Regional History Museum - Stara Zagora

Istoricheski muzei Stara Zagora

Housed in a new building in 2007, the Regional History Museum in Stara Zagora is one of the oldest museums in Bulgaria. It has over 100,000 exhibits from different epochs, and in the immediate vicinity of it can be seen the Ancient forum complex. The Regional History Museum covers part of the main antique a street that continues in front of the Stara Zagora State Opera. The ancient forum complex includes the western gate of the Roman city of Augusta Trayana, parts of its two fortress walls, the suburban moat, square space with a pedestal for an imperial horse statue, an amphitheater auditorium.

The Regional History Museum maintains and serves a number of independent sites in city: "Neolithic dwellings" (VI millennium BC), "Ancient forum complex II-IV century", "Late antique residential house with mosaic, IV century", "Late antique public building with mosaics, IV-VI centuries. ” in the Post Office, Hilendarski Metoh, City House-Museum bit of the XIX century. ” and others. Most collections are exceptional in their value: the prehistoric, ethnographic and numismatic, the Thracian collection chariots, antique bronze, antique glass, relics related to the history of the Bulgarian people from the Revival to the present day.


It is located east of the building of the State Opera - Stara Zagora.