History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo

Categories: History Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.3/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web
At History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, view a collection of 300,000 items concerning the culture and history of Bosnia and Herzegovina, including books, photographs, objects, and art pieces. Founded in 1945, the museum's exhibits span the period from 949 until today. Learn about the arrival of Slavic tribes to the Balkans, the creation of the Medieval Bosnian State, and the times of Austro-Hungarian rule. Experience the Yugoslav wars and the siege of Sarajevo through pictures and presentations, and read stories of the survivors. This is the only museum in the world that covers the entire history of Bosnia and Herzegovina. To visit History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina and other attractions in Sarajevo, use our Sarajevo trip itinerary maker.
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  • Bosnia has beautiful scenic views. It is a fertile land that is lush . They have a vast variety of fruits that grow in abundance. The people of Bosnia are friendly & have a pleasant disposition. The m...  read more »
  • Its an unusual museum in that it has been a little neglected. However, it seems from the signs that this is changing, which will be great. However, there is a very moving war exhibit upstairs that sho...  read more »
  • This is a slightly abandoned place but they are refurbishing it. Gives a good picture about the life of people during the war: what they ate, drank, how did they make their houses warm during cold day...  read more »
  • Really lovely collection and was being redone when I visited. I think it has reopened. A little far from other touristy areas but worth the trip.
  • Interesting collection, my favourite part is botanical garden.
  • Good place to visit if you wanna learn more about the country's history.
  • Definitely a place you have to visit when you come to Sarajevo. The National Museum is great, and has a lot of things which tell the story of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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