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Ashgabat National Museum of History

30 Novofiryuzinskoye Shosse (highway) | Arçabil etraby, Ashgabat 744000, Turkmenistan
+993 12 48-25-92
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... during our extensive world wide travel activities were we confronted with such a human... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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National historical museum

It is a comfortable place for conferences and to grasp the national heritage of Turkmenistan. There... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Overview

  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“nice building” (2 reviews)
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30 Novofiryuzinskoye Shosse (highway) | Arçabil etraby, Ashgabat 744000, Turkmenistan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

... during our extensive world wide travel activities were we confronted with such a human behaviour like on this morning, when we arrived here to visit this Museum. Among the first visitors we were suddenly confronted by the yelling Director of the Museum himself, grabbing...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is a comfortable place for conferences and to grasp the national heritage of Turkmenistan. There is a lift and guides on each floor, as well a guide can be hired for a group of tourists.

Thank Guncha A
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very informed young lady explain a very well conceived and executed history of Turkmenistan through the ages.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Yes it is another white marble place in this silent city of white marble but once you get inside it is very interesting. The guide will tell you much of the history of the country. The guides get excellent training and know so much, their...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

We had tried to visit the museum the day before out actual visit, but found it closed for some obscure holiday - probably the President's Mother's birthday.... We were promised we could get in the next day so we showed up at 9:00 am and...More

Thank Queenscout
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Looks more like an incredible over the top marble and gold palace than a museum. But still the tour inside was very informative. I learned more from the guide in an hour about the history of the area than I did previous day on tour....More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We have spend more than one hour in the museum. For people who are interested in the history of Turkmenistan I would recommend to visit this museum. What we also enjoyed is the beautiful park around the museum, everything is very clean and well presented....More

Thank Regula H
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is another of Ashgabat's overly pretentious, ostentatious, and glitzy white marble buildings that actually houses very few authentic displays documenting Turkmenistan's history. Don't even think about paying the absolutely outrageous fee to photograph inside the museum. There's very little to photograph other than the...More

Thank David P
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

A must when you are in Ashgabad - excellent guides available on the spot - showing the most interesting objects of the 5 different regions of Turkmenistan

Thank jean - paul P
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We were footsore & weary when we got here after a day's sightseeing, and you get a guide to show you round. However, again it was worth seeing as it brings to like Turkmenistan's remarkable history

Thank global-traveller48
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