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National Museum of Military History

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National Museum of Military History Entrance Ticket in Sofia
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All reviews cold war war machines several floors world war armoured vehicles fighter planes anti aircraft artillery pieces translated into english vast collection soviet era balkan wars enter the building on display few hours couple of hours tanks
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Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Excellent location, very detailed displays going back to the Roman times with quality artefacts. Good 2 hrs to have a good look around. Value for money.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dazzer408
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Must be one of the best military museums I have visited. You can wander round all the tanks, missiles, planes, machinery at your leisure outside for free. Then for 12 lev, about £5.50, then you cross outside with more military hardware, then enter the building......More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank alisdairt
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Outside there is a lot of tanks, airplanes and other things from the wars. Inside there is a lot of Weapons, medals and clothes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank leonm616
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Make sure to visit the museum's park and see some T34's Tigers and many, many cold war tanks and aircrafts. The walk amongst these vehicles by itself is well worth the visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kricore
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Our visit to the museum was a good experience and a perfect lesson of the wars that took place in Balcans.A lesson for the kids of the clothing the evolution of guns, the political changes of the region and a remind of where the nationalism...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank chriserd
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

the museum is fairly easily accessible by public transportation, we took the metro to „Св. Климент Охридски" station and from there walked about 15 minutes of foot. We visited on the last Wednesday of the month and were pleased to find out that the entrance...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marija P
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

We paid 8 leva per person to visit the 1st 3 floors of the museum and to see all the vehicles on the inside terain (you can see some on the terain outside for free). The museum will take you about 1 hour and shows...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank j00st78
Reviewed 2 July 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MarioF2575
Reviewed 18 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MikeM9780
Reviewed 25 May 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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6 June 2016|
Response from Leo1975-H |
no, however we met a guide who spoke german, because she lived there...
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Robert H
23 February 2016|
Response from Leo1975-H |
gotta park in the surrounding streets, museum self has no parking
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Laura K
27 September 2015|
Response from MrWHolidayBeginner |
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..?