Regional Historical Museum - Shumen
Shumen is inextricably linked with the history of our complex there are many significant historical sites that date back to the old times of ancient customs and glorious battles of boom and destruction time you need to remember. To preserve the historical memory is constructed regional history museum that brings together - important monuments in the Shumen region and their maintenance, storage, update and security. The museum traces the chronology of historical events, not only the city but the region. It was founded in 1857, was originally only a small school museum collection donated by Revival Sava Dobroplodni who undertakes the first exhibition by students, and today is a big cultural and educational center. It works to a scientific group funds kept extremely rich and valuable collections which are set out in nine exhibition halls occupying two floors of the building is reserved space for temporary exhibitions. They are diverse, different themes and attract thousands of visitors each year. Items stored in the museum are archaeological artifacts found in the tombs, tombs, shrines and castles in the area, to this figure includes artifacts from the old Bulgarian capitals Pliska and Preslav nearby. Not missed, and the National Historical and Archaeological Reserve "Madara". Historical relics are arranged in order of the ages to which they belong, and presents objects made of stone, bone, copper and bronze, antique pottery and ceramic vessels are preserved farm implements such as sickles, shovels, hoes, military garb - helmets and armor . In a separate room are exhibited exquisite gold jewelry, Byzantine lead seals, ancient coins, has rooms with many priceless photos and documents sealed interesting customs and traditions of the local people, economic and cultural development of the city. The first room in which entry is "Prehistory" most valuable there is a collection of antiques from the fifth century BC found in mound near Smiadovo. "Antiquity" features an amazing colorful fresco from the Basilica of the village of Khan Krum in "medieval" We welcome the cult monuments "of stone grandmothers." dated to 11vek will see Aulat Khan Omourtag and findings from Madara and Shumen Fortress. "Bulgarian Revival" features musical culture and activities of Voinikov with life and his work you can find in the house - museum opened in the city. Much beauty and color of the original jets Bulgarian costumes and furniture from 1991 special exhibition introduces us to Christian culture through icons, religious books and objects. From all this abundance of information we get a clearer picture of our ancestors, their customs and culture. Under the direction of the museum are monuments such as the house of Panaiot Volov, Lajos Kossuth, the complex of Music Pancho. The museum operates a specialized library of scientific literature with more than 25 000 copies, first edition "Proceedings of History - Shumen" that publishes research relevant information and events that are held under his patronage has lab and studios for restoration-conservation activities. The building in which the museum is applied in 1981. is located in the city center, close to Vasil Droumev Drama Theatre. Regional Museum of History is part of a hundred tourist sites of Bulgaria provided is printing.