National Maritime Museum, Varna

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Experience the inner-workings of the Bulgarian navy at National Maritime Museum, which features pictures, documents, and various military objects ranging from flags to cannons--and even entire battleships. Located in a garden by the sea, this museum uses indoor and outdoor spaces. Walk through the interior areas to see model boats and glass cabinets that preserve colorful uniforms and medals, among other valuable items. Read about the country's naval history, spanning from the Ottoman times to World War II. Once outside, walk through the gardens to view military tanks and helicopters, large grenades, anchors, and submarines. National Maritime Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Varna Edition.
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  • My teenage boys really liked looking at the military vehicles and artifacts that are located outside, but the adults in the group appreciated the indoor artifacts as well. Good way to spend an hour or...  more »
  • If one is into maritime history, this is a very nice place to visit. Not too large with good exhibition of the last 200 maritime years of Bulgaria. Would definitely visit again.  more »
  • There is an outside display of a torpedo boat and other military equipment. The internal displays were pristine and easy to follow with some great models and original materials. This was backed up by ...  more »
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