National Historical Museum of the Republic of Belarus

We welcome you

to the official site of the National Historical Museum of the Republic of Belarus!

The National Historical Museum is one of the country’s most popular museums. Its holdings contain the most numerous museum collections in Belarus numbering about 500,000 items. The structure of the museum includes 5 branches:
Memorial House of the first congress of RSDLP, The Museum of Belarusian Cinema History, The Museum of the Theatre and Musical Culture History of the Republic of Belarus, The Museum of Nature and Environment of the Republic of Belarus, The Museum of Contemporary Belarusian Statehood.

Permanent exhibition

The permanent exhibition and the theme long term projects of the National Historical Museum introduce visitors to different aspects of the Belarus population life from ancient time until 20th century.

Temporary exhibitions

Organization of impressive exhibition projects for cultural life of Minsk and Belarus is among the priorities of the National Historical Museum. You are welcome to see the current exhibitions at our Museum!

Museum treasury

A considerable part of museum’s collection consists of unique pieces not only of Belarusian but of worldwide importance as well. In this heading, you can have a look at the most valuable of them.

Exhibitions and Events


Secrets of Belarusian Writing


Minsk Card

"Ancient Belarus" exhibition

Historical Museum 5 branches