Tractor Story: Unveiling Croatia’s Agricultural HeritageSightseeing & Excursions

Gedići 55, Gedići bb, 52446, Nova Vas

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Vintage tractors, harvesters, and agricultural machinery accompanied by preserved photos and documents.

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Tractor Story is not just an exhibition; it’s a captivating journey through time. Opened since 2010, it proudly holds the title of being the first permanent collection of vintage tractors in Croatia. 

Nestled in a space imbued with the history of communication and travel, and located near the mesmerizing Baredine Cave, this unique exhibition takes visitors on an immersive exploration of the region’s vibrant agricultural heritage.

Let’s find out more about this impressive place!

Tractor Story – Tracing the Evolution of Farming Machinery

Visitors can explore the fascinating history of farming machinery through a diverse collection of around fifty historical tractors, harvesters, and other agricultural machinery. The exhibition offers a captivating journey through time, showcasing the progression of technology and its impact on agriculture.

The First Tractor in the Village

One of the standout attractions is the 1923 Fordson tractor, which holds a special place in the hearts of visitors. 

This vintage tractor represents a significant milestone as the first of its kind to arrive in the nearby village. Its presence evokes nostalgia and symbolizes the transition from traditional farming methods to mechanization.

Powering the Poreč Mill – A Unique Diesel Engine

Another remarkable artifact is the diesel engine with a heated head, which played a vital role in powering the Poreč mill. This engineering marvel stands as a testament to the innovative solutions of its time and offers a fascinating glimpse into the technological advancements that revolutionized the agricultural landscape. Explore this captivating exhibit to gain a deeper appreciation for the ingenuity and progress that have shaped the way we cultivate and harvest our crops today.

The Mediterranean Trilogy – Celebrating Local Delicacies

In the exclusive space of the Konobon Gallery, visitors can delve into the story of the Mediterranean trilogy – bread, olive oil, and wine. It highlights the historical significance of these culinary staples in the region, spanning from ancient times to the present day.

By immersing themselves in the sights, scents, and flavors of the Mediterranean, visitors to Tractor Story are transported on a gastronomic voyage that brings the story of these beloved delicacies to life. 

It is a testament to the enduring importance of these culinary staples and their role in connecting generations and cultures throughout the ages.

A Captivating Exploration of Croatia’s Agricultural Heritage

Tractor Story is a must-visit for anyone with a passion for vintage machinery. Or maybe for someone with a curiosity about the history of agriculture. Or simply for anyone who has a desire to explore Croatia’s cultural heritage. 

Basically, it’s a great experience for everyone!

It provides a rare opportunity to step back in time and witness firsthand the evolution of farming equipment. 

From the earliest tractors that made their mark in the nearby village to the innovative advancements that paved the way for modern agricultural practices, this exhibition captures the essence of a bygone era.

So, whether you are a history enthusiast, a mechanical aficionado, or simply looking for a unique and educational experience, make sure to add Tractor Story to your list of must-see attractions!


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  • Monday 10:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
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  • Friday 10:00 - 17:00
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  • Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

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