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Museums in Cetinje, MontenegroSaturday, September 10, 2011 · Region Central region · Comments
Historical Museum Cetinje
The Historical Museum of Montenegro was founded in 1989 and it's situated in the premises of Vladin dom (Government House). It broadly covers the social economic, political, military and cultural heritage of Montenegro. The central exhibition, as well as the organisation of the Museum, relies on six departments which present the material from various periods of historical past of Montenegro: Pre Slavonic Period; Medieval Age; period from 16th to 18th century; Creating of Montenegrin State (1796-1878); Modern Montenegrin State (1878-1918); Montenegro in Association with Yugoslav Peoples. The oldest material with findings from Doclea, Budva and other significant localities of Montenegro is kept in archeological collections. In scope of the Museum especially pointed are the collections belonging to a unique collection of war trophies, whereas the survey of Montenegrin development with all its specific traits has been demonstrated.
The Artistic Museum of Montenegro was established in 1950, originally as the Artistic Gallery of Montenegro. It is situated in the premises of Vladin dom. Its parent part, respectively National Gallery, is composed of five collections: Collection of Arts of Yugoslav Nations and Ethnic Groups, Collection of Icons, Collection of Montenegrin Fine Art, Milica Saric-Vukmanovic Memorial Collection and Collection of Copies of Frescoes.
Ethnographic Museum of Montenegro was founded in 1951. Originally it was situated in Billiard House. Since 1987 the Ethnographic Museum has been situated in building of former Serbian Consulate. The Ethnographic Museum possesses many objects which represent the ways of earning, culture of habitation, textile industry, folk costumes, musical instruments and other elements of material and spiritual culture of the population of Montenegro.
If you visit Cetinje it is best to buy a multiple entry pass to all the museums and King's Palace. It is cheaper than paying for seperate entries. You can buy the multiple entry pass at any of the museums.