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National Museum of Military History

ul.Cherkovna 92, Sofia 1505, Bulgaria
+359 2 946 1805
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ul.Cherkovna 92, Sofia 1505, Bulgaria
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"war machines"
in 5 reviews
"cold war"
in 6 reviews
"indoor and outdoor exhibits"
in 3 reviews
"several floors"
in 3 reviews
"world war"
in 5 reviews
"jet fighters"
in 2 reviews
"armoured vehicles"
in 2 reviews
"fighter planes"
in 2 reviews
"anti aircraft"
in 2 reviews
"artillery pieces"
in 2 reviews
"translated into english"
in 2 reviews
"balkan wars"
in 2 reviews
"soviet era"
in 6 reviews
"extensive collection"
in 3 reviews
"great collection"
in 4 reviews
"on display"
in 5 reviews
"no photography"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entering the courtyard of a Military History Museum, you see a remarkable collection of military field equipment, once belonged to the Bulgarian Army. in the halls of the museum there is a lot of history, interestingly arranged. The exhibits cover the period from the Antiquity...More

Thank Mario F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The outdoor part of the museum is comprehensive but a bit run down; the grounds are great, but the military equipment is not in the best shape. Don't expect shiny and new, but everything is well labeled and laid out nicely. Inside, they have a...More

Thank Mike M
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Reviewed May 25, 2018

only go if history is you thing . starts in 1500 and go 1800. lots of old stones, money, gold hats, clothing , marble wall. 3 flights of history. you can spend 30min if not in to history or 4 hrs. reading lots of explantions....More

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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Check if it’s open. Despite what TA said and their own website said (ie that it was open), we caught a taxi only to find a sign on the gate that it was closed. We could see lots of cars, I presume staff, inside but...More

Thank Peter G
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Great place to visit with children! All kinds of military vehicles in the yard, all kinds of exsibitions inside.

Thank Teodor T
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

I'm not that big on warfare and military machinery, but this place was fascinating. So. many. big. guns. and tanks and rocket launchers and aircraft. The front part of the museum is free and open to the public. It's more like a park with German...More

Thank Ginny W
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

The museum is at the back of Sofia so you will need to get a cab there. There is no Metro system near. Outside is a vast display of soviet planes and tanks /missle launchers and big guns.You walk though the gate and look around.You...More

Thank Z2698XUjohnp
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

Full of the military history of Bulgaria. Plenty of vehicles, weapons, mock-ups and costumes. Inexpensive to visit, and you can easily sped half a day here. A bit odd that the staff insist on following you around, but it did not detract from the experience...More

Thank A_Brit_By_Sea
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

I am a military history buff and this museum is a must. Incredible collection of military hardware outside (lots of guns and a whole SA-2 SAM battery!!) an is great also inside. I would have liked more english legends.

Thank Miguel_PM
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Amazing very educational historic military museum. Outside you can see planes, tanks and rockets, inside there are beautiful uniforms and medals. I enjoyed the visit.

Thank Mira-mane
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Asef1975
June 6, 2016|
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no, however we met a guide who spoke german, because she lived there...
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Robert H
February 22, 2016|
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gotta park in the surrounding streets, museum self has no parking
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Laura K
September 27, 2015|
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I'm a tourist too .... But in a nice weather , get off at Sofia University station, then walk 15-20 minutes..? Hope that will help..?
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