Pedagogical Museum in Belgrade was established in 1896 and it is one of the oldest museums in Serbia. The museum was founded by the Teachers’ Association of Serbia with the aim to collect and keep the teaching material and objects related to schools, teaching and learning.
In 1969 the museum is housed in a former Realka High School in the immediate vicinity of Kalemegdan.
The main activity of the Pedagogical Museum is the study of the history of schooling, education, and pedagogy in Serbia, collection and keeping items and documentation, professional and scientific analysis of collected material as well as the presentation of researched results.
The museum holds over 50,000 items, documents, books, photos, pupils’ work, etc.
Section for school equipment, supplies and teaching materials contains collections of models and plans of school buildings, furniture, stamps, bells, a collection of teaching material as well as a rich collection of children’s art works from the mid-19th century until today.
A part of the permanent exhibition is also a reconstructed model of a classroom by the end of the 19th century.