Archaeology for All

From Apri 2019, the Regional Archaeological Museum - Plovdiv, launches its free tours titled "Archaeology for all".

The guided tours are a journey through history, culture, archeology of Plovdiv and the Plovdiv region; a story about the treasures that are stored in the museum's funds and archives; about the little-known or unknown artefacts from our past and an accessible guide in the past of our town and the museum as one of the bearers and guardians of our cultural and historical heritage and memory.

Tours will take place every Saturday from 10:30. After purchasing a regular ticket, everyone will be able to join the guides and hear their narrative about little known artefacts from the Museum's exposition. Working language is Bulgarian, the tour is appropriate for every audience and it will last approximately half an hour. Subscription and additional information by phone +35932 62 43 39. Number of participants is limited.

April programme:

    • 06.04. – The Treasures’ Secrets
    • 13.04. – The History of Plovdiv in 5 Objects from the Museum
    • 20.04. – Religious Beliefs in Ancient Philippopolis
    • 27.04. – Everyday Life in the Past

May programme:

  • 04.05. – The Treasures’ Secrets
  • 11.05. – The History of Plovdiv in 5 Objects from the Museum
  • 18.05. – The Prehistoric Past of Plovdiv
  • 25.05. – Everyday Life in the Past

June programme:

  • 1.06. – Children ask! - Meeting and Talk for Children
  • 8.06 – Water Supply to Philippopolis
  • 15.06 – The Panagyurishte Treasure - Truths and Myths
  • 22.06 – The Prehistoric Past of Plovdiv
  • 29.06 – The Advent of Christianity in Philippopolis

July programme:

  • 06.07.2019 г. – The most extensive archaeological excavations in Plovdiv
  • 13.07.2019 г. – The incredible story of the Valchitran treasure
  • 20.07.2019 г. – Plovdiv during the Hellenistic period
  • 27.07.2019 г. – The role of the woman in Thracian society

August programme:

  • 03.08.2019 – The prehistoric past of Plovdiv
  • 10.08.2019 – Religious beliefs in Ancient Philippopolis
  • 17.08.2019 – Excavations in urban environment. How it works?
  • 24.08.2019 – Myths and legends in the museum
  • 31.08.2019 – Roman road system in the Upper Thracian Plain

The Regional Archaeological Museum in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (RAM – Plovdiv) is one of the first Bulgarian cultural institutions, officially opened in 1882. It gradually earned the status of Archaeological Museum during the 1920s.

The Museum boasts one of the richest collections of over 100.000 exhibits of artefacts related to the history of Plovdiv and its region. Plovdiv is the heir to one of the biggest and most famous ancient towns in the Balkan Penninsula - Philippopolis.

The project is implemented by the Regional Archaeological Museum in Plovdiv and it is associated with the programme of Plovdiv 2019.



General partners

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