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National History Museum, Ulaanbaatar
(4.3/5 based on 420+ 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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  • The exhibits are well thought out and laid out in a logical manner. Understanding the evolution of the people is facilitated. The section on Genghis Khan is very informative. An excellent museum which...  more »
  • An enriching visit that gave us a good introduction to Mongolian history and culture. We had the chance to have a Mongolian friend who took us through the museum and gave us very enlightening informat...  more »
  • Museums aren't really my cup of tea, but with the lack of attractions in Ulaanbaatar I thought I'd take a look. Adult admission 8000T with another 10,000T to take pictures so basically £6. I really en...  more »