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The Ethnographic Museum of Burgas celebrates its 35 anniversary!
Friday, 25 Nov 2016 - Ethnographical Museum

On November 25, 1981 the Ethnographic museum of Burgas was officially opened in Brakalov house, at 69 Slavyanska St. Since then passed thousands of visitors from around the world to discover dozens of exhibitions presenting the attractive customs, holidays and rituals...

Successfully completed excavations of the fortress Rusokastro ин 2016
Thursday, 24 Nov 2016 - Archeological Museum

Archaeologists uncovered more than 50 meters from the main bulwark of the fort, and many movable finds - coins, copper decoration with a lion images, arrows, battle ax, gilt buttons and many others.

The regular archaeological excavations of the fortress Rusokastro in 2016 ended. For 3 months the archaeologists from Burgas Museum Milen Nikolov and Dorothea Gyurdzhiyska, along with workers from the local villages Zidarovo, Zhelyazovo and Rusokastro revealed more than 50 meters from the main bulwark of the fort. Besides them were discovered many other, previously unknown elements of the fortification - three towers and two walls. Two of the towers are from the VI c. AD, and the third is from the end of the XII c. - beg. of the XIII century. The newly discovered walls are also from different eras. The first is medieval and was built between the two towers flanking the main entrance of the fortress. It is 3.45 meters wide, built carefully with well hewn stones and thick mortar. The other wall is from the VI century, made of stone blocks cemented with a large quantity of mortar.

During the excavations nearly 40 m of the medieval path were cleared. At several places there are marks from ruts and grooves on the rocks left by the wheels of medieval oxcarts.
The archaeologists found many movable finds - coins, copper application with a lion image, arrows, battle ax, gilt buttons and many others. Discovered was also a gold coin of the emperor Andronicus III.
Field conservation of the archaeological site was carried out after the excavation. The next task is to undertake architectural planning of conservation and restoration works as well as exhibition of the finds from 2016.

The studies were funded by Municipality Kameno, Bulgarian Ministry of Culture and with the help of the National History Museum in Sofia.

On Saturday, November 12 all expositions of RHM Burgas will be closed for maintenance
Thursday, 10 Nov 2016 - Global

On November 11, 2016 (Friday) from 9:00 to 17:00, the Archaeological and the Historical expositions of RHM Burgas will be open for visitors. The Ethnographic exhibition will be closed.

On November 12, 2016 all expositions of the Bourgas museum will remain closed due to maintenance of the premises.

New project develops the archaeological and tourist potential of Aquae calidae
Wednesday, 09 Nov 2016 - Archeological Museum

The project "TOGETHER: The General Cultural Heritage without Borders" received approval for funding. It is prepared jointly by the Regional Historical Museum - Burgas and Regional Directorate for Culture and Tourism - Kırklareli, and the total budget is nearly half a million euro.

The news came after the third meeting of the Joint Monitoring Committee of the Cross Border Cooperation Programme INTERREG - Bulgaria - Turkey IPA 2014 - 2020, the approval of projects proposed for funding. 195 proposals for the invitation had a positive assessment of administrative compliance and eligibility received 116 project. A total of 39 projects passed evaluation of technical conformity and quality and were pre-approved for financing by the JMC.

The project of Burgas - Kırklareli is aimed at improving capacities in the field of culture and tourism in the border region through greater investment in important improvements in 2 key tourist sites - Aquae Kalide - Terma in Burgas mineral baths and rock monastery St. Nicholas - Kaikyoy. Both sites are strategic for tourism in the border region and increasing their attractiveness, facilitating access and promotion through the introduction of modern information and communication technologies will contribute to the preservation of the common cultural heritage.

Key project activities on the Bulgarian side are the second stage of conservation and restoration of archaeological site Late ancient and medieval fortress Aquae calidae - Terma. The Turkish side will begin reconstruction of the road access to the cultural and historical site near St. Nicholas Monastery Kaikyoy.
The project will end with organized international scientific conference, for which will be invited experts in archaeology, conservation and restoration of cultural heritage.
2008 Regional Historical Museum Burgas studies systematically Aquae calidae, which is the largest archaeological site in the municipality of Burgas.

Tickets at half price in the Burgas museum for "Father's Day 2016"
Tuesday, 08 Nov 2016 - Global

Regional History Museum Burgas will participate in "Father's Day 2016" - part of the national campaign "Being a father" of ten Bulgarian NGOs, united to promote the active participation of men in child care.

Committed to the campaign and to encourage Bulgarian fathers to spend more time with their children, from 8th to the 10th November 2016, the expositions of Burgas Museum - Archaeological, Historical and Ethnographic will work with 50% discount on tickets for visit of fathers with children. This means that for children over 7 years the ticket will be 1 BGN and for the father - 2.5 BGN, children under 7 years - free of charge.

New recognition for Regional historical museum Burgas
Tuesday, 08 Nov 2016 - Global

Students from the Burgas School "N. Vaptsarov " in the Historical Museum for the National Day of Enlighteners
Saturday, 05 Nov 2016 - Historical Museum

Students from the Burgas School "N. Vaptsarov " celebrated in an unconventional way November 1. Together with the Regional History Museum Burgas discussed the subject "Spiritual Leaders - the bridge between generations." Everyone felt in the era of the old literary schools and the first educators and revolutionaries who devoted their life to the awakening of the Bulgarian spirit and consciousness.

Students from four schools in Burgas visited the museum as part of the project for educational integration of ethnic minorities
Saturday, 05 Nov 2016 - Historical Museum

On 03.11.2016 students from the schools "Hristo Botev" - village Marinka, "Vasil Levski" - Gorno Ezerovo, "Ivan Vazov" - Banevo and "Vasil Levski" - Balgarovo, visited the Historical Museum in the Burgas as part of the project "Integrated approach to achieve significant and sustainable results in the educational integration of students from ethnic minorities in the municipality of Burgas".

Tuesday, 01 Nov 2016 - Historical Museum


The artist Mitko Ivanov restored an icon from the collection of the Historical Museum
Friday, 21 Oct 2016 - Historical Museum

Regional historical museum Burgas expresses sincere thanks to the artist Mitko Ivanov, who responded to the call of public institution to save endangered icons from the museum collection. He specializes in the field of iconography for decades and completely gratuitous accepted the challenge to restore one of the icons in the worst condition - "St. Mary". It is significantly burned with damaged painting layer. After skillful intervention, the image of the Virgin returned its luster and dignity. The restored icon will be given a special place in the exposition of the Historical Museum.

Initiative of RHM Burgas for the restoration of priceless icons continues as currently more than 20 works of Orthodox art from the museum collection need attention. Anyone wishing to support this noble cause can turn to RHM Burgas.

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