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The National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan

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Address: ul. Kremlevskaya, d.2, Kazan 420111, Russia
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Very interesting to see. Nice history explanation

Halls explained in a nice way. History halls from ancient times to modern day is fine idea. Some halls have English signs, not all! No body speaks English!! Security are rather... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2016
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Cairo, Egypt
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Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Halls explained in a nice way. History halls from ancient times to modern day is fine idea. Some halls have English signs, not all! No body speaks English!! Security are rather rude for no obvious reason! It's a museum!! Would take you 2-3 hours if alone, more if you have compnay. Better visit at opening or three hours before closing... More 

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Murwillumbah, Australia
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We expected to see some local ethnic exhibits and we did, but so much more. The ground floor has exhibits related to Tatarstan, but when you go upstairs there are many sections dealing with different historical periods and some truly amazing objects on display. The carriage of Catherine the Great is very impressive, but there is porcelain, crystal, gold plate,... More 

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Urbana, Illinois
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

I learned more about the Mongols and the history of Russia at this museum than most of the other museums I have visited. The illustrated timelines and exhibits are first rate (and in English.) The video and seats are a throwback to the USSR and in Russian but I enjoyed that. The staff was helpful. I recommend this museum as... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

Surprisingly large museum, from stone age, via age of Catherine the Great, World Wars and Revolution epochs. Most exhibits have some English text. Allow one or 2 hours to fully explore.

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Taunton
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Reviewed 28 June 2015

An amazing place! So much information, very interesting and great for the kids - lots of interactive tools, all set up in a good manner and very easy to navigate. Staff very nice! An area for the kids to play. A beautiful building as well. Made my day in Kazan - I was very impressed!

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Reviewed 14 March 2015

Would give it an excellent rating if there were more English. There are some on signs of each section and following the dictated path is helpful to see the progression especially since I had no knowledge of the history. What I loved most were the tiny "exhibits" (e.g. what houses looked like) and that the staff was dressed in character... More 

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Reviewed 31 July 2014

Museum is not so big, but is giving right picture about Tatarstan and its history from Volga Bulgarian state, vie Golden horde and Tatar khanat up to the time of Russian empire… Finally it was interesting to see that there were artist dissidents from Tatarstan during USSR time, which were not known to me. Depending how interesting you are but... More 

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Reviewed 2 May 2014

I've been here a few times and enjoyed it each time. The translations aren't great if you're dependent on the English so it helps to come with a relatively good understanding of Russian. The basic information for each section is translated but information about the individual exhibits is rarely translated. The museum is well set out with a range of... More 

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Reviewed 30 April 2013

I almost give this a miss and i must thank our local guide for insisting that we should go in. As we were visiting the Bulgar/Volga the following day it was important for me & group to have a better understanding of the history of the origin of the people of Tartarstan. Never regret and i was very impressed with... More 

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