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National Museum of Military History

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Address: 92 Cherkovna Street, Sofia 1505, Bulgaria
Phone Number: +359 2 946 1805
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This wonderful museum is situated in a very nice and quiet neighbourhood just a walking distance away from city center. It is very big and spacious and covers all periods of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Sofia, Grad Sofiya, Bulgaria
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Sofia, Grad Sofiya, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This wonderful museum is situated in a very nice and quiet neighbourhood just a walking distance away from city center. It is very big and spacious and covers all periods of the history of the country.I really like how the first floor starts with ancient history and as you climb up you get to the modern day times.There is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This museum is worth a visit; it's not often you get to see ballistic missiles, tanks and fighter aircraft up close! If you are into this sort of thing it is obviously worth visiting but even if you are not you'll probably still enjoy it. The site is a little out of the cenre but it is walkable, or just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The standard of museums is not high in Bulgaria, although they try hard. However, the millitary museum is a top class museum with lots of interesting indoor and outdoor exhibits from ancient history through to more modrrn hardware. It is well labelled in English and bulgarian and it is evident that quite a lot of money has been spent on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This museum provides a comprehensive history of Bulgaria's history of warfare, which in some ways paints a better picture of the country's history than the archaeological museums. It includes a good mix of historical artefacts and posters describing important events in both Bulgarian and English, as well as some impressive modern military hardware in the courtyard. Not many countries fought... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Museums in Sofia and Bulgaria. If you want to look at the military technics of Bulgarian army that is your plase.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is one of my favorite museums worldwide! The Bulgarians never cease to amaze me with their creativity. The use of technology and motion activated screens and displays is just impressive. I felt like part of the history! Bravo Sofia!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This museum is well out of the way from the center of the city and took me about 50 mins to walk to from Vitosha Boulevard. The museum is comprised of two buildings set in large grounds. Around the building there are dozens of tanks, missiles, planes and assorted military vehicles. The museum covers Bulgarian military history over hundreds of... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The most impressive part is the collection of military vehicles, planes, helicopters,... It is well maintained, the military history part is quite well shown.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Great well maintained museum which is a gem for those that love military (and all) history. The museum walks the visitor through the history of Bulgaria from ancient times to modern day and shows the associated military equipment from the period. Would definitely like to visit it again in the future.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Although Bulgaria is small this museum contains good collection of weapons that were part of Bulgaria's army history. The museum is excellent for families with kids even girls. You can spend there 1-2 hrs or if you want to can certainly spend more (but probably without kids)

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Address: Address: 92 Cherkovna Street, Sofia 1505, Bulgaria
Phone Number: +359 2 946 1805
Location: Europe  >  Bulgaria  >  Sofia Region  >  Sofia
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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