Museum City of Skopje, Skopje

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Set in the building of a former railway station, Museum City of Skopje boasts a collection of art and archaeological, historical, and ethnological items dating from about 3,000 BCE to the present day. On the building's partially ruined exterior notice the clock, which stopped at 5.17 a.m.--the moment when the 1963 earthquake nearly demolished the city. Seek out the museum's most treasured item--the 6,000-year-old, 15 cm (6 in) clay statuette of Adam, discovered in 2000. The skillfully crafted figurine showing ribs, spine, and even a belly button is among the top ten Neolithic artifacts in the world. Plan to visit Museum City of Skopje during your Skopje vacation using our convenient Skopje driving holiday planning app .
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  • A photographic Museum with the documentation after the earthquake of 1963. The place looks abandoned seeds. Without protection, without gatekeepers.
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  • At the end looks building and within walking distance to the new town from the Mother Teresa Memorial. Built in Tange's design after the earthquake, the clock refers to the time of the earthquake.
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  • In 1963 there was a major earthquake here in Skopje, help from all over the world poured in to care for the sick and injured and feed the homeless. The train station in which this museum is housed was...  more »
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  • Nice museum in old railway station which was partly demolished in 1963 earthquake. Just a right wing is available, the rest is demolished. Inside are just 4 rooms, 1st is some necklaces and so, second is dedicated to 1st elevator in Skopje from beginning of the 20st century and you can also step into the elevator, which is nice. Secondly the ground floor is from period before Christ. 3rd room is dedicated to earthquake, which is really nice and detailed with pictures and newspapers from that time from all round the world. 4th room is empty dedicated to some art, which is not there. Entry is free! Overal nice, but building need reconstruction soon.
  • If you're a tourist visiting Skopje, you have to visit the Skopje museum. It's well worth the visit.
  • In august 2017 was not yet completed. Few interesting things. Ideal for half hour in a rainy day if you're not from Macedonia
  • Really interesting museum to know about Skopje's history after the earthquake. Free entrance and the guide was very kind with us explaining all the things.
  • Worth a visit! Doesn't look inviting from the outside but definitely worth checking out!! No admission fee :-)
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