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Museum of Macedonian Struggle

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The Museum of the Macedonian Struggle, being a specialized museum of historical exhibitions, was originally aimed to present the historical, cultural and revolutionary traditions of Macedonia and the Macedonian people in their perennial struggle to...more
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Str. Iljo Vojvoda No. BB, Skopje 1000, Republic of North Macedonia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the museum early in the morning when it was almost empty. The very concept of creating a historical museum based on wax figures is quite unique yet, after visiting a few rooms gets incredibly repetitive. The museum gave us an overall perspective on...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank paul_tarnol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If in Skopje, this is a 'muest see'. Extremely well portrayed museum of more recent Macedonian history. Helps put the complex dynamics of the last century in perspective.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well organized museum to show in an interested way the history of the Macedonian people. Good luck in understanding the complexity of this part of the world. It's more complicated than the Middle East

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Bechara C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this specialist museum BEFORE visiting the the Skopje City museum (located in the old railway building). Advice visiting the Museum of Macedonian struggle After the city museum, as that way round will help with understanding, especially if, like us, this is your first...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Linda H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum does a great job of explaining Macedonian history through its struggles. You can read everything in English or get a tour guide.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Nick K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting museum explaining the story of Macedonian struggle throughout the years. The wax figures inside looks really like alive! This Museum is a good alternative to a hot sunny day outside.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Macedonia can seem fiercely patriotic. This explains why. Over many years it’s people have received short thrift from Bulgaria, the Ottoman Empire, and the Serbs, not to say the communist dictatorship of Tito, the latter appearing more benign to outsiders. Detailed displays explain the history...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ronfromglasgow
Reviewed June 8, 2019

The Museum is characteristic for young nation's build up of national narratives. It has a technical and artistic up-to-date exhibition, very fancy and impressive, representing different episodes and people from the Macedonian's national movement's tragic struggle to fight for an independent Macedonia - from Thessaloniki...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank martin609
Reviewed May 2, 2019

IT OPEN IN 2011, you will see all the things whic relarte to make country indipence, from yugoslavia they have around 100 figures of heros , it has 16 diffrent dept.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Hitesh S
Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

We opted for the guided tour around the museum (same price as doing it without guide-300 each). The tour took an hour and our guide pointed out what some of the paintings were about and who the wax models were. We felt like we were...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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