Turistička zajednica grad Metković

Natural history museum

The best example of a rich and diverse bird population of the Neretva delta can be observed in the ornithological collection in Metković. Founded by famous Croatian ornithologist Dragutin Rucner. Unfortunately,  the dalmatian pelican, griffon duck and marbled teal are gone, but even today we can see bitterns and ferruginous ducks nesting in the Neretva delta. The delta is an important resting place for millions of migratory birds but also a popular destination for many nature lovers. Today, the ornithological collection is part of the Natural History Museum in Metković.

The Natural History Museum is open weekdays from 9 to 16, and Saturdays from 9 to 14. During public holidays, the museum is closed.

Regular ticket prices are 30 kn for individual visitors, while students and pensioners pay 20 kunas. Family ticket is 50 kn and group price (for 10 or more pupils) is 15 kn per person. Children under 7 years, the disabled, members of ICOM, CMS and related associations have free entrance.


Kralja Zvonimira 4, 20350 Metković

Tel: +385 20 690673

Mob: +385 91 566 1603


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