Hall 5 – Third Bulgarian Kingdom1878 - 1946 List of all permanent exhibitionsHall 1 - The Bulgarian lands from the beginning of the VI-th millennium BC. until the end of the II-nd millennium BC.Hall 2 – The Bulgarian lands in the period from the end of VI BC. to the XNUMXth century AD.Hall 3 – The Bulgarian state in the Middle Ages VII-XIV centuries.Hall 4 – Bulgarian lands under Ottoman rule (XV-XIX centuries)Hall 5 – Third Bulgarian Kingdom 1878-1946"Antarctica - the Bulgarian ice fairy tale"Hall "Ethnography" - Bulgarian folk culture. Calendar holidays. CostumesDonation Boyan Radev Hall To Exposition and exhibitions Plan a visit The exposition on the Third Bulgarian Kingdom is located in hall No. 5 of the National History Museum and covers the period from the restoration of the Bulgarian state in 1878 to its declaration as a People's Republic in 1946. More than 800 items of cultural property represent major events of the native history, related to the political, economic and cultural development of New Bulgaria. Hall 5 - Third Bulgarian Kingdom 1878-1946 Hall 5 - Third Bulgarian Kingdom 1878-1946 General view from Hall 5 Hall 5 - Third Bulgarian Kingdom 1878-1946 Hall 5 - Third Bulgarian Kingdom 1878-1946 Hall 5 - Third Bulgarian Kingdom 1878-1946 Among the exhibits are the Tarnovo Constitution, coats of arms of the Principality and Kingdom of Bulgaria, commemorative medals, portraits and photographs of the Bulgarian monarchs - Prince Alexander I, Prince Ferdinand I (tsar from 1908), Princess Maria Louise, Queen Eleonora, Tsar Boris III and Queen Joanna. Personal belongings, documents and portraits of prominent political, cultural and scientific figures are shown, including Todor Burmov, Petko Karavelov, Dragan Tsankov, Stefan Stambolov, Dr. Konstantin Stoilov, Alexander Malinov, Andrey Lyapchev, Aleko Konstantinov, Elisaveta Bagryana, Vasil Gendov, Prof. Vasil Zlatarski, Prof. Gavril Katsarov, Prof. Bogdan Filov and others.The exhibition, rich in content, contains original documents and objects related to the political life in the country, the Unification of Eastern Rumelia with the Principality of Bulgaria, the declaration of the Independence of Bulgaria, its economic development, the wars for national unification. The exhibits presenting the academic work, Bulgarian literature and science, cinema and opera are interesting. Read the whole text Some of the cultural values are unique and can only be seen in the National History Museum. Among them are a gold cup presented by Prime Minister Stefan Stambolov to Prince Ferdinand I and Princess Maria Luisa on the occasion of their wedding in 1893. The cup was bought and given to NIM by Mr. Emil Hersev. Silver trays presented to Prince Alexander I during his first meetings with the inhabitants of Ruse, Lovech and Berkovitsa in 1879. Bas-relief of Prince Ferdinand Saxe Coburg Gotha from the second half of the 1893th century, bought and donated to the museum by Mr. Marin Raikov. Commemorative sign for the construction of the railway the Sofia-Pernik line in 1917. The first edition of the novel "Under the Yoke" by Ivan Vazov. Order "For Civil Merit" with diamonds, emeralds and rubies of Dimitar Stanchov. Memorial signs presented to Alexander Malinov and Mikhail Takev by Tsar Ferdinand I on the occasion of the declaration of the Independence of Bulgaria. A commemorative medal minted on the occasion of the laying of the foundations of the Bulgarian submarine fleet in XNUMX, a bell from the National Assembly, with which Bulgaria was declared a People's Republic. Hall No. 5 also exhibits gold jubilee coins, commemorative medals from the First Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition in Plovdiv in 1892, the flag of the Kratov detachment from the Ilindensko-Transformation Uprising in 1903, seals of the Bulgarian schools in Prilep and Drama from the beginning of the 1995th century. Among the exhibits are Tsar Boris's overcoat and hunting rifle, belongings of Gen. Nikifor Nikiforov and gen. Vladimir Vazov; memorial signs - evidence of the Jewish community's gratitude for saving the Bulgarian Jews during the Second World War, among which is the gift presented in XNUMX to President Zhelio Zhelev by the Jews in Washington; writing utensils of Queen Joanna, gold and silver jewelry with precious stones, watches from world-famous brands, a self-portrait and canvases of the artist Vladimir Dimitrov - the Master. Through the selection made, the team that realized the exposition in hall No. 5 gives you the opportunity to get acquainted with some of the most significant cultural values stored in the NIM fund, relating to the period of the Third Bulgarian Kingdom. Constitution of the Principality of Bulgaria Constitution of the Principality of Bulgaria, approved by the Constituent Assembly in 1879. Copy. The original is in the Central State Archives Manifesto for declaring the Principality of Bulgaria an independent kingdom Manifesto declaring the Principality of Bulgaria an independent kingdom, September 22, 1908. Copy A golden cup Gold cup presented by Prime Minister Stefan Stambolov to Prince Ferdinand I and Princess Maria Luisa on the occasion of their wedding, 1893. People's Order "For Military Merit" XNUMXst degree with a star. People's Order "For Military Merit" 1885st degree with a star. Belonged to gen. Nikola Petrov - Balkan citizen, soldier, participant in the Serbo-Bulgarian war in XNUMX. Jubilee medal "50 years Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" A commemorative sign A commemorative sign for the construction of the railway the line Sofia - Pernik, 1893 Award of the world famous opera singer Hristina Morfova Award of the world famous opera singer Hristina Morfova, presented to her in Czechoslovakia in 1919. Bell from the National Assembly Bell from the National Assembly declaring Bulgaria a People's Republic, 1946.