Krapina Neanderthal Museum from Zagreb

Approx. 5,5h
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Join an unforgettable trip to the ancient past and discover how Neanderthal men lived. Visit the Krapina Neanderthal Museum which documents Neanderthal Man. This is one of the most modern museums in the world and contains many interactive features and multimedia installations (multimedia installations, films, virtual tours and holograms). The site of the Krapina Neanderthals Museum, Hušnjakovo, is protected as the first paleontological monument of nature in Croatia, and is among the most important sites in Paleoanthropologic world.

New Krapina Neanderthal Museum opened in February 2010 and follows the idea of excellence founded by Dragutin Gorjanović, a scientist responsible for unique finds of fossil humans from Krapina. The permanent exhibition of the museum is designed in 18 thematic sections that take you far back in time, from the oldest history of the earth to the beginning of civilization and the modern age, with special emphasis on the remarkable discovery in Krapina and the importance of the collection of the Krapina Neanderthal.

Everyday life of this ancient population is shown as part of the largest diorama of its kind in the world and represents the community of Neanderthals of different ages and sexes, gathered in a semi-cave around the fire. After the visit to the museum, there will be enough free time to discover town of Krapina. 

Included in price

Entrance ticket to Neanderthal Museum (including audio guide)

Not included in price

Meals and drinks


Departure from your hotel in Zagreb or any other pick up location in center of Zagreb (on request).
09:00 Departure from Zagreb
10:00 Arrival in Krapina Neandertal Museum
12:30 Free time
15:30 Departure Krapina
16:30 Arrival in Zagreb
* time schedule may vary due to the traffic/crowd conditions


Visit the modern Neanderthal Museum and experience how Neanderthal men lived
Discover the world's most famous and largest Neanderthal site
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