Brusa Bezistan
Sarajevo Museum 1878-1914
The Despić House
The Jewish Museum
Svrzo’s House

Brusa Bezistan

This substantial building was erected in 1551 by Rustem Pasha, Grand Vizier of Suleyman the Magnificent. It was used for selling the silk that Rustem Pasha himself produced in Bursa.

  • Brusa Bezistan
  • Brusa Bezistan
  • Brusa Bezistan
  • Brusa Bezistan

Sarajevo Museum 1878-1914

This dependency houses the permanent exhibition of Sarajevo from 1878 to 1918, displaying Sarajevo during the Austro-Hungarian period.

  • Sarajevo Museum 1878-1914
  • Sarajevo Museum 1878-1914
  • Sarajevo Museum 1878-1914
  • Sarajevo Museum 1878-1914

The Despić House

The house belonged to the wealthy Orthodox Christian Despić family, which donated the house to the City, along with another property now housing the Museum of Literature and the Performing Arts.

  • The Despić House
  • The Despić House
  • The Despić House
  • The Despić House

The Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum or Museum of the Jews of Bosnia and Herzegovina is housed in the oldest synagogue in Bosnia and Herzegovina, built in 1581.

  • The Jewish Museum
  • The Jewish Museum
  • The Jewish Museum
  • The Jewish Museum

Svrzo’s House

Svrzo’s House represents the lifestyle of an urban Muslim family in the late 18th and throughout the 19th century.

  • Svrzo’s House
  • Svrzo’s House
  • Svrzo’s House
  • Svrzo’s House
  • Brusa Bezistan

    This substantial building was erected in 1551 by Rustem Pasha, Grand Vizier of Suleyman the Magnificent. It was used for selling the silk that Rustem Pasha himself produced in Bursa.

  • Sarajevo Museum 1878-1918

    This dependency houses the permanent exhibition of Sarajevo from 1878 to 1918, displaying Sarajevo during the Austro-Hungarian period.

  • The Jewish Museum

    The Jewish Museum or Museum of the Jews of Bosnia and Herzegovina is housed in the oldest synagogue in Bosnia and Herzegovina, built in 1581.

  • Svrzo’s House

    Svrzo’s House represents the lifestyle of an urban Muslim family in the late 18th and throughout the 19th century.

  • The Despic House

    The house belonged to the wealthy Orthodox Christian Despić family, which donated the house to the City, along with another property now housing the Museum of Literature and the Performing Arts.

Location

The Sarajevo Museum

The Sarajevo Museum is a public institute founded by Sarajevo Canton, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It now consists of the main building, with depots, and five dependencies: Svrzo’s House, the Despić House, the Jewish Museum, the Brusa Bezistan, and the Museum of Sarajevo 1878-1914.

The Museum’s collections are housed and displayed in its depots and dependencies, where they tell the story of Sarajevo’s past, from the prehistoric settlements at Butmir through the Illyrian and Roman settlements to mediaeval Bosnia, the Ottoman period, the Austro-Hungarian period and modern times. The Museum has several collections of considerable value, among them its archaeology, oriental and ethnography collections, works of art, the Jewish collection, the Austro-Hungarian collection and the Isztvan Meze collection. The Sarajevo Museum has made a major contribution to the city’s culture, education and tourism in the past, and this remains its mission for the future.