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— What’s on display
Hall 10 — Mammals
The museum exhibitions show the Caroline parakeet, which became extinct world-wide, the monk seal, bearded vulture, little bustard, grey and maiden crane, steppe viper, German sturgeon, all of which extinct in Bulgaria… [more]

Visit us

Opening hours

For the scientific departments: Monday — Friday 08:30 — 17:00
For the exhibitions: Monday — Sunday 10:00 — 18:30

The museum is open every day except 1 January, 3 March, Easter [Eastern] and 25 December. Last admission is at 17:30.

National Museum of Natural History
1 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria

Phones: (+359 2) 9885116 — Operator; Information: (+359 87) 9226573, 10:00 — 18:30 hours

Fax: (+359 2) 9882894

Admission fees


— single ticket for persons above age 18: 8.00 BGN
— pupils, students, retirees: 4.00 BGN
— children under age 6 and people with disabilities: 2.00 BGN
— family ticket (parents with 2 children under age 18): 20.00 BGN
— guided tour [upon request by phone (+359 87) 9226573] in Bulgarian: 20.00 BGN
— guided tour [upon request by phone (+359 87) 9226573] in English: 40.00 BGN

Free admission


— May 18 (International Museum Day)
— June 1 — children up to 14 years old
— every first Tuesday of the month — retirees, people with disabilities and their companions

— Getting here
Getting here
How to get to the museum? Public transport. Nearest stops. Map… [more]
— Facilities
Facilities
The museum has an entrance ramp and mobile platform, giving access to the exhibitions… [more]

Nearly a million and a half specimens of animals, plants and minerals