A short story of Museum of Mitrovica

Museum of Mitrovica was established in 1952. Since 2009, the museum is transferred from “Old Hamam”  to the “House of Army” which was founded in 60’es by the Yugoslavian army and used for military needs until 2002.

Collections of Museum of Mitrovica are very rich, but from the limited scores and space now there are four sections that are presented, these are the archeology, ethnology, history and geology section.

Sector of archeology is very  rich collection,  that has recorded 1,005 artifacts . Exhibits are material excavated from the surrounding areas of Mitrovica as in : Vallac period 1955-1957 , in the 1959-1960 Shupkofc or Fafos , Zhitkovc ( also Koragaç Zhitkovc ) Lushta 1961 to 1962 .

All these localities tracked and detected material belonging to the prehistoric period, or late stone age known as the Neolithic period dating from the seventh millennium BC IV

Besides these sectors also constitute some randomly found objects from peasant citizen of Mitrovica region dating back from the Ancient Roman and medieval.

Sector of Ethnology  is also a sector rich with artifacts quite numerous of them recorded in the general ledger are 861 exhibits. Besides these funds, archives are getting richer with artifacts by citizens who voluntarily donate them to Museum of Mitrovica.

Ethnology collection consists of various exhibits of material culture such as the textile, metal, silver, gold and pottery. Mitrovica Ethnographic collection exhibition presents cultural weaving nationalities who lived in this region , characterized by cultural diversity . In this sector of the garment facing communities have lived in Mitrovica region : Albanian clothing , Turkish , Serbian , Bosnian , Catholic and Orthodox .

Ethnological museum exhibits that possesses Mitrovica popular handicrafts are mainly comprised of : textiles , handicraft works of artists , creators patriarchal rural culture , as well as numerous women embroidery on a rich ornamentikë and in full harmony . Mainly exhibits dating from the eighteenth century , nineteenth and twentieth .

There two other sectors, such as: history and geology which will be reconstructed during next year.