I really enjoyed the museum. There are a load of statues outside the musesum - almost like a grave yard which is fitting given the fall of the eastern bloc. The propaganda film was interesting and so was the art inside.
About Museum of Socialist Art
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We took the metro tom GM Dimitrov station and then used google maps. This led us to a fence from where we could see the park but not enter. So our advice is to instead walk back parallell to the blue metro tunnel you just...More
Watching the video before looking at the sculptures helped us understand the social/political climate at the time the monuments were still in place. The pieces themselves needed new plaques, some of which were missing or too worn to read. It would have been interesting to...More
The museum is a little way out of the centre, and easily reached by taking the metro and then taking a short cut through a shopping centre. Inside are a collection of paintings and prints, largely depicting struggles through the last century. Outside a large...More
I recommend a visit to a museum of this type, since there aren't that many of these types of museums in the world. Take the time to visit the past.
Statues (outside), paintings and a history/propaganda video (inside). Explanations are in English but I had difficulty understanding the people and subjects. Who was struggling against who? Who were partisans? This museum is difficult to find. It is inside a compound with a gate in a...More
The introductory propaganda film was interesting and informative but I would like to have seen something on the collapse of Bulgarian communism too (altho I guess that's not really the point of this museum). The art exhibition wasn't quite what I was expecting - thought...More
This gem a museum is hidden behind a swanky business/car centre. It's around 6Lev pp. The statues are stunning with a description of each. Inside the museum is a great collection of beautiful, dark and emotional artwork. There are detailed essays posted around and a...More