Mosaic appearance County greatly contributes to its diverse cultural heritage. Reflect the differences in dialect, material monuments and traditional heritage between the continental, coast and the island of Pag.
The entire area is characterized by layered historical development, with material evidence of culture from prehistory to today. In Lika and Podgorje dominated by religious and secular monuments from the military frontier period, along which there are also remnants of older cultural layers: the center of medieval Glagolitic literature Krbava, Senj and Kosinje, rich ancient heritage of Senj and the Illyrian culture valley. Complete with specific cultural and historical monuments in the peak zone of Velebit, "written stone" in Begovac, and fossilized agricultural landscape in the bay Mirev, which testify to the former state of centuries-old seasonal habitat of coastal and Lika herders.
The Lika Museum - Gospić
Lika Museum was founded in 1958 and it unites exhibitions from the Lika region past.
The museum consists of numis matics, archeological and historical departments along with a collection of arms and a gallery department. The most interesting is the Etnographic Department with a permanent exhibit in a special and traditional Lika house, a log cabin with shingle covering and appropriate interior. The interior of the house consits of furniture found in the remaining Dinara region.
Nikola Tesla Memorial Centre
Tuesday – Saturday: 08:00 – 15:00
Sunday: 10:00 – 15:00
Closed on Mondays.
Memorial home Ante Starcevic, the National Archives in Gospic
Ante Starčević (1823 – 1896) „Father of the Homeland“, lawyer and representative of the people, was born in Žitnik near Gospić. Exalting Croatian history and culture, he stimulated the emancipation of Croatian self-consciousness.
From motorway A1, Exit 12, turn for Gospić. In the city there are signposts for Veliki Žitnik (about 4 km from the center of Gospić) where Memorial House of A. Starčević is situated.
Museum of the Gacka, The Gacka open universities - Otočac
Slojeviti povijesni razvoj županije sintetiziran je u urbanom oblikovanju Senja, primorskog grada muzeja, koji je jedno od najistaknutijih nacionalnih kulturnih žarišta već od srednjeg vijeka.
Otvoreno za posjetitelje:
ponedjeljak - petak: 8 - 15 h
subotom i nedjeljom uz najavu
Senj Town Museum
This layered historical development of the county is synthesized in the urban shaping of Senj, coastal town museum , which is one of the most prominent national cultural centers from the Middle Ages.
Fortress Nehaj, Senj
Tvrđava Nehaj, simbol grada Senja, sagrađena je 1558. godine pod nadzorom kapetana i generala hrvatske Vojne krajine Ivana Lenkovića i kapetana Herbarta VIII. Auersperga Turjaškog. Sazidana je od materijala razrušenih crkava, samostana i kuća koje su, u to vrijeme bile izvan gradskih zidina.
Forestry Museum is an object that has a double function: on the ground floor of the forest hunting museum, and on the first floor there are two apartments (1/3, 1/4) and two rooms (2/3) very modern.
In the area of Velebit Nature Park, a large part of the Northern Velebit National Park, there is a whole range of different buildings - apartments, springs, ponds, wells, churches, chapels, wells, etc., Many of which are planned to propose a protected cultural objects.
Town Museum Novalja
Apart from its rich ethnographic collection and its exhibition of known and less known Croatian artists in various media and styles, the central cultural institution of the Town of Novalja is famous for the so-called Talijanova buža, a 1.2 km long antique underground aqueduct with an entrance located in the museum and a visible first section of the aqueduct (the aqueduct itself is not open to visitors).
Open for visitors 01.06. - 01.10.
Working hours: 9 am - 1 pm and 18 pm - 22 pm,
Sunday mornings - closed