Etnographic Museum | Etnografski muzej | Jajce

The Homeland Ethnographic Collection in Jajce is dedicated to showcasing the customs, traditions, and cultural heritage of the Jajce region. Housed in the historic building of the Old Elementary School, this collection offers a fascinating glimpse into the past and the lives of those who shaped the rich history of Jajce.

The central exhibits in the Homeland Ethnographic Collection focus on:

  • Traditional Life: Artifacts and displays that illustrate the customs and everyday life of the people of Jajce and its surroundings.
  • Cultural Heritage: Items that reflect the cultural and historical legacy of the region.

Bosnian Town Room

  • This exhibit represents the residential culture and interior design of urban inhabitants in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • It provides a unique insight into the lifestyle and traditions of Jajce’s townspeople during the 1930s.

Geological and Mineral Collection

  • Located on the second floor, this collection showcases the natural wealth of the broader Jajce area.
  • Visitors can explore various geological specimens, including minerals and rocks that highlight the region’s natural history.

Weaving and Embroidery Workshops

  • The museum features workshops dedicated to preserving traditional crafts such as weaving and embroidery.
  • These workshops not only demonstrate traditional techniques but also offer handmade items for purchase in the museum’s souvenir shop.


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