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National Maritime Museum

Primorski Blvd 2, Varna 9000, Bulgaria
+359 52 633 015
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A good museum if you're into the stuff

Considering that Bulgaria isn't really a naval power or really known for its' maritime history... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Jipafin
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Tampere, Finland
Neat display of artifacts from Bulgaria's maritime history

My teenage boys really liked looking at the military vehicles and artifacts that are located... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
T K
,
Bucharest, Romania
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“sea gardens” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Primorski Blvd 2, Varna 9000, Bulgaria
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+359 52 633 015
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"lots of history"
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"worth a visit"
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"submarine"
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"battle"
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"exhibits"
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Considering that Bulgaria isn't really a naval power or really known for its' maritime history, this museum seemed to make the most of it. I found it interesting and the texts were also in English.

Thank Jipafin
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

My teenage boys really liked looking at the military vehicles and artifacts that are located outside, but the adults in the group appreciated the indoor artifacts as well. Good way to spend an hour or so if you're in the gardens.

Thank T K
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

If one is into maritime history, this is a very nice place to visit. Not too large with good exhibition of the last 200 maritime years of Bulgaria. Would definitely visit again.

Thank Rimon H
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

There is an outside display of a torpedo boat and other military equipment. The internal displays were pristine and easy to follow with some great models and original materials. This was backed up by maps , photos and paintings to provide an entertaining visit.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

An hour or so well spent.Small museum with lots to see, only 4 lev, including entrance to an MTB from 1912!

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

we have been past this museum many times but never went in this time we had long walk from Varna mall down to Varna centre through the sea gardens and right along to the national museum it was getting late as we arrived we did...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

very interesting good to visit with childrend nice historic view of the soviet navy indor and out door about 1 h visit

Thank oronru
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Probably my favorite museum in Varna. Many things to see, some old stuff and lots of history. The information is well served, didn't lose my attention. I was there at night, during "the night of the museums", and it was great...

Thank meganicx
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Nice for people interested in nautical history. Accessible by public transport and within walking distance of the city center.

Thank CaptMikeSolo
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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is centrally located in an attractive part of Varna. Seniors, even foreigners like me, get a discount, making the entry only 2 leva. I thought the most interesting part of the museum was outside, where there is a surprisingly large amount of war...More

Thank zmanCalifornia
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