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The Museum HOUSE OF HUMOUR AND SATIRE is the one and only museum in Bulgaria that collects, studies, exhibits and promotes contemporary examples of world humour art. On display in its permanent and temporary exhibitions are humorous and satirical works in the various genres, carnival costumes and masks from the world over, Bulgarian satirical frescoes and a lot of attractions. The Museum holds regular international and national events under the motto The World Lasts Because It Laughs.

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Regional Ethnographic museum – Plovdiv

Plovdiv Regional Ethnographic museum is the second largest specialized museum of this type in Bulgaria. It is an acknowledged scientific-educational institution and an attractive center for cultural tourism. The museum was established in 1917 and since 1938 it has been located in Kuyumdzhieva house, a cultural monument of national significance.

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Architectural ensemble - Tutrakan

This is the one fishermen’s settlement in the country, which differentiated naturally on the shore. Architectural ensemble “Ribarska mahala”, with its characteristic originality, tidiness and revival spirit is preserved for the generations in its authentic look.

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Memorial complex - Tutrakan

At 8 km from Tutrakan is situated another cultural monument of national significance - Memorial complex "Military tomb-1916". After the First and second Balkan and the following economic collapse, Bulgaria signed a peace accord on July 28, 1913. Southern Dobruja became part of Romania and the newly appointed Romanian government invested considerable resources into the consolidation of the new border.

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Historical Museum - Tutrakan

Historical museum was founded in 1993 in Dimitar Teodorov house.It is one of the town’s most beautiful and culturally significant buildings, built in the Viennese style at the end of the 19-th century. The development of Tutrakan and the surrounding areas are laid out on the museum’s three floors chronologically starting with Antiquity and continuing to the Liberation from Romanian occupation in 1940. Displays include a 5th century B.C., Thracian pottery, objects from the ancient fortress Transmariska, objects from the First and the Second Bulgarian kingdom, and objects from Ottoman rule and the Liberation.In addition, the Museum has an exposition of icons from the Triavna pictorial school and church - printed books from the middle and the second half of the 19-th century.

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Ethnographical museum “Danube fishery and boat-building” - Tutrakan

Етнографски музей

An impressive architectural monument exixting from the beginning of XX century raises only 50 m from the Danube – the Ethnographical museum “Danube fishery and boat-building”- unique on the Danube River vally. As a museum it functions from 1974 and it preserve the rich material and mental culture of the Bulgarians from the fishermen’s settlements on the Danube.

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Antique castle "Transmariska" - Tutrakan

Northern fortress wall

On the shore of the big river, in the central part of the town, there is an exposition in the open-northern fortress wall of the antique castle “Transmariska”. The castle “Transmariska” is announced in 1968 an is of national significance. During the archeological excavations are discovered two fortress tower with length of the of the fortress wall 34 m.

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National Anthropological Museum - Sofia


National Anthropological Museum at BAS is relatively young - acquired this status March 21, 2007. The exhibition presents in historical aspect, cultural practices relating to the manner of burial invarious historical periods, and ritual healing effect left traces on the bones of people and physical types comprising the population inhabited Bulgarian lands during different epochs.

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