Regional Archaeological Museum – Plovdiv
The Regional Archaeological Museum in Plovdiv, Bulgaria is one of the first Bulgarian cultural institutions, officially opened in 1882. Originally set up as an archaeological and numismatic office, it gradually earned the status of Archaeological Museum during the 1920s.
The Museum boasts one of the richest collections of artifacts 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.