Not a Romantic Story.

This article is going to tell you a story about a lighthouse. How do you imagine the life and work of historical lighthouse keepers? Above the Ocean How people commonly imagine the life of a lighthouse keeper:   Lighthouse keepers were living right above the Continue Reading

A Roman Empire Beach Party

Do you prefer sandy beaches or rocky ones? Each type has its advantages and disadvantages. This article is about a real rocky beach, but not a regular one. There is a beautiful archaeological site right next to it – the place was a Roman City, Continue Reading

Big and Small Railway

This is one of the 6 stories provided by the Croatian Railway Museum‘s greatest fans. Tomislav Špehar is 58 years old and lives in Rijeka. He is a professional cook, who had to leave the kitchen because of illness and retired in 1999. Since then, he Continue Reading

5000 years ago in Europe

The Danube is the Europe’s greatest river, and it flows through 4 capital cities. In the pre-historic times (the Eneolithic period of earliest copper-smithing), there were three highly advanced civilizations – Mesopotamia – with the capital of Asia, Egypt – with the capital of Africa, and – Continue Reading

Making Train Models

Travelling by train is amazing, isn’t it? We are working on a post series about a group of “railfans”, featured by the Croatian Railway Museum. The youngest one among railfans is Ivan Dukić (nickname Kapo I), an unemployed 20 years old professional photographer from Matulji, Continue Reading

The Museum and its Fans

The Croatian Railway Museum was founded in 1991, as a specialized technical museum of national significance, which has been following the beginnings and the development of the railway system in Croatia since 1860, when the first railway line was constructed, until today. Speaking in numbers, Continue Reading

In the beginning of prehistoric times.

One of the Europe’s most important prehistoric archaeological sites is situated on the far east of Croatia, and it’s named Vučedol. The whole story is properly represented inside a beautiful contemporary building of the Vučedol Culture Museum. We are proudly announcing our soon-to-be first Fun Continue Reading

Psst! Museum in progress…

Maybe today we are living “The Age of Museums”, and such title would sound more attractive than the popular game “The Age of Empires”. The number of museums worldwide has been growing drastically in the last 10 years. We see many communities forming new fun Continue Reading

Museums, when you less expect them :)

Personally, I think that museums are not necessarily only officially recognised institutions. Wealthy families of the XVI/XVII centuries liked to have their own wunderkammers. Today we all like the open air attractions. This is something you see during a road trip, and it makes you stop Continue Reading

Open Air History Alive

We all have at least some idea about how the contemporary summer music festivals make trends. Usually these summer festival last for 5, 6 or 7 days, are held on a beach or next to a lake, many times there is a special campsite for Continue Reading