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Museum of Socialist Art

7 Lachezar Stanchev Street, Sofia 1756, Bulgaria
+359 9800093
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“red star”(24 reviews)
“video room”(11 reviews)
About
The Museum of Socialist Art (MSA) opened on September 19th 2011 as part of the structure of the National Museum of Bulgarian Art and is under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture. The museum consists of a sculptural park (7,500 square metres...more
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7 Lachezar Stanchev Street, Sofia 1756, Bulgaria
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+359 9800093
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"red star"
in 24 reviews
"sculpture garden"
in 18 reviews
"video room"
in 11 reviews
"propaganda posters"
in 8 reviews
"bit hard to find"
in 5 reviews
"traffic police"
in 4 reviews
"costa coffee"
in 7 reviews
"communist leaders"
in 6 reviews
"indoor area"
in 3 reviews
"interesting film"
in 3 reviews
"numerous statues"
in 3 reviews
"english subtitles"
in 5 reviews
"turn right"
in 6 reviews
"gift shop"
in 7 reviews
"metro station"
in 14 reviews
"well worth the effort"
in 4 reviews
"iron curtain"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Totalitarian iconography is seldom illustrated on such a scale : the garden comprises a stunning collection of statues representing the gods and semi-gods of the Communist pantheon : Lenin, Dimitrov... In the indoor area, you can watch a film about Communist propaganda : don't skip...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located well outside of the center (I took a cab from Boyana Church, which was expensive; alternative is to take Metro to nearby station and then sort through the rather industrial neighborhood to find the not-very-well-sign-posted museum), the museum has an interesting sculpture garden of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this museum with two friends who are a lot more interested in both art and communism than myself, however all three of us left thinking the journey to visit this slightly non-central attraction was well worth it. The museum itself is situated in...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

The statues outside were interesting, but I think they could've selected better materials for the video presented inside.

Thank Petrin K
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Firstly you have to find the museum! Underground to G Dimitrov then go in the direction of the petrol station. Cross the dual carriageway and walk straight ahead for approx. 200 metres on right hand side of the road until you come to a Costa...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Fascinating museum (once you’ve managed to locate it). The statues in the garden make for a visually impressive and rather different sight. And they’re historic (including the huge soviet red star that found its final final resting place). Inside the video presentation and the paintings...More

Thank Chris F
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I'm fascinated by the Communist era, so visiting this museum while we're in Sofia was a must. It's a bit off the tourist trail, but easy enough to find. Take the slick, efficient Metro to G M Dimitrov station and then walk north along the...More

Thank dswatts69
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

As a previous reviewer said this place is not easy to find. It isnt fat grom Dimitrov metro station but I’d hidden behind buildings. Still when you do find it you have found a gem if you are i interested in Soviet statuary. At only...More

Thank Helenx0307
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

The museum closed early for Liberation Day but all of the statues, red star and giant Lenin are easily viewable from the road as they are outside the museum!

Thank Julia A
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

If you want to see esthetics of communism and "renaissance" visit this place. Not so many stuff to see but still it is interesting.

Thank Marijana K
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