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Mikhail Frunze Museum, Bishkek
(2.8/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
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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  • 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 »
  • The museum has English descriptions, unfortunately not everywhere. The informations seemed to us not chronological or in any other order, so it was a bit hard to find out what Mr. Frunze made so famous. That's why I suggest to gather a bit of informations about him before. For us as interested English speaking tourists the museum was worth it. 100 Som entry per person.
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  • This museum is dedicated to the soviet hero "Frunze". Well... It's so over the top in idolizing him that it made me remember north Korean museums. Also, there are extremely few information in English,...  more »