Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa, Almaty

(4.1/5 based on 110 reviews on the web)
Explore the musical traditions of Kazakhstan at Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa. You'll come across over 40 musical instruments originating from Kazakhstan and surrounding nations, in addition to the personal dombras--a type of popular string instrument--of renowned poets and performers. Modern exhibits with an interactive twist will engage you in the traditional sights and sounds, letting you compose your own piece with samples of each instrument. On Fridays the museum hosts live folk performances. A visit to Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Almaty itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • Being in Tourism field , we are bringing our clients to this museum. There is nice music show from local professionals.Times can be changed for performance therefore please check before going..  more »
  • It is a proper museum filled with ancient traditional Kazakh instruments as well as instruments from around the world. Nice building, nice lighting and exhibition design. They play traditional music s...  more »
  • Good collection of not just local musical instruments, but those from around the world. The displays are well presented.  more »