Life is incomprehensible miracle, because it always dissipates and rashes, yet it lasts and stands firm as the "The Bridge on the Drina" – Ivo Andric
All the Drina rivers of this world are curvy; they will never be completely straighten up; but we must never cease to stop trying to straighten them up. – Ivo Andric
In some people there are gratuitous hatred and envy, which are larger and stronger than anything that other people can create and invent. – Ivo Andric
Virtues of a man we receive and fully appreciate only if they are shown in a form that fits our beliefs and preferences. – Ivo Andric
It is strange how little it takes to be happy, and even stranger: how often just that little bit is missing! – Ivo Andric


Founded in 1985. Fields: Mineralogy, petrology, paleontology, botany and zoology. Cover: Serbia and Balkan Peninsula, but contains also some specimens or smaller collections from all over the World. This is the only natural history museum in Serbia. Comprises about 2 million specimens organized in 120 different collections. Activities: Collecting, conservation and protection of the specimens from nature. Scientific research of the natural diversity of Serbia. Protection and conservation of the movable natural cultural heritage of Serbia. Dissemination of the knowledge on nature through the exhibitions, lectures, seminars, work-shops, publishing of the papers and books, interactive communication with public. Participation in the scientific and applied projects, scientific meetings and conferences.



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