House of Jevrem Grujić

History Museum · Organisation

By entering the House of Jevrem Grujić, you have taken a step in to history, Serbian tradition and the avant-garde. The house was built in 1896 by a renowned Serbian statesman and diplomat, leader of modern Serbia – Jevrem Grujić, for his family. The house was designed by the architect Milan Kapetanović in the French neo-baroque and neo-renaissance style.

The facade elements, which are the work of the Italian master of decorative painting Domenico D’Andrea, were created using the sgrafitto technique, thus making them a very rare, almost unique example in the architecture of Belgrade.

During the 19th and the 20th centuries, metropolitan balls were organized in the vast salons of the building, which entertained the social elite of Serbia, as well as diplomatic events during which the political and intellectual pioneers of the time made decisions regarding the future of the young Serbian state.

A secret agreement between Serbia and Bulgaria about the freeing of South Slavs was signed here in 1912, based on which the Balkan League was later formed.

Half a century later, in 1967, the first nightclub in Belgrade was opened in the building’s basement, marking the beginning of a sociological boom in the contemporary history of the city. The House of Jevrem Grujić is a cultural monument of high importance and the only member of the European Historic Houses Association.

Today’s living hiers of Jevrem Grujic strain, are the ones that came up with an idea to establish The Museum of Jevrem Grujic, so colorful Serbian history and rich family tradition were out of oblivion and presented to the public.

The Museum was founded thanks to the great support of the Major, Siniša Mali and Belgrade Secretariat for Culture, as well.

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Beograd 11000 Grad Beograd RS
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