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National History Museum

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is by far the best museum in Albania. Tourist visiting Tirana for a couple of days Can spend here a couple of hours trying to understand something more abput the history of Albania and albanians

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank juljanm2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here on a weekday morning. This was a mixed experience but that is partly my fault since I do not understand Albanian. There are sections on various aspects of the country's history. The sections on archeology and the ancient world were good and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ivor M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry but a little disappointing to have such a beautiful building with pretty boring exhibits... mainly a variety of pots that I am sure are extremely old but after a while feel uninspiring. I know it’s a must do in Tirana but not for me.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SteveDrab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was only 200Lek but the heat was not on in January. Probably a nice place to go in the summer heat, almost all of the displays were in Albanian.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Siobhan N
Reviewed 15 January 2019

A must if you want to know more about Albanias history. Also the square where the museum is found is definately worth visiting

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter A
Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

A good overview of the history of albania. Too bad not all exhibits r translated to english. Otherwise, will be better if there is an audio guide.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sheeshhhh
Reviewed 18 December 2018

Museums are not my thing but this museum is really worth a visit to fully understand Albania and its rich history. Had a guide which really helped and would recommend this option as there is not a lot of English in the displays which is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank KLBTraveller
Reviewed 14 December 2018

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
1  Thank Stumodernart
Reviewed 28 November 2018

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
1  Thank BaSz97
Reviewed 25 November 2018 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
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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