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.


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.


Bulgaria, Sofia 1505
92 Cherkovna Str.
busses: 9, 72, 120, 305, 413
trams: 20, 23
phone: + 359 2/946 1805
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