Central State Museum of Kazakhstan, Almaty

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Delve into Kazakhstan's rich heritage at Central State Museum of Kazakhstan, a journey that will take you through the country's history, from Bronze Age artifacts to recent political occurrences. Established in 1931, the museum houses a plethora of relics and archaeological findings, as well as traditional costumes, weapons, and jewelry from different time periods. View Soviet-era propaganda art, or explore the various exhibits about the country's ethnic groups and their cultures. Although most of the museum's signage is in Russian, you can book a tour in English or Kazakh. Plan to visit Central State Museum of Kazakhstan and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Almaty attractions using our Almaty trip website .
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  • We can understand the past and development process of Kazakhstan, understand the culture and historical achievements of nomadic peoples. Almaty Travel Services, chauffeur-drive, tour guide, translator, Exchange. WeChat: Rahat36
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  • Great place for a history. Very nice place to visit with a family. Proud to be there. I agree to come over and over again  more »
  • Worth a quick stroll around, especially the displays of traditional dress and the display of “The Golden Man” replica. Not crowded in November.  more »
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  • The building is impressive and located in a lovely park. The museum itself is okay, there are a few nice objects but nothing that will blow your mind. Mostly recreations rather than actual archeological artifacts. There was a very charming series of dioramas about the various ethnic groups living in Kazakhstan. Go if you have the time, but don’t worry about missing it, if coming here strains your itinerary.
  • Nice. Ticket of adults 300 tenge. For students 200 tenge and pupils 100 tenge.
  • As has been repeatedly noted, the building is beautiful, but the museum's curation is seriously lacking. I would give two stars but for the beautiful building.
  • Great little museum in a young country, including a photo portrait of Prince Charles (!?). There are few explanations of the older exhibits in English though we paid £2600 (two people) for a guided tour of their gold artefacts which were very impressive.
  • Good time to spend with friends and family.
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