If you visit Albania, you must know the history of Albania.
And the right thing to do so is by visiting Albania’s National History Museum.
If you want to gain a full experience of country’s past and modern days you should choose this tour. The National History Museum of Albania is on of the biggest museums in Albania.
The museum takes your from the ancient times to the post communist era.
There are so many statues and collections from the ancient Greek age and the Byzantine era that will leave you breathless.
By choosing a local guide you’ll skip the line.
Moreover you will not worry about all the written descriptions in Albanian as you will have a professional speaking guide to get the most out of it. (Local Guides are available also in other languages than English)
Start by exploring through Albania’s National History Museum some of the most ancient statues as God Apollo 4th century, God Zeus head and enjoy the fascinating icons of XVI -XVII century, like as “Dormition of the Virgin Mary,” “Baptism of Christ”.
Continue through independence and communism pavilions and finish by visiting the Mother Theresa pavilion.
Located in the heart of Tirana, this museum should be on your list of what to see in Albania.
Your guide will meet you at the entrance of museum. Once inside, you will visit all pavilions and galleries starting from the ancient period where you learn about Illyrian origin of the Albanians. Next you visit other pavilions such as the middle Ages, Independence, the Anti Fascism War and Renaissance. These pavilions are not only full of history, documents and statues but also with rare objects as Mors telegraph device (1896) used by the Interim Government during 1912-1914, as well as the riffle of Walter Audicios, one of the executors of Benito Mussolini.In the pavilion of communism you will discover bitter evidences of persecution, original execution documents and political prisoners list, as well an improvised prisoner cell.You will get to know more about Albanian origin of Mother Teresa by visiting a pavilion dedicated to her and watch closely some of her personal objects.
Please note that Monday the museum remains closed.
You are free to choose your visit between 10am to 3pm
Museum time table: 10am-5pm