The Archaeological Museum is housed in the building of the temple "St. Cyril and Methodius" in Sozopol, which was given to the Municipality by the Holy Synod.
The museum has many unique archaeological finds as the largest collection of painted antique pottery in Bulgaria since the end of VI-II century BC. and the largest collection of Ionic ceramics and plastic arts, pottery XII - XV.
There are also a number of documents, maps, photographs and drawings. In the archaeological museum is found the Alabaster chest, in which was the relics of St. John the Baptist, together with a box with inscription, which tells about the way of the relics to Sozopol.
This is one of the most significant discoveries made in 2010 on the island of St. Ivan. Some of the exhibits of the Archaeological Museum are exhibited in some of the most famous museums in the world, such as the Hermitage and the Louvre.
The museum can be visited every day from 9.00 am to 6.00 pm, in the season from November to March - from 8.00 am to 5.30 pm.
Sozopol, 2, Khan Krum Str.
+359 55 022 226