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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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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Fabulous museum

I admit that I enjoy museums. This is one of the best museums I've seen. Why do I like it? It is in a lovely old building. The exhibits are beautifully displayed. Items are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Charlotte, NC
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Charlotte, NC
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107 reviews 107 reviews
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I admit that I enjoy museums. This is one of the best museums I've seen. Why do I like it? It is in a lovely old building. The exhibits are beautifully displayed. Items are clearly labeled, and in English. There is a very good "flow". That is, you start the visit seeing the earliest items, and walk through the rooms... More 

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Lviv, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is one of the largest museums in Bulgaria, you will see here many interesting exhibitions and objects from different period of the region history. The most celebrate exibit is 'Gold of Varna' and its really worth to see. We spent here more then two hours, our excursion was amazing.

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

If you like museums and local history, this museum has an amazing collection of artefacts from digs in the local area, including a full skeleton adorned with gold, dating back before Egytpian and Roman times. A unique collection if you have some time on your hands.

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Constanta
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Museum is one of the most important and well known from Black Sea coast, for instance net superior than similar one from Constanta town. Is well divided in multiple sections and includes too many masterpieces, especially in orthodocs wood icons. Do not miss, before walking in Sea Gardens.

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Bolzano, Italy
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

... and make sure that you go with a guide. I had an excellent guide that made this visit to a traditional museum about ancient history a good learning experience.

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Haifa, Israele
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great collectiion of archaeological artifacts,nice presentation,worth a visit No facillities for disabled persons.there is no option to buy cheaper tickets for students or older persons Haven't met the guide

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I went to visit a friend of mine working at the museum and to see the new display on the Thracian gold. The museum is very well put together but was still going through major renovations while I was there.

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Richland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This museum has displays of the earliest human crafted gold, found in west Varna at the other end of Lake Varna - truly incredible to see. I also really enjoyed the display of coins over history. It is an excellent reminder of the crossroads of civilization that Varna and Bulgaria in general are to the world.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I found a lot of useful information in the Varna Archaeological Museum. Also, there works very intelligent and clever guide, you explained all details, which interested me.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The Varna Archaeological Museum is large. Takes quite some time to run through it all, but definitely worth a trip there. You can get 'museumed-out' on trips, but this would be one to see in your travels. The main town is not much to see, so spend the time at the museum.

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