Number of museums:
Art and Design: 51
Natural History: 7
Total number of museums: 334
Professionally run museums: 334
Ownership of Museums:
Municipalities, communities: 291
Private (foundations, associations, etc.): 5
In 2013, the underground archaeological museum, underneath the St. Sofia basilica is going to be inaugurated and the first permanent exhibition of the Museum of History of Sofia will be set up in the building of the Sofia Mineral Baths which is an architectural monument.
Legislation and Structure:
Monuments and Museums Act 1969, followed by multiple amendments: 1973-2004.
Museum Newspaper (publication of the Museum Association of Bulgaria)
The National Centre for Museums, Galleries and Fine Arts at the Ministry of Culture.
Bulgarian National committee of ICOM
BMC - Bulgarian Museums Chamber
Museum Association of Bulgaria
13A, Gen. Skobelev Street
Varna 9002, Bulgaria