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The Regional History and Aral Sea Museum

Muynak, Uzbekistan
+998 97 221 05 50
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It is a very sad place that makes you think a lot of what we are doing to the environment. It is a... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Pani A
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Madrid, Spain
A most memorable journey to the Aral Sea and Moynaq.

If you visit Uzbekistan you should try and visit the Aral Sea and the town of Moynaq, a fishing... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
997Scotty
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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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Muynak, Uzbekistan
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

It is a very sad place that makes you think a lot of what we are doing to the environment. It is a long drive from Khiva but it is worth to visit.

Thank Pani A
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

If you visit Uzbekistan you should try and visit the Aral Sea and the town of Moynaq, a fishing village that has no sea. The journey from Nukus to the shores of the Aral Sea was approximately 400 kms and took 8 hours. It seems...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

This small museum in Muynak has some interesting and varied displays from art work to stuffed animals to interesting historical photos. If you want to get an idea of what the area and people were like (prosperous, populated, employed) before the Aral Sea dried up...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2016

The regional History and the Aral Sea museum is really interesting after having been to the Mujnak where the abandoned ships now makes a shadov for the ships of the desert - CAMELs. We usually make a trip to the Aral Sea by JEEPs making...More

1  Thank ZukhroTravel
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

This is very dark museum and adjusting from the bight Uzbek sunshine takes a few minutes but inside there a few exhibits and they are quite informative. Nothing amazing but what can you expect from a museum in the middle of nowhere. It's very important...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2015

a must visit when doing a tour of the Aral sea will give you better understanding what happened and its also based in the old fish canning factory building.

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Reviewed 16 September 2015

Its strange to review a place whose glory vanished together with the Aral see. But for me it was very important part of our Uzbek adventure. To get to the place was the real goal of our journey. Unforgettable.

Thank LucyWay
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

The Aral Sea museum of Moynaq is located in a building of the Town Hall opposite a square, on the long main road in this village. A visit to this Aral Sea region is not complete without a visit to this local museum. The museum...More

4  Thank MarcelTraveller
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