Ashgabat National Museum of History, Ashgabat

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Explore diverse cultural heritage at Ashgabat National Museum of History, a white marble complex in the capital's central area. With over 500,000 artifacts divided into three sections, the pieces showcase the complex history of the country from the Bronze Age through Parthian, Persian, Mongol, and Seljuk periods to modern times. Excavations from Margiana, Gonur Depe and Nissa feature some exhibits such as ivory rhytons, weapons, jewelry, instruments, and a gigantic rug. See a collection of president's hunting trophies on the ground floor, which houses a permanent exhibition of post-independence Turkmenistan. With our online itinerary creator, Ashgabat attractions like Ashgabat National Museum of History can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The museum guide was very helpful an d spent time explaining the history of the region and the Turkmen people. There were findings from Paleolithic times, etc. the entrance fee was $10 per person... 
    The museum guide was very helpful an d spent time explaining the history of the region and the Turkmen people. There were findings from Paleolithic times, etc. the entrance fee was $10 per person...  more »
  • . It is a good idea to take a guide from the . museum. There are a lot of things arranged in a good order, explanations are good. It is helpful to visit before going to Nisa or Merv. The museum is... 
    . It is a good idea to take a guide from the . museum. There are a lot of things arranged in a good order, explanations are good. It is helpful to visit before going to Nisa or Merv. The museum is...  more »
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  • This is a very exceptional museum of the history of the country and people of Turkmenistan. I really was very impressed of the different archeological finding and how well they tell the story how this great nation started.
  • A very nice museum with many artifacts and jewelry items! Totally worth a visit. There are 3 sections, but I visited only one. It accepts only dollar for entrance ($10), but photo permission can be paid in manat.

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