The Museum of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty

(4.2/5 based on 40 reviews on the web)
At The Museum of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan, explore a rich collection of paintings, sculptures, graphics, and applied arts made by Kazak, Soviet, and European artists. Founded in 1976 to house the Kazakh state gallery and a museum of decorative art, the institution was renamed in the 1980s in honor of the country's first professional artist, Abylkhan Kasteyev. Today, the museum boasts over 23,000 pieces of Western European, Russian, and East Asian art. See contemporary Kazakh works, old Russian icons, paintings and drawings by 16th-century Flemish and Dutch artists, as well as tapestries, jewelry, and leather. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to The Museum of Arts of the Republic of Kazakhstan by using our Almaty tourist route planner.
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  • It is very cozy and small museum comapring to the other capitals of the world, but it definetely worth visiting - there was a big renovation around 7 years ago and since then it is really developping ...  more »
  • Especially if you have limited in Almaty, this is the best place to start to know basic history and culture of Kazakhstan. At least spend 2 hours here.  more »
  • This is a rather large museum filled with a lot paintings and some small statues from 1600s to date from Europe and many more from Kazakhstan. You may need a full day if you want to properly review ea...  more »