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Ethnographic Museum

2 Doctor S.Chomakov str., Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
+359 32 624 261
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2 Doctor S.Chomakov str., Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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+359 32 624 261
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

There are three reasons to visit this place. First the beautiful architecture of the building itself, second the typical interior decoration of a wealthy 19th century Plovdiv merchant house and third the ethnographic museum proper. After passing a gate one comes into a green yard...More

Thank saronic
Reviewed 12 December 2017

This house is situated in the old town of Plovdiv, on the main street. It is one of the biggest houses there, the most preserved and the museum inside it offers you a lot of information about how people lived and items they used from...More

Thank Annie I
Reviewed 17 November 2017

As I walked towards Nebet Hill and fortress, this house is on the right. So big, it begged a visit. Overall, there are lots of native clothing and outfits, information on various home crafts such as weaving and spinning, bee keeping, etc. I liked it,...More

Thank CFEIII
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

6 lev if you want to take pictures? Nonsense. Not very interesting as well, the house is beautiful but not fascinating..

Thank 859laurenzl
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The exterior of this old merchant's home is attractive, and the garden is unusually large for a home from its historical era. Inside, be sure to look up, because the ceilings are eye-catching.

Thank James G
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This place is one of the old town buildings lovely restored and packed full of all the stuff you really want to see, and not too much of it. Traditional working Practices and costumes. Could do with better descriptions in English. the gardens are lovely...More

Thank Kathy T
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I felt that I was stepping back in time in this elegant Bulgarian Revival house. Most of the rooms contain ethnographic exhibits of the Plovdiv area. The items are supplemented with photographs showing the people who used the tools or did the activities. There is...More

Thank hrsch
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Housed in a beautiful building this wonderful museum depicts the life of the people's of the region. From clothes & costumes, furnishings and occupations to collections of jewellery, kilims, children's toys and musical instruments, this museum conveys the lifestyle of the urban and rural citizens...More

Thank TripMahajan
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Well decorated house with some interesting exhibits. Some tools. ethnic clothing and jewellery all laid out over two floor of this old walled building.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

The building is really shining against the rays of the sun. Ornate facade. The garden is lovely, watch for a lovely alabaster head of a woman. She seems contemplative, as if she was alive. It house a lot of Bulgarian cultural collections.

Thank globetrottingYankee
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