The bullets that started the First World War were fired just in front of Moritz Schiller cafe, where the Sarajevo Museum 1878-1918 is located today.
1ABOUT
The Sarajevo Museum is a public institute founded by Sarajevo Canton, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It now consists of the main building, with depots, and five dependencies: Svrzo’s House, the Despić House, the Jewish Museum, the Brusa Bezistan, and the Museum of Sarajevo 1878-1914. The museum’s exhibit is laid out chronologically and starts with events which paved the way for the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy to receive its mandate during the Berlin Congress to occupy Bosnia and Herzegovina and ends with the First World War, whose outbreak was caused by the Sarajevo Assassination. The themes of the exhibition are:
1. Resistance to the occupation
2. The new administration
3. Lifestyle
4. Cultural, religious and educational societies, printing presses and publishing
5. Industry and architecture
6. The annexation and the Bosnian Assembly
7. The assassination of the heir presumptive, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and his wife Sophie
8. World War I
The exhibition also includes life-size models of Franz Ferdinand and Sophie
2VISITOR INFO
OPENING HOURS
Monday - Friday
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 03:00 pm

HOW TO FIND US
Address:
Zelenih beretki 1

CONTACT
+387 33 53 32 88
3WEBSITE
http://muzejsarajeva.ba/en/