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WAR DAMAGES TO MUSEUMS AND MUSEUM HOLDINGS IN CROATIA
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BIOGRAD NA MORU
Biograd na Moru Local History Museum


23210 Biograd na moru
Kresimirova obala 22
Telephone. 023/ 383 721
Fax: 0237 383 721
Museum profile: local
Founded: 1973


Category of the museum collection: B
Category of the museum building: C
Number of inventoried museum items: 16,461
Number of non-inventoried museum items: 0
Microfilmed museum inventories: yes
The museum holds a valuable collection of items from a 16th century sunken ship, as well as an archaeological, ethnographic and gallery collection.
During the five war years the museum was vulnerable to artillery attacks from the nearby occupied territory.

Protection:

All museum holdings were packed in crates and moved to the safest part of the building, the ground floor.

Building damage:


Twice during April of 1993, when the town of Biograd was under mortar fire, the splinters from projectiles, which had hit a neighbouring building, damaged the roofing and tiles of the museum, windows were damaged and the static stability of the building was harmed.

Structure damage:


There was no damage to the holdings.

Biograd na Moru Local History Museum, damages to the Building during the War (from the photo documentation Biograd na Moru Local History Museum)

Biograd na Moru Local History Museum, damages to the Building during the War (from the photo documentation Biograd na Moru Local History Museum)

Biograd na Moru Local History Museum, damages to the Building during the War (from the photo documentation Biograd na Moru Local History Museum)

Biograd na Moru Local History Museum, damages to the Building during the War (from the photo documentation Biograd na Moru Local History Museum)

Biograd na Moru Local History Museum, damages to the Building during the War (from the photo documentation Biograd na Moru Local History Museum)

Biograd na Moru Local History Museum, damages to the Building during the War (from the photo documentation Biograd na Moru Local History Museum)

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