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Ethnographic Museum, Belgrade

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Get a vivid sense of the culture and lifestyles of the Serbs before industrialization at Ethnographic Museum. Considered to be one of the oldest museums in the region, it holds some 120,000 volumes and around 200,000 objects collected over the course of a century. Here you'll see exhibits of costumes, arts and crafts, and furniture, as well as typical interiors of houses, from nomadic to Ottoman and European-style. Learn about the traditional economy through representations of rural industries, such as agronomy, livestock breeding, and beekeeping. Look at the photographs depicting the Balkan way of life, admire the collection of Pirot woven rugs, and check out the rotating temporary exhibitions. The souvenir shop offers various items of interest, including replicas of medieval jewelry. Put Ethnographic Museum on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Belgrade itinerary planner.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Apart from the rich collection of local costumes, the remaining exhibits were poor. Officials did not know English. Reminiscent of the life-long communist period in the country.
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  • July 30, 2017
    Beautiful display. Amazing collection covering almost all the aspects of the Serbian Society . A must see  more »
  • July 29, 2017
    This is one of my favorite museums in Belgrade.. I loved going through it and learning about Balkan history and culture.  more »
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  • The fantastic museum. I was there for the first time during the event The Museum Night 6 years ago. I wasn't aware that this museum have so good exibit before that. After that event I like to there from time to time.
  • Seems like a lot of space is waisted on repetitive exhibits, while some more intersting things are missing.
  • Impressive, don't miss the third floor. A star out for speaking of bosnians as serbs.
  • Very nice
  • It's a very good experience. The collection is very great. Dresses for women and men show us like Serbia (and Yugoslavia), was before to move toward the West in 19th century. The dresses are gorgeous and entrance price is cheap. I suggest you to visit it.

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Serbia’s capital and largest city, Belgrade is also the country’s prime tourist destination and offers a large selection of places to stay. The diverse array of hotels includes everything from chain hotels to boutique establishments and bed and breakfasts, running the gamut in terms of luxury and price. With some exceptions, most hotels cluster in the city center or just a short walk or commute away. Young visitors attracted to Belgrade’s nightlife book beds or rooms in the numerous hostels. Alternatively, consider renting a fully-furnished apartment.
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