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“Oldest gold jewelery”

National Institute of Archaeology with Museum
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Owner description: The National Institute of Archaeology with Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences covers the complete study of the culture of tribes and peoples who have occupied present day Bulgaria from the remote past until the 18th century. The Museum of Archaeology hosts the most numerous collections in Bulgaria and its exhibitions reveal it as one of the most important centers in the country for promotion of the cultural heritage of present day Bulgaria. NIAM-BAS was established in 1949 as a follower and successor of the Department of Valuables - part of the Library established in Sofia in 1879 and reformed into a National Museum in 1892 - and the Bulgarian Institute of Archaeology (1921), which was the first academic institute in Bulgaria.
Cuernavaca, Mexico
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“Oldest gold jewelery”
Reviewed October 19, 2012

Make sure not to miss this Museum to admire some of the oldest pieces of gold jewelery in the world. If you happen to be also in Varna, a visit to the museum is a must.

Visited October 2012
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“An absolute must if you are interested in the past”
Reviewed October 1, 2012

This museum in a converted mosque contains treasures from all over Bulgaria and one could spend a morning there. I visited with an archaeology/history group at the end of a tour of Bulgaria so it was the perfect summary of all we had seen

Visited September 2012
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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great stones!”
Reviewed August 27, 2012

Some really nice old stone sculptures - and one treat was the stone "table" with holes cut into it for standard liquid measures, at least that's what I think it was for.

Visited August 2012
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Netanya, Israel
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“very impressive”
Reviewed August 23, 2012

relics and artifacts from varous eras,
cheap admition (student card discount is significant)
it's a small museum - we were out within 30min

Visited August 2012
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“Not so Impressed”
Reviewed July 11, 2012

I was expecting something more wow.
It's on the walk between the attractions, so you might as well see it.

Visited July 2012
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