and everyday life which is impossible to imagine without a wooden ship.
The Museum was founded with the aim of becoming a promoting and encouraging institution opened to local inhabitants to develop better awareness and recognition of the values of their cultural heritage. It represents local customs and traditions, educates, organizes activities and workshops with the goal of attracting new generations closer to the tradition of wooden shipbuilding and to become informative to everyone interested in local cultural heritage.
Since its opening on the 14th of August 2015, Betina Museum of Wooden Shipbuilding has significantly enriched the touristic offer on the island of Murter.