The Kliment Ohridski National and University Library in Skopje(1944) holds 2.5 million volumes and is the largest collection in the country. The District of Skopje Public Library has 953,000 volumes.
In Skopje are the Fine Arts Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Museum of the City of Skopje. There are also several archaeological and historical museums. The National Museums, specializing in archeology and ethnology, are in Ohrid and Stip, and there is an Islamic Art museum in Bitola. In Strumica is the Institute for Protection of Cultural Monuments, Natural Rarities, and Museum.