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Ethnographic Museum

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Address: 2 Doctor S.Chomakov str., Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
Phone Number: 359 32 624 261
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A heavenly experience!

It was a lovely experience! Marvelous house, the stony pathways, the wonderful flowers, fountain and birdsong. A heavenly experience!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Stefana M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum is located in a beautiful historic house in the center of the old city. It contains quite a few rooms, showing different aspects of Bulgarian culture, history, and how life used to be. Despite the variety, we found ourselves bored quite quickly. Perhaps because the design and layout of the exhibitions is pretty random and not very captivating.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a lovely experience! Marvelous house, the stony pathways, the wonderful flowers, fountain and birdsong. A heavenly experience!

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Thank Stefana M
Haifa, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A very beautiful house and a lovely garden. The public WC is in the garden. The house itself is very impressive. The jewelry collection is unique and beautiful. The farming tools exhibition was of less interest to us (one room was enough). Across the street and a bit up is a crafts center with several artists that is worth a... More 

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This stunning 19th-century house houses a fantastic collection of historical and ethnographic exhibits. Gorgeous gardens as well. A visit here gives you a real feeling for Old Plovdiv. A must.

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Thank DCDiplomat
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is definitely worth visiting; especially if you are interested in history and culture and have not seen other house museums in Bulgaria. Each room displays a different craft practised. The displays set a scene of the tools used for each craft as well as the products where possible. Crafts include jewellery making, dairy production, agriculture, clothes and accesories... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our wedding ceremony at Church Konstantin and Elena aross from the museum. Our 100 guests from abroad were then invited to visit the museum, enjoy cocktails and snacks and take pictures at the Enthographic museum's yard while we were doing out wedding photoshoot. The guests truly enjoyed the afternoon and we are very thankful to the museum to... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go to Plovdiv, take 30-40min of your time and visit this museum. It is worth it. Different rooms are arranged in a traditional style and represent different aspects of life a century or two back. It is well set up, well maintained and takes you to a different time, different place. Entrance fee is ridculously cheap (do not... More 

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Doonan, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Unlike many museums this house dedicates separate rooms to the local crafts and culture with simple explanations to educate but not intimidate. We certainly learnt a great deal about the history of Bulgaria from this very impressive building.

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Thank lordgarner
Amissville, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

This little museum provides insight into life in Croatia. Lots of costumes, farm implements, and a few weapons. It's a little hard to find and you must climb several flights of stairs to get here.

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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

The museum houses a great exhibition on typical Bulgarian clothes and items from the time of the Renaissance. I was surprised by the very good condition of the building. There is a place on the second floor where you can just sit and watch the garden though the windows, which was amazing. While in Plovdiv, the museum is a must,... More 

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