National Ethnographic Museum in Kruje, Kruje

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  • August 12, 2017
    The museum is 2 minutes walk from the Skanderbeg museum and it pays to visit there. There is a nice collection of ethnographic items in a unique old family house  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    Situated in the Castle, this museum is located in the House of the influential family of the Toptani, at the time, the ruling family in Kruja, in a traditional 19th century Ottoman-style house. Opened in 1989, itself already contains the demonstration of economic independence of the same House Toptani (there they produced food, beverages, hides and weapons. In addition, the House was equipped with hammam and water mill) and, in addition, discusses the trades practiced at Kruja and in Albania, as well as the style of Albanian life 300 years ago. In Albania there are mole homes like this, but this is particularly beautiful in the museum exposes objects in ceramic, wood, stone, iron, cotton, silk, wool, different embroideries. The age of these specimens varies from 60-70 to 500 years.
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  • August 8, 2017
    Opposite the Castle fortress of Kruje, there is this beautiful Museum, opened in 1989, housed in a home built in 1769. It is on two floors and is painted in Islamic style. Has beautiful traditional costumes (both Catholics and Muslims), some of which are embroidered in gold or silver thread, finely embroidered or crocheted kits. Wonderful is the bride's room, located next to the hammam, designed to heat nearby rooms. Then there is the nursery, they ate separately from adults. Rural tools of daily life are visible: the press, the grindstone, you need to prepare the raki; the Carpenter's tools. There was straw, leather and it produced bricks, iron, ceramic. Interesting wine cellar where perishable foods were kept. The ceiling has 300 and was made of cypress wood. We benefited from the excellent museum guide who speaks fluent Italian.
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