Museums and collections

Motovun: History in motion

A colorful, vivid, and sometimes, turbulent history is what the little town of Motovun is made of. Here a pioneer of music printing was born and came of age, the inventor of ship propeller lived and worked here. In trepidatious times of Second World War an automobilistic ace to be, spent his childhood in Motovun.

From Motovun forest, passing by a railroad station in the foothill of Motovun, to the highest point - belltower which the giant Great Jože shook - let us take You on an unforgettable journey through magical (hi)story of Motovun. This story is called „Motovun: A History in Motion“. If You want to learn more about all of this things in one place, then the Cultural and Educational Centre Kaštel is the place to be.

Interactive and multimedial, and playing with Your senses, read about, hear about, and, at our homemade pasta and delicacies workshop, even taste a bite of Motovun's rich history.

Opening hours 2023:
01.01. - 31.03.: closed
01.04. - 31.10.: 10:00 - 17:00

Hotel Kaštel, Kulturno edukativni centar Kaštel
HR-52424 Motovun-Montona
T: +385 52 681607,

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