HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Historical Museum - Dimitrovgrad is a cultural and scientific institute, established in 1951. It is the first in Bulgaria Museum of Contemporary History. The profile of the museum is general history and has the following departments: 

  • NEW AND MOST RECENT HISTORY

  • ETHNOGRAPHY

  • ARCHAEOLOGY

  • ART- ART GALLERY “P. Churchuliev ”

  • DEPARTMENT “HOUSE-MUSEUM “PENYO PENEV”

Today in the Museum can be seen artifacts from the Neolithic period to modern times, located in four exhibition halls.
The hall "Brigade movement in Bulgaria" is the only one of its kind in Bulgaria and it reflects a complex and controversial period in the recent past of Bulgaria - 1945-1990, the Brigade uniforms, flags, awards, photos of the brigade life and others, showing the history of this movement and immerse the visitors in the spirit of the time.
The hall "Dimitrovgrad" follows the construction of one of the youngest towns in Bulgaria turned, during the 50 years of the twentieth century, into a symbol of socialism.
The hall "Archaeology" displays artifacts from the life of the villages of the Municipality of Dimitrovgrad, some of which have a continuous development from the Neolithic period (VI BC) until today. Part of the fund of the museum is the Neolithic man, discovered in 2009 during rescue archaeological excavations of the medieval settlement in the area Kar Dere near the Dimitrovgrad village Krum. The skeleton is part of the Neolithic cult cemetery complex, which is unique in Bulgaria and neighboring countries. Exactly this is what makes it unique from scientific and exhibition points of view.
The exhibition hall of the museum is a place for diverse and attractive exhibitions, as from its fund, as well as from guest exhibitions from other museums and other institutions.  

The Historical Museum – Dimitrovgrad is located in the centre of the city, in one complex together with the City Library “P.Penev” and OP “Children and youth center”.

The Historical Museum – Dimitrovgrad is among the 100 national tourist sites.

PRICES FOR CHARGES AND SERVICES IN THE HISTORICAL MUSEUM - DIMITROVGRAD

PER VISIT

For adults

2.00 Levs

For students

1.00 Lev

For pensioners

1.00 Lev

For disabled people

Free of charge

Thursday

Free of charge day

Discourse

3.00 Levs

The ticket is valid for visiting the Historical Museum, the House-Museum “P.Penev” and the Art Gallery “Petko Churchuliev”

 

OTHER SERVICES

Filming of the exposures with a video camera

6.00 Levs

Photo making

2.00 Levs

Preparation of historical reference according to the complexity of its preparation

from 2.00 to 6.00 Levs

Use of picture fund and negatives, depending on the uniqueness of the photo or the negative

from 2.00 to 5.00 Levs

 

 

ADDRESS:

Dimitrovgrad 6400
No.7, “St. Kliment Ohridski” str.
Telephone: 0391/6 67 87
Е-mail: museumdg@mail.bg

WORKING HOURS: 
Summer working hours: Monday-Friday from 9.30 to 18.00
Saturday and Sunday - from 10.00 to 16.00

Winter working time: Monday-Friday from 8.30 to 17.00
Saturday and Sunday– by preliminary appointment

UPON PRELIMINARY REQUEST, THE MUSEUM WORKS WITH VISITORS ALSO OUTSIDE THE WORKING HOURS

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