Museum of Folk Music Instruments named after Yihlasa, Almaty
(4.1/5 based on 100 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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  • Originally army officer's barracks, this lovely old wooden building has been suitable reused as the Folk Music instrument museum. There is a huge collection of instruments to view, well labelled in Ka...  more »
  • Small museum dedicated to Kazak folk related musical instruments and history. Located close to the war Memorial, Panfilov Park and the Zenkhov Cathedral. A rainy day attraction, for me not a must see ...  more »
  • An awful little museum with a collection of folk music instruments. The instruments are often small pieces of art and very nice look at. Nice music is on play all the time in the museum, ungortunately...  more »