Ashgabat National Museum of History, Ashgabat

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Explore diverse cultural heritage at Ashgabat National Museum of History, a white marble complex in the capital's central area. With over 500,000 artifacts divided into three sections, the pieces showcase the complex history of the country from the Bronze Age through Parthian, Persian, Mongol, and Seljuk periods to modern times. Excavations from Margiana, Gonur Depe and Nissa feature some exhibits such as ivory rhytons, weapons, jewelry, instruments, and a gigantic rug. See a collection of president's hunting trophies on the ground floor, which houses a permanent exhibition of post-independence Turkmenistan. With our online itinerary creator, Ashgabat attractions like Ashgabat National Museum of History can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • You can learn about the historical of Ashgabat, Turkmenistan to the present day, from the era of the Silk Road. However, no exhibitions during the Soviet era. I think coming to learn some history of Central Asia and the Middle East, Eastern Europe and more interesting.
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  • It is a comfortable place for conferences and to grasp the national heritage of Turkmenistan. There is a lift and guides on each floor, as well a guide can be hired for a group of tourists.  more »
  • We had a very informed young lady explain a very well conceived and executed history of Turkmenistan through the ages.  more »

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