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Beautiful architecture, old public bath house

The museum contains artefacts, clothing, furniture etc as you would expect, that represent... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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It was awsome to visit the place, I was on my own but did not feel bored at all, took some pictures... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum contains artefacts, clothing, furniture etc as you would expect, that represent Bulgarian history. The building is beautiful and really interesting. The museum is in the former Turkish Mineral Baths and the baths are still there and used as display spaces. There is an...More

Thank MPWEST10
Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is beautiful, and easily accessible in the centre, housing some interesting artifacts showing life for aristocrats in Sofia through the ages, plus lots of Roman remains which were found during the creations of the metro. There was also a good amount of information...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Sofia architecture marvel served as public bathroom until 1980 ties.. Today it is a modern museum of the city of the bulgarian capital Sofia. The expositions are most professionally displayed. A great bunch of artifacts plus photos are telling the history of this second...More

Thank vdavidkov
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was awsome to visit the place, I was on my own but did not feel bored at all, took some pictures and hanging arround

Thank Shelimashrafahmed
Reviewed July 10, 2018

My esteemed spouse and I recently enjoyed a weekend in Sofia and spent a rainy few hours exploring Sofia's history in this beautiful building. There's a little bit of a lot of history packed into this place. You'll see archaeological artifacts, pictures and clothing of...More

Thank acandkc
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We found this museum a bit of an anticlimax. Our guidebook had listed it as a “must see” and, after our visit to the archaeological museum we were looking forward to visiting. The museum has an interesting early section - some prehistoric and some Roman...More

Thank pnhmrk
Reviewed July 2, 2018

The Regional history museum of Sofia is quite fascinating, with a lot of contemporary exhibitions and interesting events every year. A must see-place for for anyone interested in the history of Sofia and Bulgaria. Beautiful and unique building with lots of history in the center...More

Thank Mario F
Reviewed June 29, 2018

This is one of the newest museums in Sofia and its very interesting . Tells the story of the city from the ancient history till now days .Very well made .

Thank one1bg
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

I wish it would be open for a couple hours longer. We could not get enough of it, and the rich history of Bulgaria.

Thank ruthmartinez11rm
Reviewed June 21, 2018

The Sofia History Museum is located inside a beautiful building, home previously to hot mineral baths. It is small but has several exhibits on the beginnings and past of Sofia - a particularly good visit for anyone interested in the traditional and modern clothing fashions...More

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