Herzegovina Museum

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Herzegovina Museum was established in 1950 with the purpose to find, collect, keep and present the cultural and historical heritage of Mostar and Herzegovina. It is housed in the former home of Džemal Bijedić, the head of the Yugoslav Government who died in a plane crash in 1977. The building, constructed during the Austrian-Hungarian period, is an example of a mixture of architectural features between the Austrian-style dwelling and Oriental residency.

The Herzegovina Museum owns a collection of archaeological and ethnographic exhibits, as well as documents supplying information on the various periods of the city of Mostar and Herzegovina. It also features antique furniture and historical objects of daily use.

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Founded: 1950
Category: Museums in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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brian Fitzpatrick (5 years ago)
Some place well worth a visit
Yixuan Zhong (5 years ago)
Went on Tuesday at 2:30pm and they said they're closed for the day.
Christopher Ellis (6 years ago)
According to the maps, it is where my two pics show, just below the Clock Tower. I could not find anything to say that there is a Muzej here.
Jakub Piasecki (7 years ago)
This place was Ok. You can learn something about Herzegovina's history and culture if person who takes care of museum would like to share it with you. Reserve about one hour and don't forget to ask if you have questions.
Tour Guide Mostar (8 years ago)
The Museum of Herzegovina was founded in 1950 with the goal of finding, collecting, keeping and presenting to the public the abundant cultural-historical heritage of Mostar and Herzegovina. Within the framework of its collections, the Museum is in possession of tens of thousands of museum items, documents, photographs and other material.Archeological, ethnographic, literal-historical, library, numismatic, written and other exhibits and programs in the exhibition area and Museum depots, very vividly and in a picturesque manner with continuity, have depicted and testified the condensed happenings which constantly have taken place in Herzegovina and Mostar.
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