The Podrumi is often called the "basement halls" and it is here where you will find the remains of Diocletian's residential complex. Guided tours are available so that one may learn more about the construction of the halls as well as recent archaeological findings. Ancient stone carvings and other curiosities await you underground. In addition, the Croatian Association of Visual Art, HULU, also uses the halls as an exhibition space. As if that weren't enough, the basement halls are also home to various vendors selling jewelry, clothing, and other local trinkets.
A visit to one of Split's oldest museums, established in the 1820s, gives locals and tourists the chance to experience Split's rich history. With a wide range collection, spanning from Prehistoric to old-Croatian and an epigraph collection, this museum will leave you in awe. In addition, there is an extensive coin collection and library.
The Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments was established in 1893. The museum displays the history of Croatia which includes monuments of the Middle Ages illustrate the Croatian language and the names and characters that represent Croatian royalty and leaders. While the monuments have cultural significance, the Archaeological Museum Split tells a more chronological history of Croatia's origins. Still, the museum is a great way to begin the day, whether you plan to hike up Marjan or stroll down the palace streets.
The Split City Museum is housed in the Papalić Palace which displays Gothic architecture. The museum was established in 1946 and opened to the public in the 1952. It is also home to the E. Vidović Gallery. Guided tours are available.
Built in the 19th century, Tusculum is one of the buildings within the Archaeological Museum Split. Designed and constructed by renowned archaeologist and historian Frane Bulic, this building also served as the headquarters of archaeologists studying the history of Solin. Today it is the regional part of the Archaelogical Museum. You can also avail of guided tours of Salona on prior appointment. Visit website for more information.
At the Prirodoslovni muzej i zoološki vrt Split you can trace the natural history of Croatia back to the beginning. At 1.6 acres (0.6 hectares) this zoo is one of the smallest in the world, but it should not be judged by its size. Found here here is an interesting collection of birds and animals native to Eastern Europe. Through various graphical and artistic depictions The museum takes visitors through the evolution of various species and sub-species of the fauna found in the country.