Museum of Natural History – Village of Cherni Osam



Visitors of the Museum of Natural History in the village of Cherni Osam can see the great diversity of animal species in the Balkan Mountain. More than 700 exhibits are preserved on the two floors of the Museum of Natural History. More than 25 stuffed mammals are exhibited, and the walk among them is sound tracked by recordings of animal sounds. On the second floor, diorama screens and large pictures show the environment, where the mammals live – wild boars, wolves, jackals, wild cats, deer, red deer, and fallow deer etc. 11 fish species, inhabiting the Cherni Osam river, are exhibited in glass windows. The museum also exhibits extinct species. The visitors can also see 12 amphibian species and 15 reptile species that are typical for the region of the central Balkan mountains. The collection of insects is also quite large. The collection of the Museum of Natural History has over 120 bird species, which inhabit the plains and ponds. Some of them are birds of prey.

Accommodation in Cherni Osam

Additional Information

Monday to Sunday –
08.00 am – 12.00 am and 01.00 pm – 05.00 pm.
Adults – BGN 2.
Students and Seniors – BGN 1.
For groups of more than 20 people – Adults –BGN 1,5; Students and seniors – BGN 0,50;The guided tours (in Bulgarian, English, Russian, German, French and Spanish language) are recorded and played, while the visitors examine the expositions at the museum – BGN 5 per guided tour.