Since its foundation in 1945 until today, has collected around 300,000 various museum items of great value for history and culure of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Museum is one of rare cultural institutions which managed to keep safe its collections from destruction in the recent war, although it was located on the first front line.
History Museum, Sarajevo, BiH
Museum material is placed and kept in depos which are, thanks to staff s efforts, constantly being enriched. Beside photo collection, archive material, 3D objects, acedemic library, as well as documentation centre, the Museum also holds a collectiom of paintings, which consists of works of artists from all regions of the former State. This collections gathers around 2.600 works made in various art technics.
Museum currently holds permanent exhibitions of Sarajevo Siege and Bosnia and Herzegovina through centuries.
Regarding the Siege you will be able to see all kinds of weaponry, home made ones, all kinds of gadgets, lamps, thing globally used for everyday living in lacking of original ones.
Do not miss several kind of ovens hand made of various tin cans, design of war time kitchen, flags, posters, articles, everything that ensures that aggression on Bosnia and Herzegovina and Siege of Sarajevo will never be forgotten.
On the other hand Bosnia and Herzegovina through centuries exhibition offers a wide range of historical events, that took place in great history of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Especially designed parts of Ottoman history, Austro-Hungarian and Yugoslavian times, expressed throughout historical heritage.