OUTSIDE

OUTDOOR MUSEUM EXHIBITION - THE MOTOR PARK

In park environment, in an area of 40 decares, are displayed more than 241 models of artillery armaments, armor vehicles, engineer property, aircrafts, naval armaments and missiles. Four-pound guns, M 1867, and 9-pound guns, M 1867, present the field artillery, which has taken part in the Russo-Turkish war of 1877-1878, as well as 6-inch mortar, M 1864 and 8-inch mortar, M 1867 present the siege artillery.

There are on display various systems of guns –“Krup”, “Schneider”,”ZIS-2”gun , “Gruson” turret gun, “Skoda” and “Reinmetal”and “MT-12” anti-tank guns, mountain and field guns, as well as the only preserved with us anti-aircraft cannon “KS-30”. There are also presented various systems of howitzers - “Krup”, “Schneider”

The central place is occupied by the only preserved up to the present ballistic missiles “SKUD”, ”FROG” and “SS-23”, as well as SA-75M “Dvina” and “KRUG” missile complexes.

The museum’s visitors are able to get familiar with the displayed aircraft machines. There are exposed valuable specimens like “MiG-21 BIS”, “MiG-21 UM”, “MiG-23 ML”, “SU-22 M4”, L-29 “Dolphin” training airplane, multipurpose fighter “Tornado”, as well as “MI-2”, “MI-8” transport helicopters, and “MI-24” battle helicopter.

In the museum’s yard are presented a lot of engineer equipment - “MTU-55” bridge-layer, “BAT 1“ and “BAT 2” trench digging machines, “KRAZ” bridge-layer and others. Displayed are also naval machines – “OTAM-53 206”, ship anti-aircraft artillery units, 47 mm D-60 “Schneider” naval gun, etc.

An exceptional interest represents the self-propelled artillery, presented by SAU “Meibach” T-3 , SAU “Meibach” T-4, SAU-76 and SAU-100. Displayed are also 152 mm 2S3 “Akatsia” and 122 mm 2S1 “Gvozdika” self-propelled howitzers.

Displayed are various models of armored vehicles and units, which have been in service in the Bulgarian Army during different periods - “Hotchkiss” and “Skoda” light tanks, as well as “Meibach” T-4 main battle tank and the Russian T-34, T-55AM2 and T-72. In the outdoor exposition are presented specimens like BTR-60PB, MTLB, BMP-30, etc.


GALLERY

Virtual tour by the means of 360° panaroma photos of the external museum exposition


110 megapixel photo of the National Museum of Military History yard.


CONTACTS

Bulgaria, Sofia 1505
92 Cherkovna Str.
busses: 9, 72, 120, 305, 413
trams: 20, 23
phone: + 359 2/946 1805
fax: + 359 2/946 1806
e-mail: nvim@militarymuseum.bg
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