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Address: Sheshi Adam Jashari, Pristina, Kosovo
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+377 44 508 055
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Kosovo Day Trip: Pristina and Prizren Tour from Skopje
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Building looks nice but it's shut

We managed to take a look at the building which was very attractive and went inside until someone advised that the museum is being renovated. I'm sure it will be very interesting... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 March 2016
Elisabeth C
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Southport, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I actually went to the museum in June 2013, so I'm not sure how much it has changed since I was there, but there were very few exhibitions, all about the Kosovo War and not anything else. I know the country has been struggling for independence, and it may be an interesting place to visit in the future, but right... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

We managed to take a look at the building which was very attractive and went inside until someone advised that the museum is being renovated. I'm sure it will be very interesting once complete!

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Greece
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

Unfortunately still closed for renovation when I visited. I had hoped to see the famous Goddess on Throne, whose image is on the Kosovar ID cards and elsewhere, as a symbol of Kosovo. Opposite the museum is a little park (closed) with a few tombstones and what appears to be a Roman inscription, as well as a glass warehouse for... More 

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Thank Sunny A
Pristina, Kosovo
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

The Kosova Museum house was built by Austrians for the Turkish army in 1898, and was used by the Yugoslav national army until 1975. Nowadays it has a rich collection of prehistoric objects and a wide archaeological exhibition that presents the life during the Illyrian, Dardanian and Roman years. The object is located in the center of Prishtina.

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Cesena, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

unfortunately when we were there, end of july 2015, it was under renovation and people who were working couldnt tell us when it would have been opened to the tourists again, so get some info before going there

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

If you want to know the people and a country first you should knows their history. At the Museum of Kosovo, You can see the facts thousands of years old artifacts that present the beauty of Albanian culture through the centuries . The symbolism of the museum and the city of Prishtina "Queen on the throne" is located precisely in... More 

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Thank Edy E
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

They left the main gate open when I walked by so I wandered in, and was pretty quickly assured that it was definitely closed for reconstruction. I would have loved to have seen it, but it looks like they may have just started the construction process!

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

No access due to 'renovations' with only a couple of anti aircraft weapons in the front yard rusting away...this building was used in the war and all these years later they decide to renovate; the park across the street with archaeological finds on display in the open air also closed to the public...the near by mosques also closed for renovations... More 

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Thank Wardysworld2
Rio de Janeiro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015

Visit this place with a kosovar friend so he can hep you translating all the information. Despite only a few things are in English, it doesn't take the importance out of the subjects exposed. Kosovo recent History is bloody and sad, due to the terrible war. But now the country is getting better and the former problems are finding solutions,... More 

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Gnjilane, Kosovo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2015

When you walk in, it is good to go to the second floor of the Museum and to see and learn about this important chapter in Kosovo's struggle for independence. Conclusion: For FREEDOM is worth fighting!

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