Ethnographic Museum, Plovdiv

About Ethnographic Museum, Plovdiv

Ethnographic Museum, Plovdiv - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: 2 Doctor S.Chomakov str., Plovdiv 4000,Bulgaria.

Phone: +359-32626327

Ticket Price: 5 BGN

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Time Required: 01:30 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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The Plovdiv Ethnographic Museum is the second largest specialized museum of it’s kind in Bulgaria. The museum preserves over 40,000 exhibits inside Kuyumdzhieva house, which is a fine example of the Bulgarian Baroque architecture from the National Revival Period. There are several temporary exhibitions organized here along with the prestigious permanent exhibition of the museum. Apart from the exhibitions, the Plovdiv Ethnographic Museum also provides coordinative consulting activities to all the other museums of the region. There are several popular traditional festivals organized here such as The Festival of Classic Guitar and The Annual Festival of Chamber Music. Highlights and must sees include:

  • Traditional crafts of the region on display.
  • The Agriculture and Stock breeding exhibition.
  • Collection of preserved religious items.
  • Textiles and Clothing exhibition with over 11,000 exhibits.
  • Musical instruments and Ritual properties.
  • Photo gallery and Fine art collection.

Ethnographic Museum Information

  • Don’t miss visitingthe gardens and the St. Konstantin and Elena Church nearby.

Ethnographic Museum Ticket Prices

  • Free for First Thursday of each month for Students and retirees.

How To reach Ethnographic Museum by Public Transport

  • Walk or hire a taxi.
  • Ask a local for bus details.

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  • The museum itself is very facinating with paintings and intriguing architectural design. The exhibits we're also interesting to explore and get a glimpse of what Plovdiv and all of Bulgaria was once like. I greatly appreciate the preservation of folk culture and being able to see it in person was a treat.

  • Loved this museum, mostly for the architecture of the house. You have to pay an extra fee if you want to take photographs inside the house, so be aware of this before you go. They do offer a student discount if you present your student card on the entrance fee.

  • Interesting exhibition and overall an impressive museum. The contrast between a living room of poor people and a guest room of a rich salesman was remarkable. The staff were a bit rude to us which was a pity.

  • A star in Bulgaria. First class exhibits and multi-lingual staff. I highly recommend a visit here

  • Nice museum. Cheap entrance. Beautiful garden. It's a must if you re visiting the old city

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