This museum still follows the original idea of its Austro-Hungarian creators to present under one roof an overview of Bosnia-Herzegovina: is consists of an archeological (Roman finds on the groundfloor, Bosnian medieval state finds on the first floor - nowhere else one can see such an extensive collection of material remains from this period), natural history (flora, fauna and geology - like a small version of Natural History Museum in Vienna) and ethnografical section. The last one is the smallest of all three and in fact it consists of several beautifully preserved interiors (together with mannequins) of Muslim houses only. It's a pitty there are no other exhibits one normally expects to see in such a section (folk costumes, folk art, objects for everyday use...). And how about the other ethnic groups living in Bosnia-Herzegovina (Serbs, Croats, Jews)? In a country with such a rich folk culture, expanding this section of the museum to include various aspects of traditional life of all peoples living in it should be a must, making this museum even more enjoyable. In the small botanical garden there are several medieval stećci tombstones, so don't forget to check them too, specially if you have no time to visit them in situ (like at Radimlja near Stolac in Herzegovina).
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