Museum of the Republic of North Macedonia

Skopje, North Macedonia

Museum of the Republic of North Macedonia is a national institution and one of the oldest museums in the country. It was created by joining three museum in one. The three museum that were unified were the archaeological, historical and ethnological museum, of which the archaeological museum was the oldest one; it was opened in 1924 and that date is considered as an establishing date of the national museum.

The museum has got total area of 10.000 m², of which 6000 м² are meant for permanent or temporal exhibitions. The institution is of complex character, which means it gathers, keeps, conserves and presents the national Macedonian historical and cultural heritage. Within the museum is the Kuršumli An, a historical monument that was built in the 16th century.



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Founded: 1924
Category: Museums in North Macedonia

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Irena Kolistrkoska Nasteva (22 months ago)
Ethnology, History of Art, History - 3 in one. Super!
point RSM (2 years ago)
I realy liked this place..recomended..
SuperStevce (2 years ago)
Great experience. I liked it better than the new museum.
Jo Jo (3 years ago)
The museum is situated in an interesting building, which seems to be left a bit abandoned. The exhibition is split into 2 parts... both of which are in different halls within the same complex. The first part is a nice displayed related to the history of Macedonia; but too much reading looses interest.... The second half of the exhibition is a large collection of cultural related artefacts. Unfortunately this is displayed in a very old fashioned style with small captions. The place has potential but needs investment. Overall it was interesting to understand Macedonian culture & history. I would recommend to visit this place while wondering around the old bazaar.
Nicholas Azzopardi (3 years ago)
Very interesting information can be found here about the history of Macedonia and how their lives were affected by the wars that took place around them. Sadly the musuem is not that maintained and it would be better if they spent some time and money to properly restore it, All in all, worth the visit if history interests you.
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