The best museums in Plovdiv in September 2023

These are the top 10 best museums in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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Looking for the best museums in Plovdiv? These are the best ones:

  1. Regional Ethnographic museum of Plovdiv1

    Regional Ethnographic museum of Plovdiv

    The Regional Ethnographic museum of Plovdiv houses over 40,000 objects mostly relating to the traditions of the population of Plovdiv and its cultural and economic environment. The collection of the Regional Ethnographic museum of Plovdiv includes objects made of copper, pottery, ancient weapons, wo
  2. Art Gallery & Museum Philippopolis2

    Art Gallery & Museum Philippopolis

    The Art Gallery & Museum Philippopolis is an art gallery that holds a private art collection, that includes works from the classical Bulgarian Revival period to works by renown contemporary artists. The museum is housed in a restored house of Hadji Aleko Tzvetkov that was originally built in 1865.
  3. Regional Archaeological Museum in Plovdiv3

    Regional Archaeological Museum in Plovdiv

    The Regional Archaeological Museum in Plovdiv is a history museum in Plovdiv that holds a collection of over 100.000 artefacts related to the history of the city and its region. The history of Plovdiv goes back to being the biggest and most famous ancient town in the Balkan Penninsula: Philippopolis
  4. Plovdiv Regional Historical Museum4

    Plovdiv Regional Historical Museum

    The Plovdiv Regional Historical Museum (Regional History Museum - Plovdiv) is dedicated to the past of Plovdiv and its region in the period from the 15the century until the 20th century. The museum holds a collection of over 60,000 pieces, including a collections of cold steel and firearms, orders a
  5. Balabanov House5

    Balabanov House

    The Balabanov House was built in the 19th century by wealthy merchant and usurer, member of the tailors’ guild, Hadji Panayot Lampsha and ended up in the hands of the merchant of wood Luka Balabanov, whose name the house bears now. It exemplifies the symmetrical houses from the 19th century that wer
  6. Aviation Museum Plovdiv6

    Aviation Museum Plovdiv

    Aviation Museum in Plovdiv (the Bulgarian Museum of Aviation) is located near the airport south east of Plovdiv. The museum holds a collection of around 7,000 objects and 65 aircraft, including airplanes, helicopters, gliders and radio -relay stations.
  7. Cultural Center-Museum TrakArt7

    Cultural Center-Museum TrakArt

    Cultural Center-Museum TrakArt is a history museum in Plovdiv. It features 160 square metres “in situ” ancient Roman mosaic from the 3rd - 4th century, an exhibition called 'Glass in ancient art' that illustrates the development of glass manufacturing from the 5th century BC till the 4th century AD,
  8. Small Basilica8

    Small Basilica

    The Small Basilica in Plodiv, also called The Small Basilica of Philippopolis was an early Christian church. The ruins of the church were found during construction works in 1988. It was a three nave basilica that was built in the second half of the 5th century AD and contained rich architectural dec
  9. Plovdiv Roman Theatre9

    Plovdiv Roman Theatre

  10. House-Museum Hindliyan10

    House-Museum Hindliyan


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