Famous Museums in Plovdiv

The museums in Plovdiv give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Plovdiv with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Plovdiv. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Plovdiv.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Plovdiv.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Plovdiv:

  1. Bachkovo Monastery

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    Bachkovo Monastery

    Art And Culture, Church, Museum, Monument

    The Bachkovo Monastery, also known as the Petritsoni Monastery or Monastery of the Mother of God Petritzonitissa in Bulgaria, is one of the oldest and largest Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Europe. It is considered to be an important monument of Christian architecture, which is offers a unique combination of Byzantine, Georgian and Bulgarian culture. This site has undergone several restoration...Read more
  2. Ethnographic Museum

    4.6 (461 Votes)
    Ethnographic Museum

    Museum, Performance, Architecture , Arts And Crafts

    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 fro...Read more
  3. Archeological Museum

    4.8 (257 Votes)
    Archeological Museum

    Museum, History Museum, Performance, Specialty Museum

    This is a museum dedicated to the history of Plovdiv. This city is a heir to one of the biggest ancient towns in the history- Philippopolis. The museum houses a very rich collection of artefacts. There are 3 departments; all have their own separate building- The National Revival Department, The Unification Department and the book publishing department. Inside the museum, the information is aple...Read more
  4. Plovdiv Regional Historical Museum

    Art Gallery, Museum, History Museum

    Plovdiv Regional Historical Museum is located in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The museum was established in 1951, and it covers the history of Plovdiv from the 15th century till date. It has three departments, each occupying a separate historic building. It is a small museum, which includes history, and colonialism from when the Spanish came to town. Highlights and must see includes: Pictori...Read more
  5. Cultural Center-museum Trakart

    Museum, Monument, Specialty Museum

    Cultural Center-Museum TrakArt, located in the Archaeological Subway in the city of Plovdiv, is famous for its floor mosaics. In September 2003, a project for conservation and restoration of the antique mosaics was initiated for the Restoration of this monument of culture of national and world significance. TRAKART has obtained a grant from the USA state department. The cultural centre- Museum ...Read more