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National Museum of History
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Ranked #25 of 234 things to do in Sofia
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Owner description: The National Museum of History has the most impressive collection of national treasures and is the largest museum in Bulgaria. Through more than 650,000 artifacts – Thracian gold and silver, pottery, icons, art & jewelry, mosaics – it tells the story of the European civilization from the dawn of times to the modernity. With focus on the 1300 years history of the Bulgarian state, the museum is a must-see attraction to visit while in Sofia. Closed on national holidays - 1 Jan, 24, 25 Dec.
Reviewed 16 November 2016

It's not the best museum I have been to but worth a visit for the history of the Sofia and Bulgaria. I did like the video projections on the walls and the old carriage...

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"boyana church"
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"thracian gold"
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"folk costumes"
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"lots of interesting exhibits"
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"worth making the journey"
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"on display"
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"joint ticket"
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"pre roman"
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"ancient times"
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"gold objects"
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"soviet style"
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"trolley bus"
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"amazing artifacts"
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"greek and roman"
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"ottoman empire"
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"former communist"
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"imposing building"
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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Its huge exhibition halls were adequate for different groups of tourists. Its well ventilated with adequate museum pieces not seen in other museums. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

poor colection poorly maintained and the majority of the items are stolen from the balkan countries .

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a wonderful museum with a great collection of exhibits. There are some good ethnological displays and currently there is a colourful art exhibit that combines modern interpretations of icon with a collection of original ones. The building itself is interesting and very attractive.
The museum sells entrance tickets also a combined ticket for Boyana Church. I took a taxi and would advise going here first as the staff do speak a little English.

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

You can see the famous pieces of Thracian gold treasures and to learn a lot of the rich history of Bulgarian people during many centuries. Do not hesitate to take a guide, they speak different languages and are simply excellent.

Thank kalanhoe
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