The National Institute and Museum of Archaeology (National Institute of Archaeology with Museum in Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) is devoted to the culture of tribes and peoples that have occupied present day Bulgaria from the remote past until the 18th century. The museum is an archaeological museum that is housed in the building of the largest and oldest former Ottoman mosque in Sofia. The Archaeology Museum features prehistory objects from between 1,600,000 BC and 1,600 BC, grave inventory and other treasures from the late Bronze Age to late Antiquity, and objects from ancient Thrace, Greece and Rome to the late Middle Ages.
Summer opening hours (May-October)
10 am-6.00 pm (open every day)
Winter opening hours (November-April)
10 am-5.00 pm (closed on Monday)
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