National Museum of Medieval Art, Korce

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The National Museum of Medieval Art is a Albanian national museum dedicated to medieval art and history in Korçë, Albania. The museum is located on Fan Noli Boulevard in the south-east of the city of Korça. It was established on April 24, 1980 and the building was reconstructed on October 04, 2016 with the cooperation of the city municipality and the Greek Government found.
The museum has over 7,000 art and cultural items, mainly icons, stone, wooden, metal and textile works representing various moments in Albania's iconography development. In the principal hall there are many works from anonymous artists of the 13th-14th century and well-known ones including Onufri, Onufër Qiprioti, Teacher Kostandini, Jeromak Shpataraku, David Selenica, and the Zografi Brothers.
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  • One of the most interested museums I have ever seen. Full of icons of saints, same of them are unique not only for the city but all Balkans. I visited the laboratory where they fix the icons and was....  more »
  • The whole family enjoyed the museum. Beautiful! It was a little pricey for such a small museum but it was enjoyable.  more »
  • This is a world class collection of Byzantine / Orthodox ikons which would not look out of place in a museum in New York, and far better than anything London could offer. Presentation of exhibits is breathtaking. If there is only one thing you need to come to Albania for, this is it.
  • Great architechture and design of museum. Each room is wonderfully presented. Knowledgeable staff explain the exhibition.

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