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National History Museum

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I find modern history much more interesting than ancient history, but the collection on the ground floor is worth seeing for the cheap price. However, the upper floors lack any real structure and English translations do seem to go missing when you go on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stumodernart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I stepped in from the rain I felt I was in the right place. I love museums, and this was what I was looking for: three floors, plenty to see. There are informative texts in English and French, of course not as much info...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Much as you’d expect from a national museum, it’s full of the history of Tirana. A lot of the displays are in English which means you don’t have to guess from the pictures. If you’ve got a few hours to spare it’s a nice place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ell33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pouring with rain, so visited this museum. Exterior is of course beautiful Communist style mosaic mural, interior is ok...good stuff from ancient history with much in English, later years not so much English and not very remarkable...better sense of 20 century history from Bunk art...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MikeLinda23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum has some really cool pieces, however the staff is very unfriendly and most of the descriptions are not in english.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lotte T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent couple of hours here to escape rain and was very impressed with attention to detail from earliest settlers through to modern times.Found the section on 1914-1945 very interesting and there is a good display of actual weapons used during both wars.The entrance fee was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fozz2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a good cross-section of material on display here from Albania's earliest days, ranging from amphorae to mosaics to pottery, coins, architectural pieces, photography and weapons. What they lack in funding is made up by determination to display as much as possible of their...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stevenm00001
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

I appreciated my visit to this museum immensely. For an ‘emerging nation’, the exhibits are impressive, and provide objects and insight from its ancient times to now. A great place to see—like nowhere I have ever been (especially relating to the communist era...)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 837karinb
Reviewed 8 November 2018

With patience, one can learn a good deal about Albanian history, going back to long before there was ever a country called Albania. This place was truly a crossroads of just about every major civilization, and was involved, though usually peripherally, in a great deal...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve H
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

A very well organised historical display. Albanian history exposed in its best form. All the information is avaiable for you to read.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from ZZMimi | Reviewed this property |
I did a lot of research before our trip and selected the services of Albania Travelnet. I emailed directly with the owner, Enea Kumbi, who also was our tour guide. You can read all the reviews on TA if you enter the name of... More