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Thursday, 18 April 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]
InvertebratesVertebrates

— Education

Intern at the museum… why?

‘Working at the NMNHS is not a job, it’s a way of life!’

Teodora Georgieva
— e-Natura

GEMMOLOGY — GEMSTONES — characteristics, classification, specimens, library



— About us
News

Scientists from the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia took part in the meeting organised by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services — The two-way meeting, which was conducted at the Best Western plus Olives Hotel in Sofia between 12th and 14th of March, 2024, called on government administration representatives and…

The National Museum of Natural History, Sofia and the Society of Animalists, Florists, and Scientific Illustrators (SAFSI) present ILLUSTRATORIUM II — On the 28th of March 2024, at 18:00 in the fourth floor foyer of the National Museum of Natural History in Sofia, the museum’s director Prof Pavel Stoev and the chairman of the…

First national meeting of museum educators was conducted at the National Museum of Natural History, Sofia — On the initiative of Prof. Pavel Stoev, director of the National Museum of Natural History in Sofia, museum educators from 20 national, regional, and local museums in the country gathered…

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…

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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]