Museum of the Macedonian Struggle Tours

Skopje's Museum of the Macedonian Struggle features 13 exhibits detailing Macedonia history from the beginning of its resistance against Ottoman rule through its declaration of independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. Visitors can take a look at each exhibit to see artifacts from different periods in history, from weapons and documents to furniture and artwork. Travelers will also see more than 100 wax figures of historical Macedonian figures throughout the museum, as well as portraits of the most important revolutionaries and intellectuals in Macedonian history and paintings of important historical scenes.

Guided tours are available to take visitors through the exhibits and past Macedonia's original Declaration of Independence. The museum even opened on Sept. 8, 2011, the country's Independence Day.

Practical Info

The Museum of the Macedonian Struggle is located on the Old Town side of the Vardar River, just across the Stone Bridge from Macedonia Square and not far from the Museum of Archaeology and the Holocaust Memorial Center. It is within easy walking distance of most central Skopje hotels.
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Address: Str. Iljo Vojvoda, Skopje, Macedonia
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Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Skopje Full-Day Tour Including Millennium Cross and Matka Canyon

Discover landmarks and attractions including the Millennium Cross and Matka Canyon on this full-day tour of Skopje. Explore the historic streets of Skopje’s Old Town with a guide and discover top city attractions including Macedonia Square, Porta Macedonia, Skopje Fortress and the Stone Bridge. Take the cable car to the Millennium Cross on Vodno Mountain and visit the village of Gorno Nerezi, home to the Church of St Panteleimon. Then, delve into the Matka Canyon — where natural caves and medieval monasteries hide in the dense forests.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Half Day Walking Tour of Old and New Skopje

Discover top attractions in the Republic of Macedonia’s capital on this half-day walking tour of old and new Skopje. Follow a guide through the bustling city of Skopje, home to contemporary statues, charming squares and busy boutiques around Macedonia Square. Then, cross the Stone Bridge into the Old Town and take a step back into Skopje’s colorful past. Explore Skopje Fortress — widely considered among Skopje’s most important sites — and admire Byzantine and Ottoman architecture in the Old Bazaar. Along the way, take in Mustapha Pasha Mosque and Kapan Han.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Skopje Walking Tour

Touring Skopje independently may leave you only scratching the surface of the city’s history and cultural heritage. This small-group walking tour ensures a deeper and wider appreciation, with a guide to show you around the new city center and old quarter. Explore the main square, Mother Teresa Memorial House, and Stone Bridge; and delve into the Ottoman-style Old Bazaar district, all while hearing detail and history you’d miss if alone.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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