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Museum of Socialist Art

Museum of Socialist Art Entrance Ticket in Sofia
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Museum of Socialist Art Entrance Ticket in Sofia
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The Museum of Socialist Art (MSA) opened on September 19th 2011 as part of the structure of the National Museum of Bulgarian Art and is under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture. The museum consists of a sculptural park (7,500 square metres...more
7 Lachezar Stanchev Street, Sofia 1756, Bulgaria
+359 9800093
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All reviews red star sculpture garden video room indoor area propaganda video costa coffee bit hard to find gift shop turn right english subtitles well worth the effort metro station ticket office recent history city centre worth the trip google maps
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if you come by car, you will be lucky if you can find a parking. be careful not to park on the side of the street, because the city towing company is really busy towing wrongfully parked vehicles. Traffic police is right across the road,...More

Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Museum of Socialist Art has a spectacular garden where statues from all over Sofia have been gathered. However, it’s extremely difficult to find, being really in the middle of nowhere with no signposting whatsoever. Don’t bother paying to go inside, it’s extremely small and...More

Thank 343cian_
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this museum after going on a guided communist tour. We got a taxi here and even the taxi driver was not sure where it was! A pleasant hour or so looking at the sculptures however the poster exhibits could do with a bit...More

Thank 4ZZZZs
Reviewed 1 week ago

This not so easy to find museum shows a nice collection of communist statues, that lack a bit of explanation, and a collection of posters criticising the communist era. I would have expected many 'real' communist posters instead, although I really liked the posters shown,...More

Thank Kristof V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is very well planned museum area.You need about an hour here. You will see it on your tour of the city.

Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a start this place is quite hard to find. You need to walk north west from Dimitrov station on the east side of the road, downhill until you see Costa coffee then turn right. The entrance is on the right just after the shopping...More

Thank GreyNomad27
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The metro station is a 8 min walk away. Try to go to this off the beaten track as it’s really interesting. You see the statues from the era of communism -including the ‘ruby’ star (glass) and massive Lenin where now the gilded Sofia graces...More

Thank zazu2012
Reviewed 14 September 2018

The Museum of Socialist Art has an impressive collection of statues from the socialist era. But the we visited, there was no exhibition except contemporary posters made by students. Well, not what we expected to be an exhibition of socialist art.

Thank makr80
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The museum is rather far away from the city centre but you can easily get there by metro and it's definitely worth it especially if you are not from Eastern Europe.

Thank Lucia B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Well, there was a time the ideology and ideologist tried to persuade people that the so called Light Future, is comming soon. In that museum you can see a lot of books, pictures, media and vice versa of materials of propaganda. It is hard to...More

Thank nta_12
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