• carries out activities related to investigating, studying and collecting of Movable Cultural Valuables (MCV),
  • forms the primary museum documentation;
  • arranges receiving of the MCV in the funds of the branch according to the law;
  • carries out the distribution of MCV at the base, exchangeable scientific-auxiliary fund and scientific archives;
  • implements conservation and protection of the MCV fund;
  • processes scientifically and registers the received MCV in the incoming records book of the fund and in the inventory collection books;
  • participates in the development and implementation of thematic-expositional plans for permanent and temporary exhibitions;
  • participates in completing the electronic database of the MCV fund;
  • takes part in the preparation of the specialized scientific edition “Annual Proceedings of the Naval Museum”;
  • participates in the activities of commissions, according to the Cultural Heritage Act;
  • ensures the preparation of references, publications, films, etc.;
  • does scientific researches;
  • fulfils all the activities of the entire organization and functioning of the exposition;
  • carries out guide services to the visitors of the expositions and the exhibitions.

Mariana Krasteva, PhD - Director of Branch “Naval Museum”– Varna

Phone & Fax: 052/731523

  • The sea in the international relationships and the external politics of Bulgaria 1944- 1949, Varna, 2005;
  • The Bulgarian naval forces 1879- 2006 (compiler in co-authorship with At. Panaiotov), S., 2006
  • The Bulgarian – Greek religious dispute as an occurrence in the public life of Varna. (Since the Liberation till the wars) – in Religious culture, 1955, №11
  • The Bulgarian naval officer’s corps 1944 – 1947 – in Naval scientific forum, Varna, 1998, vol.4;
  • The conference for determination of the Danube river statute and Bulgaria in the context of post-war international relationships – in International relationships,1999, №3
  • The originator of the hydrographic work in Bulgaria.(Boris Rogev - Captain I rank) – in Prominent scientists – naval officers, Varna, 1999
  • Published and unpublished memoirs of naval officers as source about the history of the Bulgarian naval forces – in Bulletin of Military history scientific society (MHSS, or VIND), 1999, vol.64
  • Preparation of the officer’s staff for the naval forces by the Naval Department of the Military School (1930 – 1945) (in co-authorship with G. Antonov) – in Military History Collection, 1999, №4
  • The participation of France in the establishment and development of the Bulgarian military fleet – Annual Proceedings of the Naval Museum, Varna, 2001, vol.I
  • International aspects of the Bulgarian merchant navigation (1944 – 1948) – in Annual Proceedings of the Naval Museum, Varna, 2001, vol. I
  • The Bulgarian marine and Danube navigation on a basis of the Truce Agreement (1944-1947) – in Naval scientific forum, Varna, 2001 , vol.7
  • The stand of Bulgaria regarding the Straits question and the executing of the convention from Montreux during the first years after World War II – in Military History Collection, S., 2001, №2
  • The Paris peace treaty from 1947 and the Bulgarian naval forces – in Reports Collection from the anniversary scientific conference “Army, state, society” on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Central Military Archives, V.Tarnovo, October 5, 2001
  • Problems of the Bulgarian military Shipbuilding and Ship-repairs (1919- 1947) (in co-authorship with At. Panaiotov) – in Annual Proceedings of the Naval Museum, Varna, 2002, vol.II
  • The Black sea and the Danubian Dobrudja bank in the post-war Bulgarian – Romanian relationships (1945 – 1947) - in Bulgaria after 1944 – history, problems, tendencies. Collection of reports. Shumen, 2002
  • Bulgaria in the sphere of the Russian geopolitical interests on the Balkans (1944-1952) (According to the reports of French diplomats and military attaches in Bulgaria) – in a Journal of the State Archives, S., 2003, vol.82
  • The sailings of "Libertad" and "Salvador" with Hebrews-emigrants to the coast of Palestine in 1940 (in co-authorship with At .Panaiotov)- in Annual Proceedings of the Naval Museum. Varna, 2003, vol.III
  • Scientific-research activity in the Naval Museum. Bibliography. - in Annual Proceedings of the Naval Museum. Varna, 2003, vol.III
  • The doyen of the Bulgarian naval historiography rear admiral Sava Ivanov (1891-1958) - acknowledged and unknown. - in 90 years organized military historical researches in Bulgaria. Reports of and scientific information collection, hold on an international scientific conference in Sofia, 26-27 October 2004, S., 2004
  • Burgas as a base post of the navy and its place in the defense system of Bulgaria (1879 – 1944) (in co-authorship with At. Panyotov) – in Pages from the history of the naval base – Burgas, Varna, 2004
  • Naval base Burgas – formation, tasks and activity (1944 – 1950) – in Pages from the history of the naval base – Burgas, Varna, 2004
  • The establishment of the Naval museum – personalities, ideas, institutions. – Region historical museum (RHM) V.Tarnovo, Bulletin – the Museum – finds, events, personalities. Reports and announcements from the VIII museum readings…, vol. XIX, Veliko Tarnovo, 2004
  • Bulgaria and the Hebrew emigration on sea from Europe to Palestine 1944-1949 – in Crucial times. Anniversary collection in honor of professor Lubomir Ognianov. S., 2006
  • The Bulgarian naval forces – under the shade of the big wars of the XX c. or a product of the Bulgarian national politics. – in Annual Proceedings of the Naval museum. Varna, 2005, vol.IV-V
  • Captain 1st rank G. Krupov (1884 – 1959), biographical essay - in Annual Proceedings of the Naval museum, Varna, 2008, vol.VI
  • Black sea and Danube river in the native historical researches (2000 – 2008 review) - in Annual Proceedings of the Naval museum, Varna, 2009, vol.VII
  • The beginning of the Bulgarian Black sea navy by documents - in Annual Proceedings of the Naval museum, Varna, 2009, vol.VII
  • 110 years of Bulgarian Navy Headquarters (1899 – 2009) - in Annual Proceedings of the Naval museum, Varna, 2009, vol.VII
  • Bulgarian and French Navy in the relations of both countries (1878 – 2010) (in co-authorship), Varna, 2011
  • Rear admiral Ivan Variklechkov (1891 – 1974) and his times (in co-authorship), Varna, 2011
  • The Bulgarian Naval Shipbuilding and Ship-repair between the Neuilly and Paris Peace Treaties (1919-1947). (with At. Panayotov). – Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Hydrodynamics and Aerodynamics in Marine Engineering and Third Joint Conference of BRASS and BINSA, 01-04 October 2001, Varna, vol. 2
  • Le problème du débouché maritime bulgare sur la Mer Egée pendant les premières années après la Deuxième guerre mondiale. Aspirations nationales et realité politique. – Bulgarian Historical Review, S., 2003, vol. 1-2
  • Le littoral maritime et Danubien de la Dobroudja et les rélations bulgaro-roumaines (1944-1947) – Études Balkaniques, S., 2004, vol. 4


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