Explore National Libraries and Museums

You might want to visit these libraries and museums during your stay in Tirana.

National Library of Albania

Agolli Library

Summer Library

The Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Church bookstore

The bookstore of the Orthodox Church on Kavaja Street

Genziah Book Center

National History Museum 

National Archaeological Museum:

BunkArt Museum Tirana:

House of Leaves (Museum of Secret Surveillance) 


The Bektashi Museum

The museum of Bektashism located in the Odeon Building at the Holy Seat of the World Headquarter of Bektashi Community in Tirana

It was inaugurated in 2015, as part of the religious-cultural centre. The visitor gets to know chronologically the 800 years-old history of Bektashee through documents, photos and relics, starting with the Quran and the Prophet Mohammad. A special attention is given to the founder of the Bektashee Hajji Bektash Veli and other protagonists.

Other sections of the museum are dedicated to the aims and purpose of Bektashism, its role in the Albanian national movement, the Bektashi congresses, and the structural organisation the Bektashi Community in six seats. Relics of the Bektashee World Leaders, books and vestments are displayed, and monitors show views of different tekkes, historical events and the Ashura ceremony.