Rijeka/Attractions & Museums Attractions and Museum in Rijeka Peek&Poke - Childhood Museum The first Croatian museum dedicated to childhood, games, books and toys loved by many generations before they "decided" to become all grown up and serious. Peek&Poke - Computer Museum Those who peek into Rijeka’s computer museum and poke through its past will be amazed by the speed at which our technological future has become our past. Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art The museum has its roots in the Fine Arts Gallery built in 1948. City Museum of Rijeka We all know that a city without its own museum is not a city. Rijeka’s City Museum awaits its visitors in the Governor’s Palace Park. Natural History Museum Rijeka The Natural History Museum located within the Nikola Host Park was the first regional museum in the Rijeka area, founded in 1876. The Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka he construction of the Governor’s Palace began in 1892 at the time of the Governor Lajos Batthyány and based on the design of one of the leading Hungarian architects. Astronomical Centre Rijeka The Astronomical Centre Rijeka is the only facility of its kind in Croatia. Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat and the Trsat Franciscian Monastery The Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat is the largest pilgrimage centre of Western Croatia. Trsat Castle The Trsat Castle represents a strategically embossed lookout on a hill 138 meters above sea level dominating Rijeka. It was mentioned as a parochial centre for the first time in 1288.