Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa, Almaty

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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. Add Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa and other attractions to your Almaty trip itinerary using our Almaty trip itinerary builder .
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  • This is a wonderfully renovated museum dedicated to music. The exposition is just about very detailed, very nicely laid out and in addition there is music playing. Also the building itself is quite in...  more »
  • An excellent place to see vintage musical instruments. The signage in English was pretty good and the displays are attractive. Lots of instruments! Worth a visit if you have an interest.  more »
  • We went to a bunch of different museums, and thought this was by far the best. The displays are very well put together and well-lit. The instruments are really beautiful and interesting. A great place...  more »
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