Shkoder Historical Museum, Shkoder

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Inside a traditional Albanian house, you'll find the Shkoder Historical Museum, where each room of the house showcases a different aspect of Albanian life. The main reception room is the highlight, with a large relief carved above the fireplace, couches lining the walls, and glass cases protecting traditional costumes. A separate room with a stone floor showcases coins and metal tools. The last communist leader of the country lived in the house. Note that if the museum is not busy, they may lock the door. Make Shkoder Historical Museum part of your personalized Shkoder itinerary using our Shkoder road trip planning website .
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  • August 14, 2017
    Simply nothing. We went there and a guy kindly, asked us that we wanted to see that there only had what saw architecture, than to see pictures to another Museum.
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  • July 6, 2017
    Old style exhibition in a so and so renovated house. To be honest, Shkoder is a fantastic city to stay and to visit, but I could have done without this museum.  more »
  • June 6, 2017
    A very disappointing museum in a poorly kept building down a dingy side street. Not really worth a visit other than passing the time. No brochures or information available or curator in attendance whe...  more »
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  • September 3, 2016
    Cool
  • April 6, 2016
    perfect
  • February 13, 2017
    Museum of history of Shkodra, an old building and contents of the antique and collectibles belonged to an era worth exploring.
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  • December 30, 2016
    bukur

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Choose from a small selection of hotels around the center of Shkoder, ranging from inexpensive to more of a splurge. Some accommodations reside in Communist-style buildings, while others feature standard hotel decor. Shkoder has undergone an impressive renewal, with a large pedestrian street lined with cafes and restaurants. Try to stay close to this main strip to experience Shkoder at its liveliest.
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