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Durres Archaeological Museum

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Rruga Taulantia, Durres, Albania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being quickly disappointed with Durres' dirty streets and appalling seaside I decided to look for this museum, which I found quickly. As it was a national holiday, I was the only one inside, and entrace was free. The museum displays the history of Durres from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful museum featuring all sorts of displays of ancient history when Durrës was Dyrrachion of Illyria. All sorts of statues, amphorae, coins, pottery, and architectural remnants can be found here. Apparently in 2019 one of the upper floors will open featuring items...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well displayed artifacts. Love the Grecian urns and large structural pieces. Located in town near the beach carnival.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravelwithCarol2017
Reviewed November 8, 2018

With Albanian friends, we visited the museum and one of the staff spontaneously decided to give us a guided tour of the main floor. She pointed out that the museum is still expanding its exhibits so future visitors will unquestionably find even more fascinating material...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve H
Reviewed October 15, 2018

A good archeological museum. Nice and light with the objects set out really well. My favourite items were the gold jewellry.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lakelover908
Reviewed October 7, 2018

This museum is modern and well laid out and contains many interesting items from small coins to large statues. Most items have information in English and the front receptionist was very eager to answer any questions about the exhibits. Don't miss the largest intact glass...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

One if the things that delighted me in Durres the most. Informative, new, recording the history of Durres. Highly recommended

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tereza M
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

It a must if in the area. Very nice collection. Not too far from the colosseum. We enjoyed it very much.

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed September 1, 2018

A great place to save yourself from the heat and see good examples of Greek and Roman art.When I visited it I was only working on the first floor.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kostakiev
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This beautiful museum is a big surprise. The collection, unlike the western European museums, is not completely hidden behind glass

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Robin W | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the museum is open daily except Mondays but I could be mistaken. The hours are unusual and something like 9am to 11am and 4pm to 7pm. They are closed in the middle of the day. My guide book had the hours... More