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Museum of Macedonia description and photos - Macedonia: Skopje. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The name in English is Museum of Macedonia.
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The Museum of Macedonia in Skopje was formed by combining three museums: archaeological, historical and ethnological. The Archaeological Museum opened earlier than others - in 1924. This year is also considered the date of the establishment of the National Museum of Macedonia. During the existence of the Socialist Republic of Macedonia, the museum was known as the National Museum of Macedonia.
The museum is located on the territory of Old Charshia (bazaar), not far from the local fortress. Its area is 10 thousand square meters, of which 6 thousand square meters. reserved for permanent and temporary exhibitions. The museum includes the Kurshumli-An caravanserai - a historical monument built in the 16th century. Now it hosts an exhibition of stone sculpture. In addition, the museum has branches in the cities of Resen, Kochan, Valandovo and in the villages of Bitushe, Galichnik and Gorno Vranovtsi.
The Museum of Macedonia can be divided into thematic sections: anthropological, archaeological, ethnological, historical, art history. The archaeological collection consists of artifacts dating from the Neolithic to the Middle Ages. These items were found during excavations in ancient cities and ancient necropolises of the country. The historical collection of the museum tells about the beliefs, politics and culture of Macedonia from the time of the Ottoman rule until the end of the Second World War. The ethnological department is dedicated to folk architecture, customs, folk crafts. Here you can see old costumes decorated with embroidery, jewelry, musical instruments, household items, carpets, etc.
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