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History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Zmaja od Bosne 5, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
+387 33 226-098
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I nearly missed it!

because the building looks abandoned and there was a title of the exhibition "THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Weronika M
Katowice, Poland

Interesting amount of "artefacts" on display upstairs from the siege time ~ including English... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2017
Helen W
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Zmaja od Bosne 5, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
+387 33 226-098
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

because the building looks abandoned and there was a title of the exhibition "THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED" hanging on the wall. However i checked the website and found out that the museum is open. It was not a long visit, but left me speechless. The...More

Thank Weronika M
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Interesting amount of "artefacts" on display upstairs from the siege time ~ including English titles, however it's made realise how little I know/understand about the who/what/why of the war in the first place and probably expected to learn about it here. The photo exhibition showing...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed July 24, 2017

there was an exhibition of the war time in Sarajevo and it consists of everyday objects, photos and newspapers. It was informative if you know what happened that time. Anyhow there were quite shocking photos of dead ones. The other exhibiton was abot cultural genocide....More

Thank Päivi R
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure if the museum was undergoing renovation, but while we visited there was only a small exhibition of the siege of Sarajevo and one about cultural vandalism during the civil war. Everything was very patriotic, not contextulizing or trying to make us understand...More

Thank matiasrake
Reviewed July 15, 2017

Bosnia and Herzegovina, a country that has such a diverse and interesting history, this museum could do so much better. It still is a must-visit site for everyone interested in history.

Thank Petsku83
Reviewed July 13, 2017

The exhibition on the siege of Sarajevo on the first floor is reasonable with good photographs and some decent artefacts but it does suffer from lack of communication in other languages. I'm sure that Bosnians get a lot more from it than do foreigners. The...More

Thank Dakles
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

This is a sad exhibition for more than one reason. Obviously, the topic won't cheer you up as it's all about the Bosnian war but it's also sad because the lack of funding could not be more visible. The building is dilapidated, there is no...More

Thank stucni
Reviewed June 24, 2017

Very impressive here is already the museum building itself, its condition to be precise, as a historical witness... Apart form that, it is an interesting piece of modern architecture. And I relly loved the beautiful mosaic by the inner main staircase. Of the permanent exhibition...More

1  Thank Vít Z
Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

Dedicated workers are keeping this museum going and it needs supporting. There is what seems a permanent exhibition upstairs of life during the siege, war crimes, stories of hope and survival.. we were glad we saw this before seeing the Tunnel. There is also an...More

Thank Dyanne J
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Emotional visit. I went there with my children and they enjoyed educational part of visit, but I was touched to the level of crying. Very informative place and worth of visiting.

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connie e
March 29, 2016|
Response from michelerui792016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm sorry but I really can't remember the documetaries played...