Memorial Museum Knjazevac

Memorial Museum Knjazevac

Memorial Museum of Knjaževac is located in the house of the former radical party leader Aca Stanojevića, who was the President of the Serbian Parliament at the beginning of the 20th century. The House is the Monument of culture itself, built in 1910 in the manner of the Italian villa. At the upper floor there is the civil ambiance echoing the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century exhibited. Exhibited objects and artifacts of the cultural and significant value are first of all personal belongings and objects of Stanojevic Family while part of items represent gifts from the old families of Knjazevac which used to have name of Gurgusovac and was regarded as one of the oldest settlements in Serbia. Numerous Memorial museum Knjazevac events such are literary and music evenings and various lectures are organized in the nicely arranged ground floor of the City Museum of Knjaževac, within the gallery space.

The temporary exhibition of the Memorial Museum Knjazevac, from the prehistoric times until nowadays is exposed in the building in Karadjordjeva street 15, in the very center of Knjazevac. This is the cultural monument itself, built in 1906, and a type of cultural public property of civil architecture with stylish characteristics significant for the beginning of the 20th century. The Memorial Museum Knjazevac exhibition includes chronologically and thematically displayed original objects and artifacts, or exceptionally, the copies of the objects from Knjazevac and Timok region representing the nature and people. Unique Ethnographic collection of remarkable number of about 1000 examples of outstanding two-sided hand-pinned wool socks of Timok Region from the 18th until the 20th century is the part of the Memorial Museum Exhibits. The City Museum of Knjaževac situated in the former vila of the famous radical leader Aca Stanojevic, in Njegoseva street 6 in Knjazevac and includes the original archive material dating from the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century.

The Memorial Museum Knjazevac comprises the Archeo Park Ravna near Knjaževac which is the open-air museum, with the research and archaeological sections, lapidarium and ancient examples from the archaeological site of Timacum Minus, as well as the traditional architecture of the region. The Museum of wine is established in the basement of the Ravna Museum of the Memorial Museum of Knjazevac.

 

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