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Dimitrovgrad - Museums and cultural institutions

Retro apartment

Retro Apartment - Retro Apartment recreates time from
the socialist lifestyle after 1951, when the first housing estates were built
blocks in the new city. The idea of ​​creating an exhibition presenting
the socialist housing of the 1950s and 1960s is under discussion
active in Dimitrovgrad for ten years. It justifies itself
specifics of the city and its role in the past of "The first socialist city of
Bulgaria ”. It is in it that the changes that take place in
Bulgarian society after the Second World War and in terms of
the imposition of the so-called "socialist way of life", including change
of the notion of home. In 2012, in connection with the international project
"ATRIUM", in the Historical Museum - Dimitrovgrad, were collected items from
the socialist lifestyle. In 2017, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of
Dimitrovgrad, together with dozens of other items donated by Dimitrovgrad citizens, they
found a place in the so-called "Retro apartment" located in the center of our city.
It consists of four rooms, in the past inhabited by 2-3 families.
They are separated as a kitchen, living room, bedroom and study
Work time:
Monday - Friday - 9:30 - 18:00
Saturday and Sunday - 9:30 am-5: 30 pm
tel: 0391/66787
e-mail: museumdg@mail.bg