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Doctor S.Chomakov str. 2, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
+359 32 624 261
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Worth the visit for the home alone, you also get the museum as a bonus. The museum doesn't take long to see. I think I spent as much time taking pictures of the home as I did in visiting the exhibits.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Blabbott
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We were all disappointed if honest... having been told it was 'a must see' we all came away feeling very glad we made sure we saw everything else in wonderful Plovdiv and only just had time to fit this museum in. The exterior and interior...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dedicatedtraveller
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Ethnographic museums is near and dear to my heart and I have seen many in my travels around the world. This museum is among the best. It is located in an merchant house from the last century and situated in a tranquil walled garden. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Visiting Ethnographic Museum in the Old Town in Plovdiv is like time machine. Love the spirit of this building, the garden is awesome and the stuff is super professional, friendly and helpful. If you want to learn something about Bulgaria, you should definitely go there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Interesting exhibition of objects, costumes etc. in gorgeous Bulgarian revival 19th century mansion. Really worth the visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joel P
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Great museum with exhibits about the history of the area and how people lived in the past, there are many amazing artifacts. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank williamdU8310RT
Reviewed 7 October 2018

It is feeld with history ,in the courtyard of the museum you can see antique carriages which are well preserved !

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank xmios
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Nicely displayed artifacts provide insight into life in Bulgaria in this museum, built in 1847 as the home of a wealthy merchant. Neither too small nor overwhelmingly large, the interior architecture is interesting in itself for the built-in niches with shelves and cabinets and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CarolinaTravelers2
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous building, but you should go at afternoon if you want a brilliant shot, since at mornings sun will come from behind the building.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Philip N
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Once again have cash, the formidable lady at the ticket office does not accept card payment. The house is interesting and well laid out with English translations throughout. The gardens are small but somewhere to sit and plan your next step.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Suzanne T
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