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National History Museum, Ulaanbaatar
(4.3/5 based on 400+ reviews on the web)
Examine a vast collection of Mongolian cultural, archaeological, and scientific artifacts at National History Museum. Since its establishment in 1924, many Russian and American scholars have contributed to expanding and merging the ethnographical, historical, and archaeological departments of Mongolia, systematically preserving the nation's cultural heritage. As you roam the corridors, you can observe many interesting exhibits, such as dinosaur skeletons from the Gobi desert, volcano stones and meteorites, botany and animal life samples, and traditional garments. Each showcase has labels in Mongolian and English; you can also purchase a guidebook to learn about the museum's content more thoroughly. Put National History Museum into our Ulaanbaatar tourist route planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • National History Museum is a perfect place to learn some Mongolian history. It has 11 halls including the Ancient history, Ancient States, Traditional clothes and jewelry, Mongol Empire, Culture, Trad...  more »
  • Easy to find and affordable. Very informative about the Mongolian history. Many interesting displays and explanations. We especially enjoyed the costumes. We had visited another museum that was all ab...  more »
  • I am into costumes so for those interested, this one is a must! I also learned a lot about Mongolian history and more. Small so fairly easy to handle in a few hours. Many/most descriptions in English ...  more »