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National Museum of Military History

ul.Cherkovna 92, Sofia 1505, Bulgaria
+359 2 946 1805
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ul.Cherkovna 92, Sofia 1505, Bulgaria
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"war machines"
in 5 reviews
"cold war"
in 6 reviews
"indoor and outdoor exhibits"
in 3 reviews
"several floors"
in 3 reviews
"behind glass"
in 3 reviews
"jet fighters"
in 2 reviews
"fighter planes"
in 2 reviews
"artillery pieces"
in 2 reviews
"translated into english"
in 2 reviews
"two world wars"
in 2 reviews
"soviet era"
in 6 reviews
"took pictures"
in 2 reviews
"extensive collection"
in 3 reviews
"free lockers"
in 2 reviews
"great collection"
in 4 reviews
"big collection"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Amazing very educational historic military museum. Outside you can see planes, tanks and rockets, inside there are beautiful uniforms and medals. I enjoyed the visit.

Thank Mira-mane
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

The museum has a great collection, with many vehicles, uniforms and weaponry. As with many places, the provided information is quite biased. Sometimes it seems they try to defend Bulgaria's role in history, which sometimes annoyed me as I prefer impartial information. Almost everything is...More

Thank 250milanv
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Amazing and interesting museum right in the heart of Sofia , the outside lawns showcase all sorts of tanks, missiles and planes , amazing !

Thank Bracha R
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

As a pensioner I only had to pay 2 Lev. A good outdoor display of tanks, helicopters, boats & lorries. Some of this could be seen in the front display area without payment. The indoor dispaly covered mediaeval times up the the 2nd world war.

Thank David W
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Very impressive collection of fighter planes and military vehicles. Scud missile launchers and mig's amongst the best.

Thank Sean M
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

the lovely lady didn't explain so well, but the security guard did at the end, each picture you take costs quite a lot, I took three pictures and it cost me 7.00 pound

Thank Pippa W
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Definitely worth a visit if you’re into your military history. There’s a decent collection of Bulgarian (Soviet) kit scattered around the grounds outside the main museum. Inside there are good exhibits taking you through Bulgaria’s participation in the major wars, as well as the Cold...More

Thank Phil G
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

A must for all military enthusiasts. Great exhibition and you can get close to all the items. Not just Bulgarian, there are other countries it's too.

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Place to see the history of Bulgaria through there victories and defeats through the ages. Most displays in English and Bulgarian. Inside mostly pictures. Uniforms and small arms. Outside an array of large weapons tanks, planes, rockets and the like. Well worth a visit if...More

2  Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

It was supposed to be open and was difficult to get to, involving metro and trams but on arrival there was a sign outside stating that it was closed from 9 Aug to 6 Sep 17 and my last day was 5 Sep! There were...More

Thank travelpassion
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Asef1975
6 June 2016|
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no, however we met a guide who spoke german, because she lived there...
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Robert H
23 February 2016|
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Response from El H |
gotta park in the surrounding streets, museum self has no parking
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Laura K
27 September 2015|
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I'm a tourist too .... But in a nice weather , get off at Sofia University station, then walk 15-20 minutes..? Hope that will help..?
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