With more than 400,000 exhibits depicting 40.000 years of history of Serbia’s northern province, the Museum of Vojvodina is one of the largest museums in the country.
The main building in Novi Sad, more than 3,000 square metres, displays more than 6,000 archaeological, historical and ethnological exhibits. In addition, it is the only museum in Serbia with an archaeobotanical collection, containing more than 140,000 charred seeds and fruits.Here, you can see three gilt helmets from late antiquity, matchless archaeological finds in Europe, which have become the museum’s symbols. You can also stroll along a reconstructed early-20th Century street complete with authentic shop windows, including for a pharmacy, a photographer’s studio and a tailor’s shop.
On display in the museum’s new building are items which bear witness to the major political events and public figures of the period between 1918 and 1945. The museum also keeps more than 6,000 bills and coins as well as more than 20,000 photographs, while its library is home to more than 50,000 publications.
The network of institutions comprising the Museum of Vojvodina also includes the Museum Complex in the village of Kulpin, as well as the Brvnara Ethno Park.
The Museum Complex in Kulpin consists of two magnificent 18th-Century castles, ancillary buildings, an agricultural museum and a park.
The Ethno Park in the village of Bački Jarak features log cabins and other residential and farming structures with original items, documents and photographic material depicting the culture and history of immigrants from the Bosanska Krajina region.
Info: Museum of Vojvodina