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Self-guided tour in Varna Archaeological Museum + ticket

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    The inauguration of the Varna Archaeological Museum and its further development is closely connected with the names of the two brothers Herman and Karel Škorpil, Czechs by origin, who came to help with the education and culture of their sister Slavonic nation following the Liberation of Bulgaria from the Turkish Yoke. In 1894 they permanently settled in Varna. On 12 December 1901, a group of socially active figures and teachers established the Varna Archaeological Society that for decades since has been the basic motivating power for interest and study in the history of Varna, Varna Region, and Northeast Bulgaria. The inauguration of an archaeological museum was a task of prime importance for the Society. 

    The building was originally constructed to be a Girls High School between 1892–1898 after the design of the famous Bulgarian architect Petko Momchilov. The architectural style is new renaissance. The building comprises of a basement area and two floors. It nearly forms a complete square and includes a spacious inner yard. Some of the rooms and the corridors are decorated with wall paintings. A continuous corridor runs throughout the whole building, leading to the exhibition rooms.
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    Departure Point
    Bul. Maria Louisa 41, Varna 9000, Bulgaria
    Departure Time
    10am until 5pm
    Duration
    2h
    Inclusions
    • E-guide
    • Ticket
    • Entry/Admission - Varna Archaeological Museum
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
    • Transportation to/from attractions
    • Exhibitions
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Please note this is not an actual ticket. You will be receiving the second voucher to have an access to the museum.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    an amazing museum and a must to see when visiting Varna. A lot of treasures and history to learn while visiting, and really cheap entrance

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    hyanev, TO at VIP-Sliven Ltd - VisitBulgaria - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hello, thanks for your review! We appreciate it. That's one of the best museums in Bulgaria and the self-guided tour is always an excellent option. Now you know Bulgaria's glorious pas better. Best regards, Hristo

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