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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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lack of exhbiting things

there was an exhibition of the war time in Sarajevo and it consists of everyday objects, photos and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Päivi R
Disorganized, lacking and largely ignored

I'm not sure if the museum was undergoing renovation, but while we visited there was only a small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Historical Museum
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Zmaja od Bosne 5, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
+387 33 226-098
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Vít Z
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 15 June 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.

Thank Shamsa01
Reviewed 10 June 2017

If you want to understand what it was like to live in Sarajevo during the years of Bosnian Serb bombardment, visit this museum. Although some of the photos are disturbing, they give you a real feel for what life was like for Sarajevans during the...More

Thank Chandler B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

A museum that has interesting exhibits and story to tell . The exhibition on the Jewish families in Bosnia is really good. Lots of reading or you can get it all on your phone

Thank _jennys3489
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connie e
30 March 2016|
Response from michelerui792016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm sorry but I really can't remember the documetaries played...