In front of more than 2,000 people present, on April 23, 1994, the Museum of the Second Serbian Uprising in Takovo was opened with the permanent exhibition Second Serbian Uprising and the Serbian Revolution 1804-1839. which is housed in an elementary school, an endowment of King Aleksandar Obrenović from 1891. In the early 1980s, the building was damaged in a fire, and after renovation in 1993-1994, it serves as a Museum dedicated to the Second Serbian Uprising.
In addition to numerous individuals from this region, the museum showcases were enriched by the Belgrade museums – Historical, Military and National, as well as the Serbian Orthodox Church.
Through the exhibition, an overview of events in Serbia from the outbreak of the First Serbian Uprising to the end of the first reign of Miloš Obrenović is shown through documents, original exhibits and reproductions. The emphasis of the exhibition is on the Second Serbian Uprising, a significant period of historical upheavals, fateful for the subsequent development of the whole of Serbia. Of particular importance is the part of the exhibition where the remains of the Takovski bush – the most famous oak in Serbia – and the masterpiece “Takovsky Uprising” by Paja Jovanović from 1895 are exhibited.