Museum of the Art from the Socialist Period
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7 Lachezar Stanchev Str.
Museum of Socialist Art represents art from the years between 1945 -1989, the period of Socialist rule in Bulgaria. The museum’s sculpture park consists of various works of monumental sculpture. The exhibition hall presents ideological forms of art. The Museum of Socialist Art is a branch of The National Art Gallery.
The National Gallery is the biggest art museum in Bulgaria. Its collection has over 42 000 art works from Bulgaria, Europe, Asia, America and Africa. Its branches are: Kvadrat 500 (luxury exposition), Palace Museum, Knyaz Alexander I Square (temporary exhibitions), Museum of Christian Art, in the Crypt of the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (thematic expositions), Sofia Arsenal – Museum of Contemporary Art (temporary exhibitions), the House Museums of Nikola Tanev and Vera Nedkova.