Welcome to the home page of the Regional Museum of History – Shumen!

The museum is a successor of the District National Museum opened in 1904 at the Archaeological Society in the town and preserves more than 150 000 records of the past, 15 000 of which are displayed in the exhibition halls. It is amongst the richest museums in Bulgaria. The exhibition follows the history of the Shumen region in the context of the European and Bulgarian history from the 5th millennium BC till the 20th century. It is housed in a specially constructed building.

The Regional Museum of History comprises Pliska National Historical and Archaeological Reserve, Madara National Historical and Archaeological Reserve, Shumen Fortress Archaeological Reserve, three house museums – P. Volov’s, D. Voynikov’s, Lajosh Kossuth’s and Pancho Vladigerov Museum Complex.

Оn the 20th of May, the Regional Museum of...

This year, on the 20th of May, the Regional Museum of History – Shumen, is again part of the European Night of Museums. In its thirteenth edition all five town... [+]

The ehxibition "Signs of freedom and heroism"

The ehxibition "Signs of freedom and heroism" will be opened on May, the 4th at 17:30 o'clock in the Marble foyer of the Regional Museum of History - Shumen. [+]

Нова временна експозиция...

На 31 март 2017 г. от 16:00 часа в комплекс "Авшарян"; ул. "Стара планина" № 2 ще се открие новата... [+]