The Black Mountain Maritime Museum is located in a tall building built in the 18th century in the ancient city. The exhibitions in the museum are mainly located on the second and third floors. Various nautical sextants, astronomical clocks, and charts are displayed in important places. Various sailing models, replicas of crew costumes, as well as oil paintings and photos, introduce important figures and achievements in various periods, praising the glorious port history of Kotor.
Kotor develops and grows by the cause of navigation. The history of Kotor is closely connected with the sea. Although the maritime museum is very compact, this three-story building contains all the essence and is worth visiting. The building itself is an important historical monument. It is the official residence of the Grgurina family who lived here, and it is exactly the same as the Italian architectural style on the other side of the Adriatic Sea.
Collections began in 1880 and opened to the public in 1900. The open area on the first floor is not large. There are sculptures and some maps displayed. What is new is that there is a model of a terracotta warrior. From the stairs on the second floor, there are many cultural relics oncoming. There are nautical instruments, ship models, maps, anchors, guns, portraits of famous people, uniforms, restored models of historical scenes, paintings, etc. There are also photos in modern times. Basically, they are arranged in chronological order. From the Apennines in the Middle Ages to Austria, Russia, and Yugoslavia in modern times, the history of Kotor is basically outlined by describing the history of navigation. There is an exhibition hall showing the heroic deeds that took place in Kotor during World War I and World War II, as well as the story of the warship named after Kotor, and an exhibition hall showing Kotor’s unique maritime culture: selected from 12-year-old boys The little admiral symbolizes that the maritime tradition has been passed down from generation to generation; there is also a respected person as the real Kotor admiral, and now it has become part of the Kotor culture and tourism exhibition.
Opening hours: summer peak season from July 1st to September 1st, weekdays open from 8 to 23:00; Sundays and holidays from 10 to 16:00; September 1 to October 15 from 8 to 18:00; Weeks Sundays and holidays from 10:00 to 13:00; October 15 to April 15 of the following year, 9 to 17:00, weekends and holidays from 9 to 12:00; April 15 to July 1, 8 to 18:00, Sunday And holidays from 9 to 13:00. Tickets are 4 Euros for adults, 1 Euros for children, 1.5 Euros per person for groups of more than 10 people, and audio guides are available.
The ancient city is very good to visit. This maritime museum has a long history and it is worth a visit. There are also churches around 1166. The 1200s were a product of the Venetian colonial era. Many churches. Overall, there are 300 churches in Montenegro. It is really breathtaking. Because the former Yugoslavia is too entangled
Built on the edge of the bay, inside is the Maritime Museum. There are many incidents recorded in it, and the tour guide will explain it slowly
A historic maritime museum worth visiting