Bay of the Bones Museum, Ohrid

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 tour itinerary builder website .
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  • Nice that divers have found this and also good to see that the weather is built handsome piece of work you could have used
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  • Very interesting place to visit. Fascinating museum in open space, where prehistoric way of life is displayed and you can feel how those people really lived in houses on thewater...  more »
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  • Honestly, a bit boring. It is worth a stop through on your way somewhere else but not worth a special trip. The staff is friendly and helpful but there is no "Wow" factor. Good for scenes of the lake.
  • Bay of Bones is a very interesting area about 12 km from Ohrid. It has lots of houses built on water. It was the first time when I saw something like this. The place is quiet. Then we go to an alley on the hill in the immediate vicinity. There are several belview places.
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