Aleksandër Moisiu’s House-Museum

Historic Building and Museum in Durrës

Ethnographic Museum Of Durrës
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This museum was opened in 1982, in an traditional Ottoman House, near the Durrës Amphitheater. The road leading to it is runs along the inside of the old byzantine walls of the historic city. The structure is made of made of stone and wood in a typical Albanian style of the last century. The building has a traditional çardak or a type of balcony found on the top floor reserved for guests or relaxation. The museum is has several spacious, well-lit, sunny rooms. The front yard, with its well is covered with flagstones with a grass garden.

The ethnographic museum shows the traditional clothing of the region, copper kettles, teapots etc. The museum has a dedicated section to Aleksandër Moisiu, an renown Albanian stage actor who has popular in the early part of the 20 century. This building was home to Aleksandër Moisiu while he was a child.

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Visiting Aleksandër Moisiu’s House-Museum

Address: Rruga Kolonel Tomson Durrës Albania
Duration: 30 minutes

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