Pazin City Museum

Trg Istarskog razvoda 1, Pazin

+385 (0)52 623 054, (0)52 625 040

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15.4.-14.10. 10:00-18:00, pon/Mon zatvoreno/closed; 01.07.-10.09. 10:00-18:00 pon-ned/Mon-Sun; 15.10.-14.04. pon/Mon zatvoreno/closed, uto-čet/Tue-Thu 10:00-15:00, pet/Fri 11:00-16:00, sub,ned/Sat, Sun 10:00-16:00

Museum, Pazin`s Castle

PAZIN CITY MUSEUM was founded in 1996, when the Cultural and Historical Collection was separated from the holdings of the Ethnographic Museum of Istria. Task of this institution is collection, preservationpresentationprofessional and scientific processingand publishing of cultural, historical and artistic heritage of central Istria and gallery activity. The museum's permanent exhibition consists of four sections:

Pazin and its Surroundings from Prehistory to the Early Middle Age
Displays prehistoric, Antique, and early medieval archaeological pottery and metal finds from central Istria, along with stone monuments

The Castle of Pazin and the Serf's Uprisings of the 15th and 16th Centuries
Through the several thematic units of the exhibition visitors are informed about the history of the Castle, the County of Pazin, and the two serf's uprisings (the revolt which occurred in 1407 and 1408 when the peasants revolted against the tyranny of aristocrats, and the revolt which took place in 1571 and 1572 when the peasants reacted in protection of their rights.

The Collection of Church Bells
Displays 23 bells from Istrian churches dating from the 14th to the 19th centuries (the Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, and Austro-Hungarian periods). Of particular importance are the Gothic bells with Glagolitic inscriptions.

The Exhibition of the life and work of Juraj (Giorgio) Dobrila
Exhibition of the life and work of Juraj (Giorgio) Dobrila, a bishop and reformer from 19th century. The permanent exhibition Juraj Dobrila / Life and Work is located in Dobrila's native house in the village of Veli Ježenj

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