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Ethnographic Museum of Kruja gets restored with cutting-edge technology

TIRANA, May 18 /ATA/ The Ethnographic Museum of Kruja is carefully restored and enhanced with cutting-edge technology by the EU4Culture programme, led by the experts at UNOPS.

The EU delegation in Tirana shared today in the social media images from the restoration of this museum with a rich cultural heritage.

The Ethnographic Museum of Kruja is one of the most precious monuments of Albania’s cultural and historical heritage.

This museum has undergone the restoration process through the European Union Program “EU4Culture”, with the support of a conservation team from the Institute of Conservation at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, alongside Albanian specialists engaged in the process of restoration and revitalization of the monument.

This museum is an important attraction and among the most visited by tourists from all over the world who want to get acquainted with the Albanian culture.

The Ethnographic Museum of Kruja is located inside the Kruja Castle. This museum was built in the house of the Toptani family. It is a balcony-type building dating back to 1764. The house is a Category I Cultural Monument.

In the internal and external premises of the museum, there is put on display a complete view of the crafts practiced in Kruja and throughout Albania as well as the way of life of the population over 300 years ago.