Onufri National Iconographic Museum in Berat - Albania

Onufri National Iconographic Museum in Berat

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The Museum is named “Onufri”, in honour to the Albanian painting Headmaster of XVI Century. The Cathedral is rebuilt during the 1797, and it is the most representative monument of post Byzantine architecture in Berat town.

The museum collection is constituted with 173 objects chosen from a fund of 1500 objects, belonging to the fund of Albanian Churches and Monasteries as well as to Berat, where you can find 106 Icons and 67 Liturgical objects, created from Albanian Iconographical painters during XIV-XX centuries: Onufri, Onufri’s son, Nikola, Cypriot Onufri, David Selenica, Kostandin Shpataraku and Cetirs Brothers and a lot of anonymous painters. The Iconostasis of the Cathedral “Assumption of Saint Mary” (1806) is among the best achievements of the nineteenth-century Albanian wood-carving masters.

Website:http://www.muzeumet-berat.al Opening Hours May - October, Every Day9:00 - 18:00 November - April, Tuesday- Saturday, Sunday9:00 - 16:00, 9:00 - 14:00 Tickets  Adult 200 Lek  

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