House museum of Petko and Pencho Slaveikovy

138, G. S. Rakovsky str.

Petko (1827-1895) and Pencho (1867-1912) Slaveykovi are father and son. They are great Bulgarian writers, poets, publicists, folklore researchers and politicians from the XIX-th and early of XX-th century.

The museum houses an unique collection of materials of the urban life from the end of 18th to the beginning of the 20th century. The main fund consists of 80 000 manuscripts of father and son Slaveikovy, the personal library of Petko (162 volumes) and Pencho (about 2000 volumes) Slaveikov, 600 original photographs, 150 paintings by famous Bulgarian classics, furniture, items, ethnographic collection, owned by Slaveikov family and the poet Mara Belcheva

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