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History

The War-history museums Pleven succeeded one of the oldest and most authoritative museum institutions in Bulgaria the War history memorial houses and monuments in Pleven, Pordim, Bialla and Gorna Studena, built during the period of 1903-1907 by the committee Tsar Liberator Alexander II. They all were inaugurated on 3rd September 1907.

The idea to restore and preserve the houses of eminent Bulgarians as well as those connected with certain events of the Russo-Turkish war 1877-1878 including the houses where the headquarters of Emperor Alexander II and the Royal staff had been accommodated, appeared in 1900-1901 and it received government approval as well as the approval of the Royal prince Ferdinand I.

The todays structure of the War museums includes: Panorama The Epopee of Pleven 1877, the museum house Tsar Liberator Alexander II, Chapel-mausoleum St. George Victor, Skobelev park-museum, the exhibition The Epopee of Pleven 1877, the museum-house His Royal Highness Karol I in the town of Pordim and Romanian mausoleum and an exhibition in the village of Grivitsa.


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The Inauguration of the museum-house Tsar Liberator Alexander II
The Inauguration of the chapel-mausoleum St. George Victor
The Inauguration of the chapel-mausoleum St. George Victor
The Inauguration of the Ossuary in Skobelev Park
The Inauguration of the Ossuary in Skobelev Park