The museum was founded back in 1903. Today, it boasts a large scientific expert collection that includes departments dedicated to archeology, history, art, conservation and restauration as well as a Center for documentation. The museum comprises the following institutions: Princess Ljubica’s Residence – a building constructed in the style of the 19th century Balkan architecture’s ‘transition period’; Memorial Museum of Jovan Cvijić, in the house in which this great geographer lived and worked; Museum of PajaJovanović – one of the Serbian masters of history painting,whose works includeMigration of the Serbs, The Proclamation of Dušan’s Law Codex, Decorating of the Bride, Cockfighting, Fencing…; The Collection of Pava and Milan Sekulić – the largest collection of icons in Serbia; Museum of TomaRosandić, the great Serbian sculptor, and the founder and first rector of Belgrade’s Fine Arts Academy; Museum of Banjica Concentration Camp from World War II; Memorial Museum of Ivo Andric, thus far the only Serbian Nobel prize Winner, and the Museum of Mladenovac.
Zmaj Jovina 1, Beograd, Serbia
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