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National History Museum

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Address: Sheshi Skenderbej, Tirana, Albania
Phone Number:
355 4 22 83 89
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Important for understanding Albanian history

This is a huge museum divided into different periods of time in history in different floors. The amount of historical elements is impressive and you would need many hours to spend... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very cheap entry for tourists and beautifully set out. Would be a fantastic school trip for everyone. Would certainly recommend to anybody. Staff on hand almost everywhere and were very friendly and full of knowledge.

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a huge museum divided into different periods of time in history in different floors. The amount of historical elements is impressive and you would need many hours to spend there.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a group tour and stopped here. It was nice to learn more of the history of Albania. There was a small exhibit on Mother Theresa.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If youre in Tirana,this museum must be seen.Go and visit this place.It will cost nothing and you will earn some historical info,never heard before

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Camano Island, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found the older part very worth going through. Albania has such a rough history, and it seems as though it is taking a long time to recover from the communist era. Lots of fascinating things to see here.

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Thank zolismom
Tirana, Albania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This is a communist-era museum which contains many artifacts from Albanian history. For non-Albanian speakers, it's advisable to find an English-language guide. The final room was added after the fall of communism and contains many exhibits exposing the truth of the Hoxha-era regime.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

If you visit Tirana,go to Museum,among other things (Katedral and Ortodox Church,for example) I think that Farmers market can be a interstig spot for visitors.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

In the middle of Tirane is the National Museum, where you can find and learn interesting things about Albanian and European History. I enjoyed it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

It's well worth a visit with a reasonable amount of Translation of signs into English though never a lot of detail about the artefact in itself or in terms of its historical significance. The Illyrian section is phenomenal. The religious icon paintings are also extremely good. The documentary film on mother Teresa I found interesting as I hadn't appreciated she... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

If you visit tirana dont forget to go on the national musem of albania in capital city in tirana is very nice

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