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The National Museum of Natural History in Sofia (NMNHS) is the first natural history museum on the Balkans and is devoted to the preservation of scientific collections of live and non-live nature. The museum consists of fifteen halls on four floors. The collection includes a Caroline parrot, a monk seal, bearded vulture, little bustard, grey and maiden crane, steppe viper and a German sturgeon. Besides these examples the museum features several dioramas that depict the live nature of the Arctic (with white bears and seals), Africa (black panther), Asia (tiger) and South American tropical forest (with jaguar, ara parrots and tamarine monkeys).

National Museum of Natural History
bulevard Tsar Osvoboditel 1
1000 Sofia

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology



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Opening hours

Monday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 06:00 pm

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0 - 5 BGN1.00
Sofia Card Valid
Adults BGN5.00
Children (5+) BGN2.00
Disabled BGN1.00
Retirees BGN2.00

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bulevard Tsar Osvoboditel 1, Sofia, Bulgaria


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