The treasure of Khan Kubrat shines in the Treasur Hall of the Burgas Museum Friday, 17 May 2019 - Archeological MuseumThe exhibition "The memory of Great Bulgaria" will be displayed in the "Treasure Hall" of the Burgas Archaeological Museum (21, A. Bogoridi Street) for the second time due to the great interest of the visitors. It presents the most impressive items of khan Kubrat's treasure from Malaya Pereşchepina - the golden rings with his name, staff, golden goblets and jugs, golden rhyton etc. They are the only museum copies of the originals that are stored in the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg.
The exhibits are owned by the National Museum of History in Sofia and are made especially for the local audience to get closer to the history of the Proto-Bulgarians. The treasure of Khan Kubrat is the largest early medieval treasure ever discovered in Europe. It is composed of gold and silver objects with a total weight of 76 kg, which eloquently illustrate the exceptional economic power of Khan Kubrat, known in the historical science as the "Great Bulgaria".
The Night of Museums in Burgas - May 18, Saturday, will start at 18:00 from the Archaeological Museum. The four expositions of RHM-Burgas have prepared a rich program with demonstrations and entertainment. The children from School "Alexander Georgiev - Kodjakafaliyata" prepared a surprise for the visitors of the Natural History museum. They will give out small models of different species of animals and plants accompanied by special QR codes. This way, every visitor can learn more about his lucky animal by scanning it with his mobile device.