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House of Jevrem Grujić
House of Jevrem Grujić

In the very center of Belgrade, a unique house with over two centuries of tradition, tells many stories and hides secrets of one of the most prominent diplomatic families in Serbia. Meet "Serbian Mona Lisa", masterpiece portrait of Queen Natalija Obrenović. Explore the arms collection of great Serbian heroes from 1st and 2nd uprising: Hajduk Veljko and Tanasko Rajić. Enjoy a cup of tea/coffee in a unique environment surrounded by royal gifts, unique artworks and period furniture between 16th and the 19th century.  Walk through salons where famous city balls were organized and modern...

Sales Art Gallery Beograd
Sales Art Gallery Beograd

The Sales Art Gallery Beograd, based in Belgrade, Serbia, since 1963 combines organization of exhibitions and educational programs in the field of theory and praxis of modern and contemporary art, publishing activity and promotion of professional publications that give an insight into the history and  trends of visual arts in Serbia. It is founded by the City Council of Belgrade and  is the oldest sales art gallery in Belgrade as well as in the region. For almost half a century it features Serbian an ex Yugoslav artists. The Gallery is specialized in the sale and promotion of...

Museum of Aviation
Museum of Aviation

The Museum of Aviation was founded in 1957 with the intent of preserving material evidence of importance for the birth and development of aeronautics in this region. The attractive museum building is located on the plateau of the “Nikola Tesla” Airport and contains over 200 aircraft, 130 aircraft engines, several radars and rockets, aeronautical equipment, 20,000 books and over 200,000 photographs in its collections and funds....

Museum of Toma Rosandic
Museum of Toma Rosandic

The museum is located in the house built in 1929 by the famous sculptor and pedagogue, the academic Toma Rosandić, who spent his life there. The artist left his atelier with a number of works to Belgrade and the Museum of the City of Belgrade. The museum houses sculptures by Toma Rosandić, sculpting tools, applied arts items and pieces of furniture (original works bearing the personal mark of the author), letters and personal documents....

Museum of Vuk and Dositej
Museum of Vuk and Dositej

Founded in 1949, it is located in the building of the former Grand School, opened in 1808 as a lyceum by the great Serb luminary and first Serbian Minister of Education Dositej Obradović. The museum contains a professional library, with a small reading room and consists of two parts – the ground floor contains an exhibit dedicated to Dositej Obradović, while the first floor is dedicated to Vuk Stefanović Karadžić....

Gallery of Frescoes
Gallery of Frescoes

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Petar Dobrovic Gallery
Petar Dobrovic Gallery

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Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art
Salon of the Museum of Contemporary Art

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Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church
Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church

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Museum of Applied Art
Museum of Applied Art

The Museum of Applied Art was founded in 1950 and belongs to the category of art museums of a specialised type. In addition to national applied arts items the museum houses items from a number of other countries, collected through cultural and economic relations. The Museum of Applied Arts purchased a valuable collection of various artistically processed objects upon its opening, collected during a period of thirty years by the painter and engraver Ljuba Ivanović. The collection contained over 3,000 objects, the most prominent in terms of their historical and artistic value being the works...

Manak’s House
Manak’s House

Manak’s House is an integral part of the Ethnographic Museum, an example of old Balkan urban architecture, housing a particularly significant and valuable ethnographic memorial collection by Hristifor Crnilović. The collection contains approximately 2,600 items, mostly costumes and jewellery of immense cultural value. The costumes hail from the regions of South Serbia, Kosovo, Metohija and Macedonia. The collection is completed by examples of embroidery, textiles, towels, bags, carpets from Pirot and household items. The jewellery is particularly valuable, especially the jewellery worn...

Museum of the City of Belgrade
Museum of the City of Belgrade

A total fund of over 130,000 cultural-historical items is sorted into 14 sections, with exhibits from prehistory, a significant collection of antique culture, as well as a collection of engravings and maps of Belgrade from the 16th through 19th century. This treasure is waiting to be adequately presented to the public as evidence of the long and rich history of Belgrade. The Museum of the City of Belgrade also contains exhibits of cultural-historical (Residence of Princess Ljubica, Sekulić Icon Collection), ethnographic (Memorial Museum of Zemun and the Museum of Mladenovac) and...

Residence of Princess Ljubica
Residence of Princess Ljubica

Located in the very heart of Belgrade, on Kosančićev Venac. The Residence of Princess Ljubica was erected on orders by Prince Miloš Obrenović in 1831, as the private residence of his wife, the Princess Ljubica. The architecture and placement of rooms represent an example of the Balkans style, with a number of western baroque elements. The Residence houses the permanent exhibit “Interiors of Belgrade City Houses of the 19th Century” starting with the Oriental (Turkish), through the influence of Central (Biedermeier) and Western European (Neo-baroque, Neo-rococo,...

Memorial Museum of Ivo Andric
Memorial Museum of Ivo Andric

The museum preserves the memory of the Nobel Prize winning author Ivo Andrić. Part of the authentic ambient showing the everyday life of the writer is preserved, and various exhibits present the life of Andrić, as well as important stages in his creative biography.  In addition to representative documents (student’s cards, passports, certificates, diplomas, the Nobel Prize and medal, Vuk’s Awards, honorary doctorates) and photographs, the exhibit also displays original manuscripts of Andrić’s work, letters, various editions of books in local and foreign languages,...

Museum of Jovan Cvijic
Museum of Jovan Cvijic

The museum is located in the house built in 1905 by the renowned scientist-geographer Jovan Cvijić.The museological exhibit presents a representative part of the legacy of Jovan Cvijić, encompassing manuscripts, letters, photographs, books, applied art objects, artistic paintings, personal effects, documents and furniture.  ...

Museum of Paja Jovanovic
Museum of Paja Jovanovic

The Museum of Paja Jovanović is of a memorial type, located in an apartment of an old multi-story building in one of the main streets of Belgrade. The famous actor bequeathed the Museum a number of his works while still living, from initial sketches to representative portraits and historical compositions. The museum contains a partial reconstruction of his Vienna atelier with pieces of period furniture, along with painting tools, personal documents, diplomas and medals, notes and memories of the artist, a set of his letters and a photo library of most of his works.    ...

Sekulic Icon Collection
Sekulic Icon Collection

An authentic interior from the nineteen-twenties, the home of the collectors Pava and Milan Sekulić, houses the permanent exhibit of icons created during the past 500 years on the Balkans, in Italy and Russia.This unusual and valuable collection contains 165 Serb, Italo-Cretian, Greek and Russian icons, handmade in accordance with canons from the lives of saints.Portraits by Pavel Đurković, Konstantin Danilo and Arsenije Teodorović, as well as religious compositions by Stevan Aleksić, Jovan Kljajić and others represent 19th century painting, while 20th century painting is represented...

Museum of the Camp at Banjica
Museum of the Camp at Banjica

The Museum of the Camp at Banjica is dedicated to the memory of the prisoners and victims of the Nazi concentration camp from World War II. It is located at the authentic locations of the former camp (rooms 3, 25 and 26).  ...

Heritage House
Heritage House

The Heritage House is located in the house of the famous Belgrade merchant Veljko Savić, built in 1869 as one of the first modern single-story houses. It arose as the product of a multi-decade initiative by artists, intellectuals, experts and donors, wishing to unite in a single place the heritage and gifts presented to Belgrade from 1955 to this day.  ...

Museum of Theatre Arts
Museum of Theatre Arts

Various materials important for the national theatre can be found in the adapted house of merchant Miloje Božić, built in 1863. The museum exhibit contains archive materials and documents, letters, manuscripts, posters and programs, photographs, set and costume sketches, a library and a hermotheque (newspaper clippings).  ...

Museum of Pedagogy
Museum of Pedagogy

The Museum of Pedagogy was founded in 1896 by the Teachers’ Association of Serbia with the mission to collect and preserve teaching aids and all other assets of pedagogical and historical significance for primary schools and teachers.The museum was, unfortunately, completely destroyed in both world wars. The museum was rebuilt and modernised after 1945, and has been working since 1969 with the permanent exhibit “Ten Centuries of Serbian School in the Building of the Belgrade Lyceum (Realka)”. The visitors are introduced to the history of schools in Serbia from the...

Museum of the Yugoslav Film Archive
Museum of the Yugoslav Film Archive

The Museum of the Yugoslav Film Archive in Belgrade, founded in 1952, is a specialized film theatre showing classic works of local and international cinema.  The film collection of the Yugoslav Film Archive represents one of the most significant and plentiful film collections in Europe. It houses more than 85,000 copies of films, both silent and sound, black and white and colour. These are the most important archive materials and documentary footage related to the territory of the former Yugoslavia, starting with the oldest preserved local film “Crowning of King Petar I”...

Military Museum
Military Museum

The Military Museum in Belgrade is located within the Belgrade Fortress complex. Founded in 1878, it was first open to the public in 1904. It consists of a diverse collection of weapons and military equipment from various historical epochs, prehistory to modern times, with uniforms, national banners, flags and medals, as well as artistic paintings from the 17th to the 20th century. Among the more interesting items are Turkish lances and the armour of a Turkish vizier from the battle of Kosovo, a collection of old weapons, war banners and uniforms (including the uniform of King...

Residence of Prince Milos
Residence of Prince Milos

Having built a residence for his wife and children in the city of Belgrade, Prince Miloš Obrenović erected a residence for himself in Topčider during the period between 1831 and 1834. The rich interior decoration on the ceilings, walls and niches is partially preserved to this day. During his first reign Prince Miloš only resided there occasionally, while he spent the last two years of his second reign at the Residence, dying there in 1860.   One of the oldest and most beautiful sycamore trees in Europe grows in front of this building, over 160 years old and preserved...

Gallery of the Museum of Natural History
Gallery of the Museum of Natural History

The building housing the Gallery of the Museum of Natural History is one of the oldest buildings, erected between 1825 and 1835 within the complex of the Belgrade Fortress. It was built to be used by the sentries guarding the main approach to the Stambol Gate.  The remains of animals from the Ice Age (spiral twisted tusks of a woolly mammoth, the skull of a woolly rhinoceros, vertebra of a cave bear, horn of a giant deer) and fossil remains indicating that the area of Belgrade was the location of a warm Pannonian Sea fifteen million years ago (shells, corals, “beogradica”...

Jewish History Museum
Jewish History Museum

The building housing the Jewish History Museum was erected in 1928 for the needs of the Jewish Sephardic Municipality in Belgrade. The German Kulturbund was located in the building during World War II. The museum is currently located on the first floor. Through items, documents and photographs, this museum preserves the history of the 2,000 years of Jewish presence on the territory of the former Yugoslavia. It contains depictions of synagogues, graveyards, customs, the history of Jewish municipalities, Jewish societies and schools, notable persons and the holocaust.    ...

Railway Museum
Railway Museum

The museum was founded in 1950. The extremely valuable items show the development of the railroads in the country and the world. The collection includes several old locomotives: a locomotive from 1861, the Rama locomotive pulling the parade train for Sarajevo in 1882 and reconstructed to look as an engine from 1877, as well as the Milan locomotive, the first one built in Serbia, in Majdanpek in 1882....

Museum of Automobiles
Museum of Automobiles

The building housing the museum was built in 1929 as the first public garage in the city centre, designed by the Russian architect Valeri Stashevski. It was named “Modern Garage” and declared a cultural heritage item. It housed the automobiles used in the First International Automobile Race held in 1939 in Belgrade.  The collection contains a unique display of 50 old and rare automobiles – the oldest of them being a Marot Gardon from 1897, as well as the license plates, drivers’ licenses, the first traffic regulations and photographic recordings of the birth of...

PTT Museum
PTT Museum

Postal-telegraphic-telephonic museum functions as a museum within the Public Enterprise of PTT communications "Srbija". Museum deals with the collection, study, protection and exhibition of objects and documents related to the operation and development of PTT communications. PTT museum was created in order to preserve and protect items and information relating to the history of Serbian Post. The beginnings of collecting exhibits for the museum can be traced back to end of the 19th century, more precisely to 1887, when the provision was adopted according to which the Head of Postal and...

Roma Museum
Roma Museum

The Roma Museum in Belgrade was opened in 2009 at the initiative of the Roma Community Centre, with the financial support of the Belgrade City Assembly. The museum was thus far host to the exhibits: Alav e Romengo – written culture of the Roma, The Holocaust that Cannot Be Forgotten, An bibijako sastipe – To Bibija’s Health, Our Fellow Citizens, The Roma and the Roma St. George’s Day Meetings, containing the permanent exhibit – Roma Material Culture.  ...

Museum of African Art
Museum of African Art

This museum arose out of the collection of original art items collected by Veda Zagorac and Zdravko Pečar, PhD during their long stay in Africa, and presented to Belgrade in 1974.  The collection contains approximately 1,800 art items, mainly from West African countries: Mali, Guinea, Senegal, Upper Volta, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Cameroon and Nigeria. The items represent part of the traditional culture of the peoples: Dogon, Bambara, Malinka, Mosi, Bobo, Baula, Kisi, Baga, Dan, Gere, Senufo, Ashanti, Fon, Yoruba... It is a collection of cult, magic, decorative and practical...

Museum of Science and Technology
Museum of Science and Technology

The museum was founded in 1989 at the initiative of the academic Aleksandar Despić, the Serbian Academy of Science and Arts and the support of twelve economic organizations. The museum became an institution of the Republic in 2003, while in late 2005 it was awarded the building of the first public thermoelectric plant in Dorćol. The project for the reconstruction and expansion of the Museum of Science and Technology, by the author Boris Podreka, is being undertaken as part of the National Investment Plan of the Republic of Serbia. Despite the ongoing reconstruction, over 2,500 m² of...

Historical Archive of Belgrade
Historical Archive of Belgrade

The Historical Archives of Belgrade was founded by Decree of Executive Committee of National Board of the City of Belgrade issued on Session of Belgrade Assembly on September 26, 1945. The Archives keeps over 2.700 fonds and collections, precisely over 13 kilometers of records which includes period from XVI century and provides precious information on history of Belgrade and Serbia. The oldest fond is Semlin Magistracy (1749–1934) which records includes information on administrative organization from foundation in 1749 when Schönborn family bought the City of Semlin and...

Archive of Serbia
Archive of Serbia

The Archive of Serbia was founded in 1900 to protect, organize and process, as well as present for use and publish archival materials. Most of its funds are classified as Archival Materials of Exceptional and Grand Importance, with the oldest document being the Charter of Dečani (“Dečanska povelja“) from 1330.    ...

Archive of Serbia and Montenegro
Archive of Serbia and Montenegro

The archive of Serbia and Montenegro is located in the building of the Foundation of King Alexander I Karageorgevich, erected as the King Alexander Home for Secondary School Youth. The building was erected in 1933, designed by the architect Vojin Petrović. The Archive of Serbia and Montenegro has operated under this name since 2003, following the creation of the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro, as the institution that continued performing the work of the Archive of Yugoslavia. The archive preserves materials from the period of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, the period of the Socialist...

Zepter Museum
Zepter Museum

The Zepter Museum was opened in 2010 in the representative building of the former First Croatian Savings Bank, in Knez Mihailova Street in the center of Belgrade. It is the first private museum institution in Serbia, with a collection of 350 artworks by 132 artists, which represents a complete view of Serbian art (painting, drawing, pastel, sculpture, installation) in the second half of the 20th century.    ...

Museum of the National Theater
Museum of the National Theater

The Museum of the National Theatre was established in 2010 in the reconstructed space, in the basement of the building, following the design of architect Milan Pališaški. The permanent exhibition comprises a historical  overview of the development of all segments of the theater art of the National Theater along with a thematic exhibition entitled Contemporary Costumography and Scenography on the Stage of the National Theater and The Greats of the National Theater on Postage Stamps. As part of the Open Door Drive every month visits to the Museum and the National Theater are...

Nebojsa Tower
Nebojsa Tower

In the annex of the Nebojša Tower the history of the Tower as a military facility that has been, ever since its construction around 1460, a part of the defensive system of the city. The exhibition on the ground floor is devoted to the history of Nebojša Tower as a prison, while the one on the first floor is dedicated to personality of Rigas Feraios, a great Greek poet and a revolutionary who died in the prison of the Tower. The topic of the exhibition on the second level is the First Serb Upraising and the creation of the modern Serbian state at the beginning of the 19th...

Museum of Contemporary Art
Museum of Contemporary Art

The museum was founded in 1958 and is located in a building in New Belgrade, at the very confluence of the Sava and the Danube. The original architectural design of the building is reminiscent of a crystal. The permanent exhibit shows a rich selection of Yugoslav painting, sculpture and engravings from the 20thcentury....

National Museum
National Museum

The oldest of museum institutions in Belgrade was founded in 1844 at the initiative of the Serb writer Jovan Sterija Popović. The founding of the National Museum coincides with the rise of the civic culture and the establishment of the state institutions of the Principality of Serbia. The National Museum in Belgrade, a complex type museum, is the most significant, oldest and central museum of Serbia containing 34 archaeological, numismatic and historical collections at this moment, after 160 years of growth and development. The museum collections contain over 400,000 archaeological and...

Museum of Natural History
Museum of Natural History

The Museum of Natural History was founded in 1895 under the name “Jestastvenički muzej“, as the first specialized institution dealing with the natural heritage of the nation. The first exhibit was opened in 1904. A temporary location houses the natural and cultural heritage in 117 naturalist collections, with approximately 1,500,000 various items from Serbia, the Balkan Peninsula, and the world. The mineralogical, petrological, fossil and recent mollusc, insect, bird and mammal collections stand out regarding the number of items, along with the General Herbarium of the Balkan...

Museum of Nikola Tesla
Museum of Nikola Tesla

The museum preserving the complete heritage of the greatest Serbian scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla is located in the heart of Belgrade, in a beautiful residential villa built in 1929, designed by the notable Serbian architect Dragiša Brašovan. In accordance with Tesla’s last will and testament, his heritage was moved to Belgrade in 1951. The permanent exhibit consists of the original documents, books, magazines, plans and drawings of the greatest Serbian inventor. This is an extremely valuable collection containing over 160,000 original documents, 2,000 books and...

Museum of Yugoslav History
Museum of Yugoslav History

The Museum of Yugoslav History (MYH), preserves, researches and interprets the cultural heritage of the former country of Yugoslavia. It was founded in 1996, as a result of a merger between the Memorial Centre Josip Broz Tito and the Museum of the Revolution of Yugoslav Nations and Ethnic Minorities. In 2013, it was declared an institution of national  significance. The Museum of Yugoslav History complex consists of three venues that used to be part of the Memorial Centre Josip Broz Tito: the Museum “May 25th” (venue hosting theme-oriented exhibitions), the House of Flowers...

Ethnographic Museum
Ethnographic Museum

The Ethnographic Museum houses a large number of ethnographic items, divided into separate exhibits (household items, jewellery, customs, national costumes, national architecture, economy, stock farming, transportation, cultural artefacts), along with one of the best equipped professional libraries in the Balkans. The permanent exhibit takes up three levels of the building. The first floor represents the popular assembly, the second is related to textile production and the third is about the culture of living. The symbol of the museum is the Dečanska Fountain, located at its centre....

Historical Museum of Serbia
Historical Museum of Serbia

As a complex museum with the task of preserving and enabling communication between the public and the national heritage, the Historical Museum of Serbia collects, preserves, registers and studies materials related to the history of Serbia, maintains and completes museum collections, as well as the information and documentation on them, and makes it available to the public. In addition, through museum exhibitions it responsibly and competently articulates and interprets the knowledge of the past not only of Serbia and the Serbian people, but also of the other peoples and cultures that have...