Museum activities in the ancient city are carried out by the municipal cultural center "Museum Center", maintaining three permanent exhibitions - Archaeological, Ethnographic and Art. Each one is located in a separate building. The Archaeological Museum was established in 1961. It is housed in the Cultural House of the town. It presents the millennial urban tradition of the 6th millennium BC. until the 17th century. The collection is structured in two parts - Archeology and Christian art. The Ethnographic Museum was established in 2005. It is situated in a typical old Sozopol house, which is located near the sea. It presents the bits and other elements of the traditional culture of the local population - Bulgarians and Greeks. The Art Gallery of Sozopol, also called the Art Gallery, was established in 1991. It is housed in the building of the old school "St. St. Cyril and Methodius "on the same street at the end of the old town, overhanging the rocky seashore. The building was built more than a century ago in Revival style and was declared a monument of culture. Since its inception, the gallery has been one of the hosts of Bulgarian and foreign artists at the Annual Apollonia Culture and Arts Festival. The Permanent Exhibition of the Art Gallery includes 287 works of painting and painting, including works donated by participants in the International Mariners 'Artists' Works. A site of the Museum is also the restored South Wall and the Tower to it, which also has a permanent exhibition.
More information about the Ethnographic Museum in the interview with editor Grozdanka Ivanova.
Translation Yordan Georgiev - trainee