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Regional Historical Museum

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Address: Balgaria Street 55, Kyustendil, Bulgaria
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+359 78 550 095
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2 hours tour in vast history of the town

The museum in Kyustendil is relatively small, and you can easily go through it even for 1 hr. But do not hurry. Give yourself some time to learn more about this town history. You... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

The museum in Kyustendil is relatively small, and you can easily go through it even for 1 hr. But do not hurry. Give yourself some time to learn more about this town history. You will be amazed to understand how many cultures have been there, what they have left as traces. The collection of artifacts also tells the story well.... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 14 March 2016

We spend quite a long time in the kids area of the museum and it was really very interesting : with puzzels, ancient costumes and the way to recreate 5-6 ancient rooms with little furniture. Very interesting colleaction of coins. Kids had a blast

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Helsinki
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

If you are ever in the city of Kyustendil visit this excellent museum about the history of the Kyustendil region. It is located opposite the big Hotel Velbush and close to the bus station. All the historical objects been well presented and you can get excellent guidance in English from Curator Dimitrina Dimitrova.

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Thank holligong
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Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

We visit historical musum wth friends from differentvcountries. Guide speak English and was clear. It is interesting see oldest calendar.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

Went there with my girlfriend (who does not speak Bulgarian), luckily there was a worker there who spoke English very well (so I didn't have to translate). The museum was filled with many interesting artifacts and information about ancient civilizations that you have not learned in school! They also have a very nice coin collection and other very unique and... More 

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Sioux Falls
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Reviewed 30 September 2013

This museum is small but it has some very interesting and historically important exhibits, including a wonderful selection of coins that have been presented in a very professional way. It was interesting and a great surprise to find that all the signage was in English as well as Bulgarian. Visiting this museum is a great introduction to the history of... More 

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Reviewed 7 August 2011

This small museum is located close to the train station. Though it might be small it is very professional and is quite informative. The descriptions are in English as well as Bulgarian. The docent when I visited didn’t speak English, but was very fluent in Spanish. Most of the items are small, and go from prehistoric to the present time.... More 

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