• Betina Museum of Wooden Shipbuilding Vladimira Nazora 7, 22244 Betina tel: +385 22 434 105 e-mail: muzej@mbdb.hr OIB: 18373481225 IBAN: HR5424070001100432459 OTP

    Working hours:

    From 1st to 30th of June and from 1st to 30th of September:

    Monday - saturday: 9 to 12 a.m., 6 to 10 p.m. The Museum is closed on sundays, holidays and national holidays.

    From 1st of July to 31th of August:

    Monday - sunday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

    From 1st of October to 31st of May

    Monday - friday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

    Saturday: 9 - 12 a.m.

    The Museum is closed on sundays, holidays and national holidays.

    Group visits outside specified time need to be announced at least 5 days earlier.

    Ticket prices

    Adults: 25 kn

    Children up to 8: free of charge

    Pupils, students and pensioners: 15 kn

    20% discount on group visits (min. 20 persons)

    Free admission for tour guides and group leaders, members of ICOM and museum associations

    Audio guide English, German and Italian Use of the guide – free of charge

    Expert guidance

    Price (per group): 100 kn (upon announcement)

    Preschool children and pupils: free of charge

We are participating in the 23rd Forum of Mediterranean Maritime Heritage

Betina Museum of Wooden Shipuilding is participating in this weekend’s Forum of Mediterranean Maritime Heritage which will be held in Museo della Marineria in Cesenatico in the organization of Association of Mediterranean Maritime Museums. We are looking forward to this conference since it is an opportunity to gather new experiences and learn about other associations…

The making of Betina gajeta scale model

The main goal of this workshop is to initiate interest in modelling, handcraft and shipbuilding. By making, forming their shape and then fining of all the small parts for our scale model children have learneda lot about the main components of the boat. By doing so, there’s also a lot to be learnt on how to handle tools…

Workshop – the making of kanica and spara

Association of Women Luzor from Preko, Zora Folklore Society and Betina Museum of Wooden Shipbuilding are having a creative workshop for everybody interested in local ethnology and the making of different types of decorative ethnic items. The workshop will be held in Betina Museum on 17th and 18th of March.

International Museum Day

The worldwide community of museums will celebrate International Museum Day on and around 18 May 2017. The theme chosen for 2017 is “Museums and contested histories: Saying the unspeakable in museums“. The objective of International Museum Day is to raise awareness of the fact that, “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures…

Orhan Pamuk: A modest manifesto for museums

Orhan Pamuk on museums, the text follows. Original link: http://en.masumiyetmuzesi.org/page/a-modest-manifesto-for-museums    A MODEST MANIFESTO FOR MUSEUMS I love museums and I am not alone in finding that they make me happier with each passing day. I take museums very seriously, and that sometimes leads me to angry, forceful thoughts. But I do not have it in…

Read to me!

We have joined the national campaign “Read to me” so we’ve read several stories to the kids in the Museum this morning. They told us they love reading very much and their parents read stories to them too. For the occasion we borrowed some children’s stories from the library and decorated the Museum a little…

We visited the island Ugljan

On the island of Ugljan there is a village Preko that we visited along with our colleagues from the Zora Folklore Society. Our visit was quite useful since we have seen the process of making different weaven decorative ethnic items. We expect them to show their skills in making kanica and spara again in Betina…

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