Belgrade Museums & Art Galleries

Belgrade has several museums showcasing and preserving the rich cultural, natural, and technological heritage of Belgrade, Serbia, and the world.

Aeronautical Museum

The Aeronautical Museum is presumably Belgrade’s most special gallery and one of not many of its sort in Europe. It grandstands around 400 airplanes from Serbian and Yugoslav flight history, from 1912. wooden and material model to the F117-A wrecked during the NATO bombarding of 1999. This stand-out gallery is an incredible fascination for whole families, especially for the youngsters.

It is likewise conceivable to enter one preparing airplane and envision how might it feel to fly it.

Visitors approaching the Nikola Tesla Airport are invariably attracted by the large glass-encased round structure that looks like a strange mushroom from outer space that has sprouted in the middle of Srem’s cultivated fields. Numerous military and civilian aircraft surround the mushroom – along with radars and other wonders of aviation technology – clearly indicating to visitors that they have arrived at an Aviation Museum, a museum that is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

Ethnographic museum

Why visit: One of the couples where you can really reach out to veritable Serbian culture, failed to remember customs and the amazingly rich folklore of the district.

Situated on the Students’ square, the ethnographic exhibition hall can provide you with a vibe of what the homes resembled until the previous century, the garments individuals wore, the toys they played with, and some more. There you can meet Serbian ethnic culture and custom, perhaps hear some fascinating Serb and Slavic legends, and other intriguing stuff from quite a while ago.

The Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade is perhaps the most seasoned gallery in the Balkans, set up in 1901.

Gallery of Frescoes

Try not to allow the name to trick you, the Gallery of Frescoes is really an exhibition hall of Serbian archaic visual expressions.
Next to frescoes, the display highlights scale models of the main Serbian middle age religious communities, copies of their gateways, adornments, and antiques, and frequently holding works and media introductions about archaic workmanship.

The Gallery of Frescoes is part of the National Museum in Belgrade, though it’s located at a location of its own, 5 minutes walking from the National Museum.

Historical Museum of Serbia

The Serbian history gallery claims a huge assortment of articles identified with chronicled occasions and characters of Serbia and the Serbs. Same as the public exhibition hall, every now and then there are some minor pieces in a display or two.

As per its idea, the Museum’s essential mission is to gather, register, safeguard, handle, study and show the materials identified with the Serbian public and Serbia from old occasions to the present. Sequentially, the topic of the Museum, which covers exceptionally significant cycles of the improvement of the Serbian element, with specific weight on the periods for public freedom, is isolated into a few sections: Middle Ages, time of unfamiliar control, the period from 1804 to 1918, later World War One period, time of the National Liberation War 1941-1945 and postbellum advancement of Serbia.

For its remarkable commitment to the improvement of culture in Serbia and Pan Serbian social space, the Museum was granted the Vuk’s prize in 1997.

House of Jevrem Grujić

The House of Jevrem Grujić is one of the first private museums in Serbia. It provides a significant insight into the public and private life of the pre-WWII Serbia elite.

Since 1967, the first Balkan disco was located in this house.

Collections

The house hosts a few important collections with more than 400 items collected over the last two centuries:

  • paintings of the most famous Serbian artists – Steva Todorović, Paja Jovanović, Uroš Predić, Uroš Knezević, Arsenije Petrović, Ivan Tabaković, Zora Petrović, Miloš Tenković, and others
  • an exceptional collection of weapons from The First and Second Serbian Uprising
  • style furniture from the 17th to the 20th century
  • the oldest preserved wedding dress in Serbia from 1856, that belonged to Jelena Grujić
  • artistic objects made of porcelain, ceramics, majolica, silver and bronze
  • French engravings from the second half of the 18th century
  • a big amount of nicely shaped usable objects (applied art).
  • documents concerning World War I and the members of the family that gave their contribution to the political, diplomatic and humanitarian activities;
  • The photography fund from the middle of the 19th century until nowadays is of great importance.
  • A big amount of gifts received from both domestic and foreign rulers is preserved and they are of great historical importance, but sentimental and family value makes them even more interesting.

About The House

The house was worked in 1896, planned by popular planner Milan Kapetanović, who was considered in Munich. The house is inherent to the style of late renaissance and academism. The façade and the sides were painted by Italian painter and decorator Domenico d’ Andrea, and it is an uncommon, practically novel case in Belgrade. The house is worked as a detached city manor with four façades. There is an extraordinary nursery behind the house. There were salons and lounge areas on the ground floor of the structure, and rooms, workplaces, library, and a major exhibition confronting the nursery on the principal floor. House-span between ages was the place of numerous significant people of Serbian history and culture.

Jevrem Grujić

Jevrem Grujić is a critical Serbian legislator, government official, negotiator, diary creator, and the creator of The Law of The National Assembly and The Serbian Kingdom. He is one of the principal understudies that learned at the popular University of Sorbonne in Paris-known as a „Parisian”. Later he got back to Serbia, he had an extraordinary political and conciliatory vocation. He was the Minister of Internal Affairs, Minister of Justice, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the feature of his profession was the St. Andrew Assembly, of which Jevrem was general secretary. It was his legitimacy that the Law of The Serbian Baronies was put to cast a ballot and return to the high position of our Great Prince Miloš Obrenović was chosen. Jevrem Grujić was the organizer of the Liberal Party. A man of standard and ardent, he was the symbol and the head of the Serbian Youth. He was the progression sibling of Svetozar Miletić.

He wedded Jelena Herbez, girl of Jelenka Herbez „The Little Lady” and Teodor Herbez, pastor of money of the Serbian Baronie. They had ten kids and an extremely long and glad marriage.

The present relatives come from their most established girl Stana. Jevrem Grujić left a major follow in Serbian history and culture. He composed a few books, of which the most significant are his memories, and his ethnographic compositions, the first in Serbia. It isn’t as of recently that Jevrem Grujić got his place in Serbian history.

Queen Natalija portrait

A delightful Romanian princess Natalija Keško (Florence, 1859 – Paris, 1941) wedded sovereign Milan Obrenović, later ruler of Serbia, so she turned into the main Serbian sovereign later the Middle ages. She was one of the most delightful ladies of her time, yet the most significant is that she cherished Serbia and made a ton of incredible demonstrations to it. She was the best model for painters, so Steva Todorović completed a few representations of her. Stevan and Stana Ćurčić, awesome companions of the regal couple, requested this representation from the craftsman, and Steva Todorović, the virtuoso, added delicately painted tulle shroud. She transmits with all her magnificence, style, and demeanor. Denied from pride, she is as yet unrivaled. At the huge display of representations by Steva Todorović in Belgrade during the 60s, this picture has cast a ballot the most wonderful one. The picture was viewed as the Serbian Mona Lisa which is as it should be. It is presently displayed to general society interestingly, so the guests can partake in the magnificence of both the canvas and the sovereign.