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Regional Historical Museum

The Regional Historical Museum-Haskovo have been preserved over 120 000 movable monuments of cultural heritage. Unique collections of prehistoric, ancient and medieval materials from ceramics, stone, iron and glass are part of the rich museum fund.

Among the most impressive objects are a collection of over 22 000 antique and medieval coins and a silver potion with a complimentary inscription from the wedding of the Emperor Justinian I and Empress Theodora.

In the renovated Hall of the archaeological exposition, you can see one of the first iron swords found in Europe, an original model of traditional house from new stone age and artifacts related to the region – from the Neolithic (7000 BC) until the late middle ages.

Another part of the merits of the Museum are ethnographic collections of agricultural and craft tools, collections of copper vessels, jewelry and clothes, works of folk applied art, works of urban lifestyle and etc…

Here are kept the unique kind of “survachki” made of Hazel tree and the walkers for babies, used 150 years ago.

Collections of weapons, icons and objects related to the enlightened period can be found too.


The museum offers various educational and fun games and workshops suitable for children. Visitors of the museum have the opportunity to weave and dress up with traditional folk costumes for the region. 


Useful information

19 "Svoboda" Square
+359 38 624 501, +359 879 104416
Parking Place
Paid Parking Zone

Working hours

April – October
Tuesday – Friday
09:00am – 5:30pm
09:00am – 4:00pm     

November – March           

Tuesday – Friday    

09:00am – 5:00pm


10:00am – 4:00pm