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National Ethnographic Museum Berat

Lagja 13 Shtatori | Mangalem, Berat, Albania
355 32 32 224
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Lagja 13 Shtatori | Mangalem, Berat, Albania
355 32 32 224
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Highly interesting look back to Albanian life as is used to be. Well kept and presented. Information sheets in many languages are a real plus.

Thank asianomad88
Reviewed 4 days ago

A very well laid out, restored Ottoman-era house, with good multi-lingual curation. The exhibits give good insights into life in Berat during the 17-19th centuries, with period furnishings and nice descriptions of the various rooms. Pay particular attention to the gratings through which women listened...More

Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well laid out with loads of information. Gives a real insight into Berat and how the city operated.

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Contained in a historical and traditional Berat house. Provides a snapshot of the way of life of old Berat. A small entry fee is required.

Thank A5472KCrobd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Discovered this little museum while walking down from the castle and stopped for a short while to have a look round. Well worth it.

Thank nigelgibbs1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is clearly one to visit in Berat. It is an old home, converted into a museum by having displays of (for instance) period costumes in the lower part, and period furnishings in the upper part. There are language sheets in lots of languages -...More

Thank Jincognito
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Not only is the exterior architecture very eye-catching, but the artifacts on display, particularly the traditional clothes are fascinating. Upstairs, the rooms have been furnished as they would have once been with interesting facts available on a laminated info sheet. Beautiful rooms, which really make...More

Thank ShweNaga
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

In a city famed for its traditional houses, this one stands out for as especially splendid and grand. Featuring a lower storey made of solid stone and upper storeys made of timber, the house is both massive and airy. For the visitor to Berat, it...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This museum is a restored house in the Mangalem quarter of Berat. The bottom floor provides a look at village life in Ottoman Berat and the top floor is a recreation of a traditional Albanian home. I found the museum very interesting and appreciated that...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Fascinating, worth a visit. They have made a real effort here and to top it all we received a very warm welcome from their proud and most helpful staff. Whilst the museum is an old Ottoman house they have installed a separate modern wc in...More

Thank Peter M
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