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Historical Museum description and photos - Bulgaria: Samokov. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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The Historical Museum in Samokov contains more than 30 thousand exhibits, which are divided into several main expositions: ethnographic, archaeological, art history, as well as photo exhibitions.
Initially, in the 30s of the last century, famous artists Vasil Zakhariev and Naum Khadzhimladenov decided to place their collection in the National Library. Khadzhimladenov became the first curator of the museum exhibition. Zakhariev developed the museum rules approved by the Ministry of Education, which helped to formalize the collection of exhibits as a museum value. Two more Bulgarian artists and archaeologists prepared a thematic plan for the upcoming exhibitions and described all the collected exhibits. All this served as the beginning of the creation of a full-fledged city historical museum.
In 1937, an exhibition of folk art was organized, which marked the beginning of the ethnographic collection. In 1958, an exposition dedicated to the Bulgarian Renaissance was completed, and in 1966 they finished working on expositions on the theme of the revolutionary and resistance movement in Bulgaria.
The museum's ethnographic collection is considered one of the first works of the founders of the museum. It is constantly updated throughout the entire period of its existence. Here you can find textiles and national costumes, jewelry, and traditional crafts for the region. We also recommend reading Palazzo Huigens description and photos - Italy: Livorno
The archaeological collection includes exhibits dating back to the Thracian period. The museum displays a large number of ancient ceramics.
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