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The National Institute of Archaeology with Museum at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences covers the complete study of the culture of tribes and peoples who have occupied present day Bulgaria from the remote past until the 18th century. The Museum of...more
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The museum is located in an ancient mosque. It is not huge but contains some stunning artifacts, in particular Thracian golden masks, objects and jewelry. There are also beautiful roman sculptures and beautiful byzantine frescoes. The terrace of the restaurant outside the museum is very...More
We were told that if you only visit one museum in Sofia, this should be it. Nicely laid out museum that is not overwhelming and housing a nice collection of antiquities back to Thracian times. Especially impressive are the solid gold relics in the vault...More
Visited this interesting museum that houses some rather unique artifacts that I haven't seen anywhere else. As a Roman history and Architecture enthusiast, I was struck by the various items ranging from the Neolithic period to the Thracian to the Roman and beyond. You can...More
The museum has a small, yet really impressive collection of art and objects from Thracian, Hellenic, Roman, and Bulgarian periods, as well as other objects dating back to the Bronze age. It is only two floors but the quality of the exhibits is really a...More
Pre-history from 1.6 million years ago to 1600 BC; Thracian, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, Bulgarian, and Ottoman cultures.
Gold, silver, bronze, copper, stone, bone, rock, sculptures, weapons, currency, jewelry, religious paintings, ikons, etc.
From funeral masks from many era's to headstones.