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.

Exibition "Drawing with light in Shumen"

Drawing with light in Shumen presents the development of photography in the town from the late 19th till the middle of the 20th century. It includes artifacts related to... [+]

Еxhibition “Masterpieces of the Christian...

From September, 16th till January, 15th the National History Museum’s exhibition “Masterpieces of the Christian Art” is displayed in the Treasure Hall. [+]

Нова временна експозиция...

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