Ashgabat National Museum of History, Ashgabat

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History Museum · Museum
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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  • The museum guide was very helpful an d spent time explaining the history of the region and the Turkmen people. There were findings from Paleolithic times, etc. the entrance fee was $10 per person...  more »
  • . It is a good idea to take a guide from the . museum. There are a lot of things arranged in a good order, explanations are good. It is helpful to visit before going to Nisa or Merv. The museum is...  more »
  • The museum is actually amazingly well done. The problem is there are no people. With our group of 12, there were more minders that visitors. You won't be bothered by common flik here  more »
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  • Don’t bother, too expensive for $10. Not worth the value
  • Very good place to visit and learn history of turkmen culture
  • LOL 10$ for that !? What a joke. You are constantly watched by the employees of the museum, as if you were a thief 😂 Some pieces are totally fake and some others are just ridiculous 🤪 This museum is just boring and doesn’t deserve a visit.
  • its good
  • Hilarious but worth seeing.

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