Varna Archaeological Museum

Local nameАрхеологически музей
LocationR-n "Odesos", Varna, Bulgaria

The Varna Archaeological Museum is an archaeological museum in the city of Varna on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria.

Founded on 3 June 1888, when a museum, part of the City Library was established, the Varna Archaeological Museum is situated in a historic building designed in the Neo-Renaissance style by the noted architect Petko Momchilov and built in 1892–1898 for the Varna Girls' School. It became state property in 1945 and since 1993 the museum occupies all of the building, parts of which it has used since 1895.

One of the largest museums in Bulgaria, it features 2,150 m² of exhibition area and displays objects from the prehistoric, Thracian, Ancient Greek and Ancient Roman periods of the region's history, as well as from the times of the medieval Bulgarian and Byzantine Empires, the Ottoman rule and the Bulgarian National Revival.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varna_Archaeological_Museum

Official Website http://www.amvarna.com/

Email archaeological@museumvarna.com

Phone +35952681030

Address ulitsa Antim I, Varna, Bulgaria

Coordinates 43°12'27.419" N 27°54'53.475" E

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