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Interesting museum.

It's an interesting museum. All the signs are in english. The only downside is the way they present... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Athens, Greece
very moving museum

Museum dedicated to those who saved 45000 Jews in WWII. Dimitar Peshev was the leader of this... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
San Diego, California
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4 weeks ago
“Interesting museum.”
Jul 15, 2017
“very moving museum”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's an interesting museum. All the signs are in english. The only downside is the way they present the bulgarian history during 1920-1945 - "Makedonia and Thracian" where hardly "liberated territories". Anyways: good to see a museum for the people who saved 50000 lives.

Thank makr80
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Museum dedicated to those who saved 45000 Jews in WWII. Dimitar Peshev was the leader of this movement. He is a Bulgarian hero.

Thank annettag2017
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The true story of the men and women behind the monumental saving of Bulgarian jewry from deportation and annihilation in the gas chambers of Nazzi Germany .

Thank Niki B
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The museum is rather small, but the exhibition rooms are very modern and the objects very well preserved. The descriptions are also in English. It is an interesting museum about an impressive man and about an important part of the jewish history in Bulgaria. And...More

Thank meeeows
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Since I am one of the 48,000 Bulgarian Jews whom Peshev and his friends from Kyustendid saved in March1943 from deathcamp Treblinka, I am not 'objective' about this House.It was my second visit - this time with 6 members of my family. All of us...More

Thank Reuven M
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Thi simple and informative small museum is like a candke in the darkness. A long due gesture of gratitude to a man and a nation who proved (in doings, not in words) that even in the darkest times, one can still do the right, moral,...More

1  Thank nushki65
Reviewed 28 October 2014

We heard about the great and heroic saving of the Bulgarian Jews in the Holocaust. This museum tells in short of this and about the people that led it . It is a small museum. small enough so children don't get bored. and it is...More

Thank ice180
Reviewed 4 July 2014

The yard is very well decorated with benches and local flora. The first floor of the house contained very few but interesting artifacts such as the book which brought Peshev into the light of the world (only written in Bulgarian, Italian, and German) as well...More

1  Thank Vasko_de_Travel
Reviewed 10 July 2013

I spent more than an hour reading about the life of Peshev and looking up through excerpts from old documents. What great deeds ordinary people can do when they have the will! Dimitar Peshev and his friends who also took part in the prevention of...More

Thank Tsvetana
Reviewed 11 December 2012

iDimitar Peshev's name is forever linked with the odissea of saving the bulgarian jews during WW2. He was then deputee chairman of the bulgarian parlaiment and managed to arrange that nobody touched the jews of Bulgaria and they were saved from the destiny of the...More

4  Thank BettyLeon_12
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