Department of contemporary history

The Department of Contemporary History was founded in 1990. The initial holdings consisted of the collection related to the Workers' Movement and the People’s Liberation War already existing within the Brod Posavlje Museum, which was then enlarged by the collections related to the Workers' Movement, People’s Liberation War and the Socialist Reconstruction within the Museum of Workers' Movement and Liberation War for the regions of Slavonia and Baranja after they had been added to the Brod Posavlje Museum. The Department gathers, keeps, processes and presents the materials connected with military, political and economic history of Slavonski Brod and the region of Posavlje. The holdings of the Department hold around 5700 items.