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Sofia Arsenal Museum for Contemporary Art

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Address: bul.Cherni vrah 2, Sofia 1421, Bulgaria

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I went in to buy a ticket and the woman asked me what I wanted; the Gallery shares a space with the Ethnographic Museum. I told her I wanted to see both, so it didn't matter, and... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2015
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited the Sofia Museum of Contemporary Art in mid-April 2017 only to find it closed for renovatiion/reconstruction (see photo) with no indication on when it will be opening again. There are a dozen or so pieces of outdoor sculpture on the building's grounds, but alas, nothing else.

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Reviewed 10 September 2015

I went in to buy a ticket and the woman asked me what I wanted; the Gallery shares a space with the Ethnographic Museum. I told her I wanted to see both, so it didn't matter, and she seemed delighted. When I went the upstairs was contemporary self-portraits, a really interesting exhibit in multiple media (including some very clever takes... More 

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Reviewed 20 November 2012

The place is easy to find, it is right in front of an entrance to the “European Union” metro station. You’ll see it just behind the trees. Is the building with the “glass scaffolding”. I expected more, honestly, the day I went there the exhibition was comprised by one sculpture, one installation and three bad photos. I wasn’t lucky at... More 

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Reviewed 22 November 2011

i visited this gallery as it was just a few hundred yards from my hotel,the Hilton.it is housed in the former arsenal so it is quite an interesting building.the ground floor is a gallery for paintings and photos most as the name implies,contemporary.The first floor is comprised of some unusual looking exhibits.i have attached a couple of photos so make... More 

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