National Historical Museum


If you are keen to know the turbulent history of the Albanians, this is the place to visit. The National History Museum is the most important museum in Albania and contains a well-documented history of the country.

The museum is divided into eight pavilions: Antiquity, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Independence, Iconography, National Liberation Anti-fascism War, Communist Terror, and Mother Teresa. The Pavilion of Communist Terror hosts images, documents and videos of the persecution suffered by the Albanians during the communist regime.
A visit here can take up to three hours, so pace yourself!

Prize: 500 Lek/person since 1 January 2020
-400 leke/person for groups more than 12 persons
-Free entry for children under 12 years old 
-Reduced prize for students who have student card
-Reduced prize for children from 12-18 years old 
-Reduced prize for orphans, disabled and retired people
Free entry days for all:
– 18 April, International Days of Monuments and Culture Heritage 
– 18 May, International Days of Museums
– 21 May, World Day for cultural diversity for Dialogue and Development
– 29 September, National Day of Heritage/European Days of Cultural Heritage 
– 28 November, Independence Day (only for albanian citizens);
– 29 November, Liberation Day (only for albanian citizens);
– The last Sunday of each month (only for albanian citizens).

“Skënderbej” Square

+ 355 4 2223977

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Tuesday- Sunday 10 AM–5 PM
Monday Closed

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