Bay of the Bones Museum, Ohrid

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Explore Macedonia's ancient history at Bay of the Bones Museum, a reconstructed lake dwelling with elements from Ohrid's Bronze Age, Iron Age, and Roman civilizations. Walk across the wooden bridge to the pile dwellings, built on a platform on the lake, and see a wide array of artifacts on display that were found on the lakebed. Get up-close looks at pottery, tools, and other household objects inside the main building on the shore, itself a remnant from Roman times. As you wander the village, imagine the way its residents would have lived thousands of years ago, surviving off the resources around the lake and sheltering in their clay and reed huts. Keep in mind that the museum is in an outdoor setting, so dress appropriately. To visit Bay of the Bones Museum on your holiday in Ohrid, and find out what else Ohrid has to offer, use our Ohrid.
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  • Although heavily popularized in recent years, the Bay of the Bones Museum probably needs no advertisement. It hides an amazing story of thousands of years long settlement, which has been found deep...  more »
  • The museum is small but you will learn something new. The Roman castle offers a great view of the lake and the surrounding area. The entrance ticket is 100 mkd for adults and only 30 mkd for...  more »
  • Nice place to visit, nothing special but if you pass via this road you can park here and see this place.
  • You should visit this beautiful place if you are into history and/or nature. The houses are authentic, the views are stunning, the water is crystal clear, the entrance fee is reasonable. Unluckily there are only few pieces of information available on spot, there should be a bit more available for people who want to know this place.

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