Discover the traditional culture of Plovdiv and the surrounding region at Ethnographic Museum. The colorful exterior is a typical example of Baroque architecture in Bulgaria. The museum houses more than 40,000 artifacts, including copper utensils, pottery, ancient weapons, shepherds' wood carvings, ritual objects, musical instruments, woolen embroidery, and traditional folk costumes. The museum houses a scholarly archive, library, and photo archive. Learn what life in Plovdiv looked like at the beginning of the 20th century from old black-and-white photographs. The fine-art collection features more than 100 valuable paintings, icons, statuettes, wood carvings, and metal figures. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Ethnographic Museum and many more Plovdiv attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Plovdiv trip itinerary planner.
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Ethnographic Museum Reviews
Beautiful house and garden. Inside there a 2 floor showing old crafts, machinery, clothing etc. Interesting overview, probably one needs 30min more »
visita curiosa para saber como se vivía en la zona y el país años atrás, el edificio hermoso y original consta de varias habitaciones donde se puede ver aperos de labranza, trajes típicos y demás obje... more »curious visit to know how it lived in the area and the country years ago, the beautiful and original building consists of several rooms where you can see farm tools, typical costumes and other objects, what is really a wonder is the building that I liked very much
A great place to learn more about life in the olden days in Bulgaria in general and in Plovdiv specifically. It's really worth to take a local guide in the museum to make the most of the visit, and it costs a mere 10 BGN (5 €). If you want to take photographs or film inside, you have to pay. The outside of the beautiful building and the garden with a very impressive tree are free to visit and to take pictures.
Large nobleman house, very elegant and with a splendid garden. Inside each room there is an exhibition showing info and objects relevant for Bulgarian traditional lifestyle. We paid 10 leva as a family ticket for 3. Views are nice and we enjoyed the garden.
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