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National History Museum

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Address: Sheshi Skenderbej, Tirana, Albania
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355 4 22 83 89
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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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Endri P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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Thank Endri P
Camano Island, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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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Tirana, Albania
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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Dundee, United Kingdom
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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 31 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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Tirana, Albania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The museum is as much of a relic as the artifacts it contains, and that is what makes it interesting. The blurbs (at least the ones that are translated into English) reflect the lens through which Albanians see their own history. This lens is every bit as interesting as any of the artifacts in the Museum. On the other hand,... More 

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Albania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

a trip from the Illyrians and before, to the present with a well set out range of displays and very cheap for only 200 lek

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