City of Pazin | Cultural heritage
Ethnographic museum of Istria
Museum, Pazin`s Castle
ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM OF ISTRIA - The museum contains holdings of 7 500 ethnographic artefacts of textile, agricultural tools and objects of everyday life in Istrian villages from the end of the XIX and beginning of the XX century (pottery, carpentery, blacksmith objects and objects of traditional handicrafts). There is also a large collection of souvenirs.
In the ground floor of the castle, is where the carpenters and blacksmiths workshop is. You can see different tools, blacksmiths furnace and many objects in blacksmith workshop. On the second floor there are, besides rooms with permanent exhibition, rooms for the periodical exhibitions. The permanent exhibition offers a look at the Croatian traditional clothes of the all regions of Istria and traditional clothes from city of Peroj (traditional clothes of people that came from Crmnička Nahija in Montenegro) and city of Vodnjan (Italian women traditional clothes). You can also see traditional cuisine with fireplace, inventory and dishes, objects of traditional farming with agricultural tools and objects connected with production of vine and oil in Istria.
From 2017. is set new part of permanent exhibiton wich contains stories about: Winegrower from Momjan, A fisherman from Fažana, A child from Motovun, The Potter from Rakalj... More
Ticket prices (valid also for Musem of Town Pazin):
- Possible credit card payment