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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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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Not the easiest museum to get to but worth the effort if you like military hardware. I took a taxi from my hotel as it was 50 minute walk although only 25 minute walk back to Cathedral. Museum is absolutely packed with planes, guns, tanks...More

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The museum is very impressive. It has a huge outdoor exhibition, with Tanks, fighter aircrafts, cannons and large collection of ballistic missiles. Inside the building they have different exhibitions for each war, starting from the 19th century. Of course the World War 1 and World...More

Thank Tzacki
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Interesting and encompassing collection of tanks, fighters, missiles and ancillary equipment, available in open air and with clear although essential russian and english descriptions. Inside the building the history and the development of the Bulgarian army, a nice collections of objects spanning over two centuries....More

Thank alfonso p
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Visited the museum today and as it was the last Wednesday of the month entry was free, result. Take a taxi to the museum from central Sofia 5Lev (£2.50) and it's a cheap morning trip. There is s sign on that gate that says no...More

1  Thank DaveRuss
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Four stars. It would have been five and then some if they were not such obstinate pains in the feet about photography. I have to tell you that the indoor museum they have is absolutely essential viewing material for anyone interested in the First and...More

1  Thank antonvanold
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Musium is situated comparatively close to the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. A lot of military historical exponats present the struggle of the Bulgarian people through the centures for the liberty.

Thank Vesselina N
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is an ideal place to find out about the historic military struggle for Bulgaria to achieve its identity - Fantastic uniforms and medals - armaments. Outside exhibits displaying Tanks, planes and Rockets .

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Loads of stuff in here friendly staff my partner loved all the Soviet planes and tanks outside but we don't have any photos due to a notice saying no photos outside at this time which was a shame. You can get up real close to...More

Thank Amanda K
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Very educational museum, runs through two thousand plus years of history. I've studied history all my life, and retired from the military and learned a great deal during the visit. The outside displays are increadble and the four floors of indoor displays are as well....More

Thank wdc3293
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This museum is rather far from downtown and not easy to find; Yet it definitely deserves a visit because you will be able to see an amazing collection of engines, weapons and other warfare from the soviet times. Impressive

Thank pegase175
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Asef1975
6 June 2016|
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no, however we met a guide who spoke german, because she lived there...
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Robert H
23 February 2016|
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Response from El H |
gotta park in the surrounding streets, museum self has no parking
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Laura K
27 September 2015|
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Response from GoldFish W |
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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