Identification card of the Museum

Awards and recognitions

Order of Brotherhood and Unity with a golden wreath, 1975.

The “Silver Snowflake” award from the international festival Sarajevo Winter, 2017.

Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence, 2013/2014/2015/2016.

Getty Foundation award for the museum building, 2018.

Award for new media editions (Book and Teaching Aids Fair, Sarajevo), 2022.

Editorial award – Proceedings of the Historical Museum of BiH (Book and Teaching Aids Fair, Sarajevo), 2022.

BIG SEE Interior Design award, exhibition “Wake up, Europe!”, 2022.

Statistical data

Average number of exhibitions and events on an annual level: 100

Number of collections: 8

Number of museum items: 400,000

Number of visitors on an annual level: 30,000

Number of employees: 18

Square footage of the museum building: 1447.50 m²

Cities where museum exhibitions have been presented: Berlin, Belgrade, Brussels, Edinburgh, London, Ljubljana, Podgorica, Rome, Skopje, Strasbourg, Venice, Zagreb

Partners: Academy of Fine Arts Sarajevo, Faculty of Architecture Sarajevo, Balkan Museum Network, British Council, Cultural Heritage Without Borders, EDUS, EU Info Centre BiH, CURE Foundation, Sarajevo Film Center, Božidar Jakac Gallery Kostanjevica na Krki, Goethe Institute BiH, City of Sarajevo, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, King’s College London, International Peace Center, International Festival Sarajevo Winter, Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Center, Memory Lab, Memorial de la Shoah, Museum of Yugoslavia, Museum of Literature and Performing Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Museum of Contemporary Art of the Republic of Srpska, National Theatre Sarajevo, SARTR, Trade Union of Workers in Commerce and Service Activities of BiH, Association of Parents of Murdered Children of Besieged Sarajevo 1992-1995, Association for Culture and Art CRVENA, Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina, University of the Arts London.