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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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An amazing part of Plovdiv Old Town

Don't miss the Ethnographic Museum and the other amazing house s in the Old Town.The local craft studios are a must to see.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Pam_B397
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is a must to be seen by travelers interested in architecture. Ottoman influence is lesser than in many of the town with a strong proper bulgarian presence. As for the museum it is not the kind of place you visit twice. It has to be rethought, upgraded and then it could become very good. Presently it is heavy... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You'll be able to see more from folklore clothing around Plovdiv area and the way people lived here in the 18th and 19th centuries. Not a "must see", but its good to spend some time

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss the Ethnographic Museum and the other amazing house s in the Old Town.The local craft studios are a must to see.

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Thank Pam_B397
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This palace-looking house deserves all your attention! Symetric style, typical for Bulgarian Revival period, green and beautiful yard and tranquillity which can provoke so many thoughts about "the good old days". Don't miss it!

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Thank Krasi N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum highlights mostly wardrobes from the past while old farmstools, potteries as well as metalworks are also showcased. Its imposing facade is very elegant in purple and gold. Though the wooden structures have become rickety over time, its ceilings depicts ornate designs. Its a short tour though and worth the hike.

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Thank Daniel A
Veliko Tarnovo Province, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this house. Lots of rooms with interesting history. I think it cost around 5lev to enter, which is very cheap and worth it.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a museum of all aspects of old Bulgarian life: costumes, art, music, furniture, crafts, farming, etc. Allow about an hour. Very interesting, and the whole exhibition has a very friendly feel to it.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Not kidding; we were in and out in 10 minutes, saw the whole collection. It's a beautiful building and garden but the inside collection was quite dull, not much information and not displayed in a very attractive way.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

With only a few days in Plovdiv and multiple museums to visit, a local guide suggested the Ethnographic museum. The building itself is a lovely Bulgarian revivalist home with gardens and fountains in front that make it a delightful place to soak in the ambiance. Entrance fee is 5 LEV and an additional 5 LEV for photography. The museum is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

With English langauge signage everywhere, you can really enjoy this museum on your own. It has two floors of thematic rooms each filled with the most interesting things. The building itself is quite fascinating. Look up at ceiling and check out the way the building was designed. The charcoal outdoor walls are most unusual but they do add to the... More 

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