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Open Air Ethnographic Museum ETAR

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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Gabrovo 5309, Bulgaria
+359 66 810 560
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All reviews ethnographic museum traditional bulgarian bread sweet shop few hours worth a visit veliko tarnovo nice walk old style magical place xix century craft workshops piece of history entry fee reconstructed village take your time tourist sites
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Reviewed 1 week ago

SImilar to Strubridge, MA, this village re-creates a 19th century Bulgarian village at the start of the industrial revolution by bringing actual buildings and workshops from around Bulgaria. Each building has a description in English & Bulgarian and keys to individual objects. Some of the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This a rebuilt old Bulgarian village. It shows how life was in the past, there is a sream running through the village demonstrating how the power of water was harnest to power some work shops. You walk from the car park down the right side...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lyn1900
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

It is a beautiful open air museum, full of handicraft shops. It makes feel the visitor feel like being in a fairytale. The architecture is perfectly reconstructed and the atmosphere is very pleasant. It is perfect for every kind of visitor. The only disadvantage is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jlrmar2
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Me and my wife visited this place this winter. I myself have been there in two other occasions in spring and summer, when it had a lot of more people and life. Still my wife had great time in winter, thus if you you a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank George_Rusev
Reviewed January 22, 2019

The kit is very well built, shaped and maintained. An atmosphere of a past time has been created, rich in many traditional Bulgarian customs and traditions, which are recreated according to different seasons. At the same time, outdoors there are shops of craftsmen, where you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank TerraVR
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Ethnographic Museum Etter is a wonderful place with various crafts and home activities in folklore ...

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Гинка В
Reviewed January 2, 2019

There is a place you MUST go.. It was the second time i visited this museum. Once in the summer and now in the winter.This time it was full of snow , Dressed with different coloures (white instead of green) ,the Open Air Ethnographic Museum...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank george d
Reviewed December 28, 2018

I often visit the museum of ETAR because it is in my home town where I live. During the holidays and the holidays, when there are some new events on ETAR, I go and take pictures. Anyone who has never been to ETAR can go...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank stambeto2006
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

It represents a restoration of the Bulgarian lifestyle, culture and craftsmanship. It is the first of its kind museum in Bulgaria. It is one of the 100 national tourist sites.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Kamiiiiii
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Unique Museum of Ancient Crafts! Old machines driven by the power of the springs. Very instructive for children and families. A small charming town of old houses and workshops.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Response from Sue H | Reviewed this property |
It depends on whether you stop and read the information on the buildings and talk to the people there. However an hour or two at Etara should be enough. It's out of Gabrovo. I got a lift there and back.