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National Museum of History

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
National Museum of History Entrance Ticket in Sofia
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National Museum of History Entrance Ticket in Sofia
From $8.24*
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The National Museum of History has the most impressive collection of national treasures and is the largest museum in Bulgaria. Through more than 650,000 artifacts – Thracian gold and silver, pottery, icons, art & jewelry, mosaics – it tells the...more
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ul.Vitoshko lale 16, Sofia 1618, Bulgaria
+359 2 955 4280
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is far away from all other attractions so going there need a car or taxi but the treasures, such as 5000-4000 years gold jewelry. And very beautiful, very expansively well made gold and silver sets of cups with Greek gods made of 400 BC....More

Thank Lingang
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would argue, every country you visit, you must go to the National Museum of History if they have one. What you learn in those museums is, that in the core we are all the same. This museum has quite of collection, but for some...More

Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Museum have free entry on last Monday of each month. Not in the centre of the city, but can be reached with no.2 bus from downtown sofia university area. The museum seems like a summary of collections for most museums in Bulgaria, like a guide...More

Thank Phy454
Reviewed October 31, 2018

lovely place to learn about Bulgaria, he entrance was free, you have bus line (2) to there and a nice way to spend 2 or 3 hours if you can

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a museum you must visit when here. A good selection of artefacts of Bulgarian history. Worth the visit you need about an hour.

Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed October 18, 2018

What an amazing museum on the out skirts of Sophia. Please just go and be amazed at the history and artefacts found in Bulgaria dating back to the Thracian era. Incredible. The godl is amazing.

Thank SydneyBarker
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Worth a visit for the culturally interested folks out there. The museums is nicely segregated into the different time epochs of Bulgaria and its heritage and history. A good collection of artifacts with decent english translation. I really appreciated the museum also the surrounding park/area...More

Thank Jogi85
Reviewed October 7, 2018

The museum is big and there is many really interesting items in there, we really enjoyed our visit. It is located quite out of the centre of the city, so getting there might be a little difficult, but it is worth it, when you get...More

2  Thank Veronika Š
Reviewed October 7, 2018

I saw mainly the historic part with fine art, handcraft objects of gold, but this alone was already so impressive that you should put this museum on your list when visiting Sofia. A bit hard to find, but worth the effort!

1  Thank Piet C
Reviewed October 3, 2018

National Museum was an interesting place to visit, packed with artefacts from rich Bulgarian history. We have enjoyed the exhibition of Bulgarian Goldsmith Art and folk dresses section. People were pleasant but we really missed the chance to pay for the services with our credit...More

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Response from José C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Just outside in front of the main entrance you may find several parking places.