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History of Varna Museum

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Pretty small but lovely

As far back as I can remember - the museum is pretty small but very well arranged. I went there... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom
A museum spearheading the "historical tourism" concept in Varna.

Although the door is closed, it doesn't mean the museum itself is, help yourself inside (and close... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
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Maria Luisa Blvd 41, Varna 9000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

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...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

As far back as I can remember - the museum is pretty small but very well arranged. I went there when I was 6th grade and definetly was a lot to see of the history of my hometown. The street where the museum is -...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Although the door is closed, it doesn't mean the museum itself is, help yourself inside (and close the door behind you!). The first good surprise is that a guide greet you at the entrance after paying the entrance fee. And gosh, she knows her onions!...More

1  Thank ConnaisseurFinlande
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The museum in itself is quite small, but the guide is who really provides the info (spoke clear English, had no trouble understanding any of it). It is only about the time between independency in 1878 the second world war, but that was the time...More

2  Thank Jipafin
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

If you want to learn about Varna's recent history & meet an enthusiastic Guide full of interesting information - then this is the place for you!

1  Thank Angela G
Reviewed 20 September 2017

After trying to find this museum within the archelogical museum (very wrong, it's near the baths) we were greeted by very enthusiastic staff. We unfortunately had plans later in the day so couldn't spend too long here. This was not a problem for our guide...More

1  Thank GReed14
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The location is on 8 Noviemb str, and IS NOT as described elsewhere on Trip Advisor where it is totally confused with the Archaeological Museum. The photo is correct, that is the building, but the entrance is hard to detect. They keep the door closed...More

1  Thank Maggie_NHam
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I went in search of history unique to Varna and l was exceeding satisfied by the history the museum reflects. I was fortunate to be given a guided tour in English by the resident guide who is a fascinating lady to talk with. Many aspects...More

4  Thank SAPWanderer
Reviewed 1 May 2017

From the outside it doesn't look like much but once inside it's very interesting and compact. The on site guide added a lot of background information relating to the Bulgarian and European history

Thank AvguyKfarSaba_Israel
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We did not know what to expect, the museum is not huge and during our 2 hour visit it was quiet. The most interesting part of our museum trip was the English speaking guide 'Stefka' who told us the history of Bulgeria, Varna and explained...More

3  Thank micro1990
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The museum is particularly about the recent history of Varna. But you can also get a good impression of the Bulgarian history of the 20th and 19th century. There are not many visitors. When we were there, we had a private and free tour of...More

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