Mostar and Herzegovina are living images of physical power, of human intellectual power, and of creativity displayed and left behind by human, as a permanent message and as a glimpse of its existence. There are numerous proofs that a man, on hard Herzegovinian rock and barren soil, with his gift and capability of mind and with skills, created various artistic and practical beauties and values. Wealth, diversity and creative work can be seen at the Museum of Herzegovina in Mostar that has become the treasury of cultural-historical heritage, the guardian of knowledge and institution which gives the
touch to the city of Mostar. That is the cultural heritage and the possibility of its presentation, through various forms of cultural life and activity.
The Museum of Herzegovina was founded in 1950 with the goal of finding, collecting, keeping and presenting to the public the abundant cultural-historical heritage of Mostar and Herzegovina. Within the framework of its collections, the Museum is in possession of many tens of thousands of museum items, documents, photographs and other material. Archeological, ethnographic, literal-historical, library, numismatic, written and other exhibits and programs in the exhibition area and Museum depots, very vividly and in a picturesque manner with continuity, have depicted and testified the condensed happenings which constantly have taken place in Herzegovina and Mostar.
The constancy and intensity of those happenings are confirmed by gone epochs, and they are kept and inherited by the Museum. The Museum of Herzegovina is placed at the
memorial house of “Dzemal Bijedic”, at 4 Bajatova Street. It is open to visitors and researchers for scientific and publistic research, and as a part documentary collection, at the specified area, documentary films from the impressive film archives of the Museum.