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Varna Archaeological Museum

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Address: 41, Bul. Maria Louisa, Varna 9000, Bulgaria
Phone Number: 52 681030
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A must see place

IF YOU ARE A HISTORY addicted person or you may interested in finding the roots of ppl of place you visit,this museum is exactly the place you must visit.. just find a good museum... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

IF YOU ARE A HISTORY addicted person or you may interested in finding the roots of ppl of place you visit,this museum is exactly the place you must visit.. just find a good museum leader to explain about each salons as it is a big place to visit.. you need more than 5 hours to visit this place

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Ploiesti, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I was visiting the Varna Archaeological Museum in a rainy day in August. The museum is located in the Nearby of Varna Municipality, close to the bus station Museum-2 / МУЗЕЯ-2. There are many artefacts that are worth to be seen in the museum, but the most interesting was the gold treasures discovered in the Varna Necropolis. This is the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

There are so many things you would want to see if you are into history and archeology! There are artifacts from the Roman Empire - tombstones and signs, what amazed me were the coins that have Emperors's faces on them - I actually had a look back in time. You can also see how people in this land lived in... More 

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Kfar Saba, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I've been at this museum with my daughter (7 y.o.) we visit just one floor due to lack of time. However, we could see a great part of the history, also well explained in English. The place was very quite and clean, the attention was very nice. Recommended for those to love prehistoric stuffs. The entrance fee is 10 Leva... More 

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Macon, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This museum is well thought out, with great collections and useful accompanying information. (The English translations are accurate and idiomatic.) Well worth a visit, budgeting at least 2 hours. Highlights include: the oldest gold jewelry ever discovered (created by the a Black Sea coastal culture in the 5th millenium BC); lots of impressive Thracian artifacts, including an exceedingly rare statue... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

It's a great museum and deserves two or three hours for both floors. There is a lot of reading to do but it tells a good story about Varna. The Greek jewellery is amazing. It's a pity no photography is permitted, an unusual rule compared to international museums.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Very interesting collection of prehistoric artefacts as well as truly impressive pieces of Thracian gold jewellery. Educational, interesting, beautiful.

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Newhall, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We were looking forward to seeing the world's oldest gold on an old skeleton, so this was the highlight for us. However, unlike in Sofia's more light and airy archaeological museum, it did not allow photography, even without flash. As we arrived rather late in the day, we had to hurry to see all of it before closing time, so... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

An interesting place for people who likes aicent stuff. There are Varna treasure which were found in the tombs at the lake area, many icons and other things.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Definitively a place to visit. After 2 hours we were tired, so the second part of the museum, the religious art which don't interest us much anyway, was just glanced over.

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