National Museum of Serbia Tours

The National Museum of Serbia is the largest and oldest museum in Serbia and the former Yugoslavia. Sitting on Belgrade’s Republic Square, the museum was established in 1844 and has since grown to include more than 400,000 pieces in 34 different archaeological, numismatic, artistic and historical collections.  The archaeological collection consists of sculptures from the 5th to 7th millennium BC, thousands of items from ancient Rome and ancient Greece and a rare gold sarcophagus and mummy from ancient Egypt. The numismatic collection features hundreds of thousands coins, medals, rings and seals, including coins issued by Phillip II of Macedonia and Alexander the Great.

The museum’s collection of medieval artifacts hails mostly from Europe and Asia and features an illustrated 362-page manuscript of the Miroslav Gospels written in 1186, rings belonging to 14th century Serbian Queen Theodora and King Milutin’s mantle from the 1300s. Its art collection is also world-renowned, with extremely rare pieces from masters like Matisse, Picasso, Renoir, Degas and Cezanne. It also includes hundreds of paintings by Italian, Dutch, Flemish, Russian, Japanese, Austrian, German and Yugoslav artists.

Practical Info

The National Museum of Serbia is located in the center of Belgrade on a square area between the Republic Square, the former Theatre Square, and Čika Ljubina, Vasina and Laze Pačua streets. It can be reached by any bus, trolley or minibus heading to Republic Square. One ticket entitles a visitor to visit the National Museum, the Gallery of Frescoes and the Museum of Vuk and Dositej over two days.
Location
Address: Trg republike 1a, Belgrade 104303, Serbia
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Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 12 to 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.
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Admission: 200 dinars; free on Sunday
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Belgrade Private Half Day Sightseeing Tour

Go back in time to learn the history of Belgrade and see how modern life in the city unfolds today during this private, half-day tour. See the Belgrade Fortress and snap a photo where the Save and Dunube rivers meet. Wander in the city center taking in monuments, architecture, and tour the incredible Saint Sava Cathedral. 
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Belgrade Panorama - Private Arrival Transfer and City Tour Combined

Get oriented in Belgrade as soon as you arrive on this tour. Meet your guide in the airport arrivals hall and head out into the city in an air-conditioned vehicle. As you cruise down the streets of Belgrade, see landmarks and highlights including New Belgrade, Old Town, Belgrade Cathedral, Republic Square, Prince Milos Street, Tito's Memorial, Dedinje, and St. Sava Church. Travel by vehicle to your Belgrade hotel at the end of the tour.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Belgrade Private City Tour

Explore the highlights of Belgrade on a private 4-hour city tour. As you drive and walk between the sights, build an overview of the city’s turbulent history and architecture from your guide. Learn about Serbia’s two royal dynasties at the Royal and White Palaces, and the City Assembly, the Old Palace of Serbia’s first king. Discover the Church of St Sava, Serbia’s largest Orthodox church; take in pedestrianized Prince Mihailo Street; and stroll around the old, cobblestoned Kosancicev venac quarter past Princess Ljubica’s Residence, St Michael’s Church and other sights.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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