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Mikhail Frunze Museum, Bishkek

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Explore the country's history at Mikhail Frunze Museum, a metallic, cube-shaped building, the three-story museum documents the life of the Bishkek-born Bolshevik leader who gave name to the city during its Soviet period. A preserved house in which Frunze grew up is on the ground floor with well-restored rooms and genuine household items. The museum has well-laid out artifacts, genuine documents, and old photographs as well as scale models of military machines, airplanes, and trains. You can explore a relief map of Frunze's travels in Kyrgyzstan and a restored dining room. There is very little labeling in English, so you should do a bit of research prior to your visit if you don't speak Russian. Make Mikhail Frunze Museum part of your personalized Bishkek itinerary using our Bishkek travel itinerary planner.
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  • very informative and entertaining. Staff only speaks local languages, but very enthusiastic: they keep explaining the stories until you understand it :-) Well recommended 
  • This is one of the oldest buildings in the history of Kyrgyzstan. Adobe hut with a thatched roof, which in 1885 was born Mikhail Vasilyevich Frunze. In 1925-m it was enclosed with a new building and opened a museum.
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  • Almost all the descriptions are not in english, and those workers of the museum don't know any english at all. Inside you can see some interesting stuff from soviet era life and from life of Frunze in...  more »