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Old-fashioned museum

Access to the Archaeological Museum is quite difficult and somewhat unconventional: in front of the... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2019
Lucian M
Constanta, Romania
Just one of the museums, but still good to be seen

There are some more interesting museums of Veliko Tarnovo, like the Prison museum and the... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2018
Damjan D
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Jul 21, 2019
“Old-fashioned museum”
Jul 11, 2018
“Could be better”
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Reviewed July 21, 2019

Access to the Archaeological Museum is quite difficult and somewhat unconventional: in front of the Library there are a series of steps descending towards the rear of the building. When we visited the Museum in that area were some works of restoration of the street,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lucian M
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Unfortunately, if you are not a Bulgarian citizen, you will not be able to understand too much. Translations are not available on all presented elements. The building, despite the degradation, is beautiful especially the entrance and the garden. With some efforts this museum could be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

There are some more interesting museums of Veliko Tarnovo, like the Prison museum and the Historical museum - they all can be visited with a bundle ticket. The yard behind the building is very romantic, with some columns and statues and resembles an Italian patio.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Damjan D
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This museum, like sevral others from the region houses a rich collection of toold, statues, utensils and other historical objects that reflect the long and rich history oif the region and the multiple cultures that established communities here. The Museum is quite visible from belowm,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed December 17, 2017

The Archaeological Museum is close to three other museums of Veliko Tarnovo, all related to the towns history. Entry is included in the two-days combined ticket for 10 museums. Quite attractive is the old stone building, in which the museum is housed, with arcades and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed May 1, 2017

This museum visit was a disappointment - partially also because it could easily do much better. The archaeological museum in Sofia is simply fantastic - and there are a lot of archaeological treasures in Bulgaria. The main problem with this museum was the lack of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank MrLoo
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Well presented historical exhibition covering periods from antiquity to modernity. Rich collection of historical material and trained museum workers. There is plenty to see and learn.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 1nafets
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Very nice building in a perfect location. The museum is a must see. The garden in from is a piece of heaven.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Mariya_Stan
Reviewed August 17, 2016

This 400 year old stone and wood house has been tastefully restored to its former state . Interesting to wander through but our guide gave us too much information! Interesting that they used a heating system in the bedrooms rather than open fireplace

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Suzanne2303
Reviewed July 3, 2016

We stopped by for 30 minutes.... They have a few nice pieces and it was nice to pay/contribute the admission fee to help the museum

Date of experience: May 2016
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