There are unsurprisingly no shortage of museums to visit in while in Belgrade, and they run the gamut from history and art to those dedicated to important individuals, such as the inventor Nikola Tesla and the Nobel laureate Ivo Andrić.
The National Museum in Belgrade is the largest and oldest central museum of Serbia, which today, after its long existence since being founded in 1844, preserves more than 400,000 objects that make up a unique cultural heritage of Serbia, the Central Balkans, and Europe.
The Museum of Theatrical Art of Serbia (MPUS) was founded in 1950 with the aim of collecting, preserving, studying and exhibiting documentation of importance for the development of theatre art of Serbia in the service of society.
The Museum of Ivo Andrić was opened in 1976 in the apartment in which Andrić, one of the most important writers from Yugoslavia and a Nobel laureate for literature, long-resided with his wife Milica Babić.
Through their programmes and activities, they encourage social memory and culture of remembrance related to development of the Yugoslav idea, since the creation of the Yugoslav state as a kingdom, until its breakup in the early 1990s.
Explore the five levels of this unique building as an introduction to the various galleries, exhibitions and festivals you might stumble across, as well as the brutalist architecture you will be seeing around the city.