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Sarajevo 1878 - 1918

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The Museum Sarajevo 1878 - 1918 is a fascinating space that takes you through the turbulent history of the city of Sarajevo in the period from 1878 to 1918. This museum, located in the heart of Sarajevo, provides an extremely enriching experience for all visitors. Museum "Sarajevo 1878-1918." the annex of the Museum of Sarajevo, whose permanent exhibition shows Sarajevo during the Austro-Hungarian administration.

It is located in the building of the former Schiller's shop on the corner of Obale Kulina ban and Ulica Zelenih beretki, in front of which the Sarajevo assassination took place on June 28, 1914, the murder of the Austro-Hungarian heir to the throne Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sofia, committed by Sarajevo high school student Gavrilo Princip, a member organization Young Bosnia. Austria-Hungary considered Serbia directly responsible for this assassination, so on July 23, it sent an ultimatum to Serbia, and soon declared war. After that, the First World War began. The permanent exhibition shows the history of Austro-Hungarian rule in this area and is divided into thematic units: "Resistance to the Occupation", "New Administrative Administration", "Culture of Living", "Cultural and Religious-Educational Societies, Printing Presses and Publishing", "Industry and Architecture", "Annexation and the Bosnian Parliament", "Assassination of Francis Ferdinand and Sofia" , "The First World War".

The Austro-Hungarian government erected a monument to Franz Ferdinand and Sofia on the Latin Bridge, across the street from the assassination site, which was removed after the creation of a new state, the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, and later the Museum of Young Bosnia was opened, in front of which Princip's footprints are imprinted. After the end of the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the exhibition of the museum was renewed, and the museum was renamed the Museum "Sarajevo 1878–1918. Among the most interesting exhibits are the life-size dolls of Francis Ferdinand and Sofia and the aforementioned footprints stamped into the concrete at the museum. The museum was declared a national monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The service at the Sarajevo 1878 - 1918 Museum is extremely friendly and professional. The staff is professional and ready to provide additional information about the exhibited exhibits. Guided tours are available in multiple languages and allow visitors to immerse themselves in the stories of historical events. The price of the entrance ticket to the museum is affordable and justified considering the wealth of content that is provided, and they range from 1KM for children to 4KM for adults.

Visitors pay for the ticket in cash The atmosphere in the Sarajevo 1878 - 1918 Museum is impressive and authentic. The exhibition spaces were carefully designed to revive the atmosphere of Sarajevo in that period. Authentic objects, photographs, documents and reconstructions of the space convey the spirit of the time and allow visitors to immerse themselves in historical stories. The museum offers a variety of content that reveals many aspects of life in Sarajevo in the period from 1878 to 1918.

Visitors can see artifacts, clothing, weapons, documents and photographs that bear witness to the political, cultural and social changes of the time. The exhibitions show how the city was transformed under the influence of different cultures and how people adapted to new circumstances. The Sarajevo 1878 - 1918 Museum provides a unique opportunity to better understand the historical development of the city and its role in the world events of that time. Through interactive presentations, audio-visual materials and stories of expert guides, visitors can deepen their knowledge about the historical heritage of Sarajevo. A visit to the Museum Sarajevo 1878 - 1918 is a must experience for all lovers of history and culture. This museum offers a unique opportunity to learn about Sarajevo's rich past and understand how the events of that period shaped the city. Do not miss the opportunity to visit the Museum.