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Very interesting!

Nice compact museum, very well organized and managed! You can see interesting artifacts from the... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Montreal, Canada
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Exceptional display of finds from Thracian tombs

History of the Kazanlak region in exhibits from prehistoric, Thracian (for example from... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Steven D
Wollongong, Australia
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Iskra Museum - founded in 1901, is among the oldest regional museums. More than 50 000 original exponents are kept there. They present the material and spiritual culture of the region. Represents the historical heritage of the region, including all...more
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Nice compact museum, very well organized and managed! You can see interesting artifacts from the Thracian tombs in the region and learn about their life and culture. Worth the visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ivanova46
Reviewed 7 September 2017

History of the Kazanlak region in exhibits from prehistoric, Thracian (for example from Seuthopolis), Roman, Middle Ages, to the present. The implications from recent Thracian finds appear to rewrite history. You may be able to talk to an archaeologist who worked on Thracian archaeological sites.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Steven D
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I loved everything about the museum - from the building - spacious and light modern architecture, to the exhibits, which bring you on a journey of the history from antiquity to the XX centuryof this region. The famous golden findings of the Thracian tombs may...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Easy to access.. well- preserved building.. multiple excibitions from prehistoric to after World War II. The staff was friendly and well informed.. they offered their help and knowledge.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Νικολετα Γ
Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a fine museum with frescoes, jewellery, gold, weapons excavated in the Thracian tombs of Kazanlak that date from the period after Alexander the Great. Do not miss the Lapidarium in the basement (separate entrance) with finds from Seuthopolis and sculptures from the Roman...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

There are 2 tickets , I only paid for Museum, maybe on a wet day I would have visited Gallery also. This is a great museum from Neolithic pottery to the Wars of Independence, but the highlight is the goods from the tombs.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Pat Q
Reviewed 10 June 2016

This museum situates between city center and Thrakian tomb. It's possible to see both museum and art gallery. The museum has so many treasures from ancient age, they also have Bugarian traditional stuffs like costumes, accessories. When I visited this museum, taking pictures was allowed...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank aymats
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

If you are around the Kazanlak go to the museum. The finds from Thracian town of Seuthopolis are displayed in three separate halls. The inventory from tha tomb of Sevt 3 /Thracian king/ are situated there. I recommend this museum.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Роман Ж
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The museum displays a variety of items from the everyday life of the locals through the years, but the findings from the Thracian tomb are the prettiest and gloriest, and they have a great resemblance to the ones found at King Philippos' tomb in Vergina,...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Rinetaki
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

With a single ticket you will visit both the history museum and the gallery. Both exhibitions are great , the stuff is nice and very friendly. You can buy souvenirs at the entrance. During the winter it is a bit cold but it is a...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Leon A
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