Visit

Payment for entrance tickets, as well as for printed publications and souvenirs at the stand and cash desk of the National History Museum, can be made in cash or cashless - through a POS terminal or by bank transfer.

Advantage for talk have the groups with advance request which is valid until 20 minutes after the agreed time. Groups include up to 25 people.

Hall plan

Prices and opening hours

Opening hours:

Monday - Sunday

(winter 01.10 - 31.03), 09:30 - 18:00 (checkout until 17:15)
(summer 01.04 - 30.09), 09:30 - 19:00 (checkout until 18:15)


Prices:

Individual visits:

  • individual visitors – BGN 12.00
  • pupils and students – BGN 3.00
  • visitors accompanied by children:
    Price for an adult – BGN 5.00.
    Price for children over 7 years – BGN 3.00.

Group visits:

  • For groups of 10 or more visitors - BGN 10.00.

Combined tickets valid within 1 month:

• Boyan Church - NIM - BGN 15.00.
• Boyan Church - NIM - Zemensky Monastery "St. John the Theologian" – BGN 18.00


Guided talks

In the presence of free museum tour guides, it is not allowed to lead tourist groups by external guides on the territory of the National History Museum.

Requests for a visit with a guided tour in Bulgarian, English, French, German, Russian or Japanese are accepted at least two weeks before the date of visit.

Overview talk 
(duration – 1 hour and 30 minutes): 

• in Bulgarian – BGN 20.00
• in a foreign language – BGN 35.00
• in Bulgarian with translation - BGN 25.00

Conversation for children of preschool age, students and students: (duration – 1 hour):

  • in Bulgarian - BGN 15.00
  • in a foreign language – BGN 35.00
  • interactive talk in Bulgarian – BGN 20.00

Talk for visitors with children (duration – 1 hour):

  • in Bulgarian - BGN 15.00
  • in a foreign language – BGN 35.00

Talk for people with special needs (duration – 1 hour):

  • in Bulgarian - BGN 15.00
  • in a foreign language – BGN 35.00

Discounts

Admission is free:

• for people with special needs and their companions
• for children of preschool age
• May 18 – International Museum Day

Preferential prices:

• September 17 - Sofia Day - free entry for children, schoolchildren and students, for all others BGN 3.
• November 1 - Day of the People's Alarm Clocks - free entry for children, schoolchildren and students, for all others BGN 3.

Location and transportation

Transport to the National History Museum: buses No. 63, No. 111, No. 304* (*from Monday to Friday); trolley bus no. 2)

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