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Wednesday, 28 February 2024

2nd ICAZ Medieval Period Working Group Meeting

The National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences provides free access to its exhibitions to all Ukrainian citizens.

— What’s on display
Hall 13 — 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]
National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (NMNHS) — The richest museum of natural history on the Balkans. Nearly a million and a half specimens of animals, plants and minerals
National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
the richest museum of natural history on the Balkans, nearly a million and a half specimens of animals, plants and minerals
Being the first and the richest natural history museum on the Balkans, the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences studies, preserves and disseminates information about the living and non-living nature both in Bulgaria and throughout the world… [more]
— Visit us
National Museum of Natural History
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd, 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria

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

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 — 18:00
On 24 and 31 December: 10:00 — 13:00

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

Hall 5 — BirdsHall 7 — FishesHall 9 — PalaeontologyHalls 10, 11, 12, 13 — Mammals
— Palaeontological Museum Dimitar Kovachev, Asenovgrad
The Dimitar Kovachev Palaeontological Museum, a branch of the National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (NMNHS) in Asenovgrad, was created with a contract dated 22.02.1990 between the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the National Museum of Natural History and the Asenovgrad Municipality… [more]

— Research & collections
The museum staff’s scientific research is linked with the latest national and international priorities in the fields of biodiversity, ecology, and nature conservation. The entomology and palaeozoology studies are especially intense… [more]
InvertebratesBotany

— Education

Intern at the museum… why?

‘Because the world of animals is still an unrevealed secret and there is always something to learn.’

Severina Velkova
— e-Natura

GEMMOLOGY — GEMSTONES — characteristics, classification, specimens, library


— About us
News

Extinct Balkan population of fallow deer introduced by the Romans as far as Britain — On 13 February 2024, international media covered two scientific papers published simultaneously in two scientific journals - PNAS and Scientific Reports - on account of their contribution…

The 2nd ICAZ Medieval Period Working group meeting will be held in Sofia — From 2-6.10.2024 in the Conference room of the Museum for the History of Sofia a Medieval Period Working group conference will take place with a focus on the animals of the Middle Ages…

70th Anniversary of Prof. Dr Zdravko Hubenov — On 3 January 2024, our dear colleague and long-time scientific secretary of the museum Prof. Zdravko Hubenov turned seventy…

Assoc. Prof. Petar Shurulinkov was awarded posthumously in the “Person of the Year” competition for 2023 by the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee — On 12 December 2023, for the sixteenth time in a row, the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee held the ceremony of awarding the “Person of the Year” awards to activists and representatives…

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History

The National Museum of Natural History at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences has a history of more than one hundred and thirty years. It is the oldest museum in Bulgaria and the oldest and richest among the natural history museums on the Balkan Peninsula… [more]