The Archaeological Museum hosts archaeological findings collections from Ancient Thracia, the Greek colonies along the Black Sea Coast and the Roman Empire. The unique exhibits show the early history of sailing along the Black Sea Coast, as well as the development of prospering South Black Sea Coast ports in Bulgaria throughout the Middle Ages until the country fell under Ottoman rule at the end of 14th and middle of 15th century. The museum also hosts archaeological findings from Burgas District.
The museum is part of the Regional historical Museum – Burgas, which for the past 10 years has been an actively functioning cultural and scientific institute with a contemporary network of four basic exhibitions – historical, archaeological, ethnographic and a natural history one. They are all located in beautiful buildings – cultural monuments in the city centre, within 4-5 minute walks of each other.