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LIFE IN YUGOSLAVIA

Communists and Miss Universe, secret police and rock n’ roll, experience everyday life in an experimental socialist regime that was born from and ended by ruthless wars. 

Immersive, innovative and interactive, the best museum in Croatia transports you back in time with this unique time capsule.

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Exhibition is divided into three parts:

1. SOCIALISM IN THEORY

Everything has a beginning. Find out how the Communist party started in Croatia and how they operated during and after the second World War.

2. SOCIALISM IN PRACTICE / EVERYDAY LIFE

Explore the apartment area and learn the effects of a communist regime on everyday life, from design and architecture to music and sex education.

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2. SOCIALISM IN PRACTICE / DARK SIDE

There is a darker side to everything. Check us out and learn the methods of UDBA and similar Yugoslav secret agencies that made sure everyone was ‘’happy’’.

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3. SOCIALISM IN MEMORY

Learn about a different history during your stay in Dubrovnik. Enter the 'memories tunnel' and relive the good and bad real-life moments in socialism, donated by people from all over Croatia.   

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AUGMENTED REALITY APP

Immersive and engaging, the museum offers a FREE mobile application you can use to search for hidden additional information around the exhibit.

Download links for RED HISTORY MUSEUM app:  iOS app link                    Android app link

 

 

With the app and a little bit of detective work, bring the modern history of Croatia to life, watch a TV report, commercials, cartoons and special moments to better understand life in Yugoslavia.

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MUSEUM SHOP

Did you know the world's first rice-filled chocolate bar was made in Yugoslavia?
Explore our eco-friendly shop featuring Yugoslav products that survived the transition from socialism, iconic Yugoslav culture memorabilia, and unique local designers' items.

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