Explore Croatia's modern history, how life felt like under the communist regime of Yugoslavia, and why it all ended in the flames of the Homeland War.
The Red History Museum founded in 2018, is located in the ground floor of the former 'TUP' graphite products factory in Gruž (Port of Dubrovnik), and since 2022 it has been officially registered in register of museums of the Republic of Croatia as one of the rare private museums in Croatia.
Red History Museum aims to explore, valorize and emphasize social, design, architectural, artistic heritage and political and economical system from the period of socialism in Croatia as well as its interpretation in the contemporary context trough temporary exhibitions.
Too rich heritage, often unfair but neglected with a certain time lag, it starts to be interesting to the general public again by launching such a project, has now become available to the public in the far south of Croatia - Dubrovnik. In this relatively short period of existence, it is a project that has been recognized by both professionals and visitors, and has become an indispensable place in the cultural offer of the city of Dubrovnik.
So far, the museum is through its paces educational, exhibition and entertainment programs gave rise to numerous projects as well as collaborations.
“This small fresh museum is a must-see when visiting Dubrovnik. It is an antidote to tours of the ancient Old Town and City Walls.