The Historical Museum in Batak was established in 1956. In 2006, the museum celebrated its 50 anniversary. For half a century the specialists from the museum have searched, researched, stored and popularized the rich historical and cultural heritage of the Batak Municipality.
Today, the rich collections and the constantly renovated exhibitions of the Batak Historical Museum, make it an essential scientific, cultural and enlightening center, which coordinates all the activities for preservation of the cultural and historical heritage of the Batak Municipality.
The popularization of the cultural and historical heritage as the original and specific for the Municipality intellectual potential for development of cultural tourism, is one of the primary goals of the Museum.
The Museum undertakes its activities on the territory of the Batak Municipality. The profile and the character of the museum collections is generally historical.