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Archaeological Museum of Macedonia

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Kjurchiska bb, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
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All reviews coin collection bronze age impressive collection ancient coins iron age beautiful building three floors the ground floor middle ages tour group ottoman rule interesting history two hours take your time ottoman empire nice place to visit stone bridge
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are impressed by the outward building appearance, you are right. However, inside it is offering less excitement. Not many original archeological artiefacts. Where have ended all of them?? They have put to display some dolls, several freshly painted paintings, some imagined stone age...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mitko J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building itself looks good, having been built just a few years ago and in a prime position right on the river in the centre of Skopje. The collection of ancient coins is very impressive and in remarkably good condition. It's just a small selection...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

I dont know who the heck gave five starts to that museum. This museum is good just from outside. It shines. When you enter, it’s really small. And the things which this museum have are not worth to lose time and spend money. They are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank meteorss
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

Several comments were written before, I am putting it from the aspect of a father who visited the museum with 5 kids (age 10-12). Expensive at first. 2.5 EUR entrance fee indifferently to the age is too much in this country. Very limited to see,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kemeny
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

The Museum consists of four large rooms which cover the history of Macedonia from prehistoric time to ottoman Rule. The coin collection is quite impressive and well arranged although they should show some large fotos of the important coins in the collection in order to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nitai S
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

If you want to learn about Ancient Macedonian history go to Pella, Vergina and Thessaloniki in Macedonia in Greece. It is a shame that they change and disconnect historical evidences from Hellinistic times in order to accommodate a political effort to create new non-slavic identities....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

A mammoth building in just the right place with a phenomenal collection of coins, jewelry and pottery. And yet some of the curatorial decision-making seems a touch unfortunate, reminiscent of the stodgy museums of ethnology and archaeology found across the Balkans and former Soviet Union....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stevenm00001
Reviewed 28 October 2018

A treasure house of objects from 1000s of years of Macedonian history. The English translations could be a bit better but the objects are fascinating and well displayed

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is one of the new museums of Skopje, and occupies a huge building by the river. Entry costs MKD 300. The first and second floors contain displays from prehistoric, Greek, Roman through Byzantine times, and the richness of the exhibits reflect Macedonia's position as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

I love all museums and this was no exception with artefacts found throughout Macedonia. It was well organised and had many exhibits.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dianna B
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445annen
12 June 2017|
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Response from njmarcet | Reviewed this property |
You should probably check easy access for strollers via elevators since there are different floors and different sections that are joined with stairs that have an "old fashioned flair" to them ... it's not laid out like a... More
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Sam J
17 January 2016|
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Response from garyberke | Reviewed this property |
Your hotel desk clerk should be able to ascertain the hours at this time of year. I think they were 10-6 this summer. They may also have an English language website that you can check.
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