Skanderbeg National Museum in Kruja - Albania

Skanderbeg National Museum in Kruja

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The National Museum Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu, also known as the Skanderbeg Museum and the Kruja Museum, is located in Kruja and is one of the most visited in Albania. The inauguration of the museum was made on 1 November 1982 in the castle of Kruja. At the same time, this museum has the character of a memorial that is treated as a northern Albanian tower. Architects of the museum are Pirro Vaso and Pranvera Hoxha. The museum complex has been distributed in several locations that are chronologically visited by events. This museum was built in the famous Kruja fortress, the headquarters of the arberian state and the personification of the defeat of the Ottoman armies, for three consecutive years, in the nineteenth century. XV. In this museum are exhibited many original objects, documents and bibliographies, authentic reproductions that speak clearly about the history of the Albanian people in the 20th century. XV and beyond. In this museum are counted pavilions such as the pavilion of antiquity and early medieval, the pavilion of Albanian principals, the Ottoman invasion and facing this invasion, the pavilion of medieval castles, the Albanian resistance, Skanderbeg's chancellery, the library, the hall of the princes Pinocotheque and finally the heritage and eco-hall. In these pavilions are exposed ceramic, bronze, iron, copper, various facsimiles, original icons, inscriptions, bell of 1462, original swords of the century. XV etc. Opening Hours  May - October, Every Day09:00 - 19:00 October - April, Every Day09:00-14:00 & 16:00-19:00, Sunday: 09:00 - 19:00 Tickets  200 Lek Skanderbeg National Museum

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