Skip-the-line Open Air Ethnographic Museum ETAR ticket in Garbrovo

ul. "General Derozhinski" 144, 5309 Gabrovo, Bulgaria, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
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What To Expect

Enjoy a day in the Open Air Ethnographic Museum ETAR. Do you want to feel the whiff of the past, see the miraculous power of the water - flowing in a chute, view the Renaissance architecture, observe ancient national customs, then visit the Ethnographical Open Air museum "Etar."The Ethnographic museum Etar is the first open air museum of this kind opened in Bulgaria. Established on 7 September 1964, the museum is situated 8 km South of the town of Gabrovo. The preliminary design and methodology were done by the Gabrovian Lazar Donkov (1908 - 1976) who was also the first director of the museum.The museum territory covers an area of 17 acres and is comprised of 50 sites - water technical equipment, houses with craftsman's workshops, places with social importance. The aim of the museum display is showing the architecture, the life style and the economic past of Gabrovo region during the Revival period - in the second half of 18 and the 19 centuries.

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Important info

  • Please wear comfortable shoes for walking outdoors
  • The grounds are not wheelchair accessible
  • Note this is a self-guided tour, you will need to arrange your own transportation to/from the activity location(s)
  • This self-guided tour includes reading material (via PDF) available in English, Bulgarian, Russian, Italian, French, German, Chinese or Spanish
  • Please contact the tour operator to request your preferred language. You will find their information on the voucher after booking
  • The reading material (PDF) will be sent to your email address
  • This reading material will be a customized PDF in your selected language and will include instructions on how to arrive to the starting location, travel tips and detailed explanations about the sights you will visit
What's included
Personalized reading material (PDF). Entrance ticket
What's not included
All other expenses. Food and drinks. Hotel pick-up and/or drop off
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Know Before You Go
See the first open air museum opened in Bulgaria. Explore the grounds 17 acres and 50 sites at your own pace. View the Renaissance architecture and learn the ancient national customs. Discover the museum grounds at your own pace with a self-guided tour
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Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day before your travel date
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Meeting Point

Enter the museum at any time during operating hours with your ticket.