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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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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
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
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
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
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
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!
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