MUSEUMS SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO
Museum of Natural History
The Museum of Natural History is a museum in Belgrade, Serbia. Founded on 19 December 1895, it one of the oldest specialised scientific institutions set up in Serbia.
The Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, Serbia is one of the most recognised in the region. The museum has an array of exhibitions but permanent exhibition (is the most famous having 3 levels of items such as jewellery, Serbian customs, Serbian folk costume, Serbian national architecture, Serbian economy, cattle breeding, Serbian transportation and many other historic items related to Serbian culture.
The Military Museum in Belgrade was founded in 1878. The museum has over 3000 ancient and modern items. These include Roman swords and helmets, Greek helmets and daggers, Serbian heavy knight's armor, axes, shields, helmets, crossbows, armoured gloves, as well as Western medieval weapons.
Museum of African Art
The Museum of African Art is a museum located in the urban neighborhood of Senjak in Belgrade, the capital city of Serbia. The museum was founded in 1977 and represents the only museum in the country dedicated to the arts and culture of Africa. Its focus is in the main on Western Africa.
Museum of Applied Arts
The Museum of Applied Arts is an art museum in Belgrade, Serbia. The museum contains over 32,000 works of applied art, which reflect the development of applied art over a 2,400 year span. The oldest artifacts of the museum are Ancient Greek coins from the IV century BC.
Museum of Aviation
The Museum of Aviation in Belgrade was founded in 1957 and is located at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport. The current facility opened to the public on May 21, 1989. The main collection is housed in an architecturally noteworthy geodesic-based glass building, with additional aircraft displayed on the surrounding grounds.
Museum of Contemporary Art
Museum of Contemporary Art in Belgrade is the art institution which collects and displays work produced since in 1900 in Serbia and former Yugoslavia. The museum also organizes international exhibitions of modern and contemporary art.
Museum of Theatrical Arts of Serbia
The Museum of Theatrical Arts of Serbia is a museum in Belgrade, Serbia. The library contains pieces of Scenography, along with historical pictures and paintings. The museum also contains a library and a historical archive.
The National Museum in Belgrade, Serbia was founded in 1844. It is on Republic Square. Since it was founded, its collections have grown drastically. Today, the museum has a collection of over 400,000 objects including many foreign masterpieces. Currently, the museum is closed for renovation costing an estimated 26 million euros. It will get a new exterior and interior.
Nikola Tesla Museum
The Nikola Tesla Museum is located in the central area of Belgrade and has more than 160,000 original documents, over 2,000 books and journals, over 1,200 historical technical exhibits, over 1,500 photographs and photo plates of original, technical objects, instruments and apparatus, and over 1,000 plans and drawings.
The Railway Museum is a museum in Belgrade, Serbia. It was founded on February 1, 1950 and today is part of Serbian Railways company. Museum is in possession of over 40.000 objects and also has an archive and library. It also operates the Šargan Eight narrow gauge heritage railway, running from the village of Mokra Gora to Šargan Vitasi station.
Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection
The Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection was founded in 1961, based on the collection donated by Pavle Beljanski, a diplomat and art collector, to the Serbian people on November 18, 1957. The Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection presents the finest works of Serbian art from the period between 1900-1970. It is located in Novi Sad, the capital of the Serbian province Vojvodina, on Gallery Square 2.
National Museum of Montenegro
The National Museum of Montenegro was founded in 1896 under the name National Museum, and until 1916 it was located in building of "Zetski dom" (Government Building) in Cetinje. During the Austro-Hungaian occupation 1916-1918, the Museum was plundered, and only in 1926 it was renewed and situated in Palace of King Nikola I. Fundamental exposition for this was directed towards the reconstruction of residence of the last Montenegrin ruler.
Museum of Serbian Orthodox Church
In 1937, in the time of Serbian patriarch Varnava, was made the agreement between the Kingdom of Yugoslavia and SOC (Serbian Orthodox Church) on the rent of the Duchess Ljubica Lodgins for here locating the Church Museum. After many difficulties, the Museum was finally opened, shortly before the beginning of the Second World War.
Regional Museum of Herceg-Novi
The building of the museum is the foundation of Mirko Komnenovic, who bequeated it to the town of Herceg-Novi by his will from 1940. in which was expressed his wish that this building serves as the town museum.
The building of the Olympic Committee of Serbia in Belgrade, 5 Generala Vasica Street, houses the Olympic Museum conceptualised to depict the development of the modern Olympic movement in Serbia and the world.
The Pedagogical Museum holds over 45,000 items, documents, books, photos, and other materials, which represent an inexhaustible treasure of the data about the development of schooling and education among the Serbs. It is preparing its permanent exhibition "Ten Centuries of Serbian Education" which will, in a clear and popular way, familiarize the visitors with the history of schools with the Serbs from the 9th to the beginning of the 20th century. A part of the permanent exhibition is also a reconstructed model of a classroom from the end of the 19th century.
Museum of the City of Belgrade
The Museum of the City of Belgrade was founded in 1903. The most important item in the collections is the Belgrade Gospel, printed in 1542 and the first book printed in Belgrade.