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Sofia History Museum

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A rare insight into Sofia's rich heritage

Very enlightening. We hope the Bulgarian government will increase funding to improve its displays... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jeftan6
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Melbourne, Australia
Sofia History Museum.

"Sofia Central mineral Bath-house" now since 2015 converted into the "Sofia Regional historical... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
MumbaiRiders
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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very enlightening. We hope the Bulgarian government will increase funding to improve its displays though.

Thank jeftan6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When I went here, the lady behind the desk Made me pay 8lev instead of 8, I still don’t understand why but it feels like I’ve been ripped off because I am a tourist. The temporary exhibition was closed and the other parts of the...More

Thank toltan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I checked the reviews beforehand and was warned about the rude old lady in the ticket desk. I can confirm that it is still true. Firstly I thought it was free entry on thursdays, and when I arrived (on a Thursday), she told me that...More

Thank Mattias S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed an hour and a half here. Not long opened it used to be the baths hamam. Quite interesting with short informational videos only problem there are no seats.Highlight for us was one of the original tramcars which you can sit in! If you are...More

Thank Bettyc3max
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a renovated bath house converted into a museum. A must for any tourist. The layout is excellent.

Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This could have been a nice trip to a museum, but the staff completely ruin the experience. First, the woman at the front desk - no greeting of course (it's Bulgaria and I'm learning that's normal) just stares at you. I'd like two tickets please....More

Thank yoshibear
Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is a modern and well laid out museum which was once a bathhouse. There are plenty of English language translations suitable for the layman on the exhibits and posters and it is quiet and relaxing to walk around . It is centrally located a...More

Thank geeps2
Reviewed 25 September 2018

"Sofia Central mineral Bath-house" now since 2015 converted into the "Sofia Regional historical museum".The history of Sofia is presented on two floors of the magnificent former Turkish Bath House. Exhibitions are divided thematically over eight chambers, with the most interesting rooms dedicated to the Bulgarian...More

Thank MumbaiRiders
Reviewed 2 September 2018

The area has been inhabited for 7000 years. The hot springs made the site very popular with the Romans. Learned a lot of history we were not taught in the school in the UK

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We heard some great stories in a specific room: a street in Sofia, so we were really looking forward to seeing this part of the exhibition. When you get to the ticket booth, the confusion starts: the permanent exhibition is 6lv, the temporary ( of...More

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