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Museum of Applied Arts, Tashkent

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Art Museum Museum
Visit Museum of Applied Arts to admire thousands of art pieces in the form of traditional clothing and jewelry, architectural art, as well as a variety of handicrafts. The museum began in 1927 as an exhibition of Uzbek arts and crafts, and ten years later was officially established. Today, housed in a mansion of a former Russian diplomat, the museum boasts a diverse collection of applied arts. Examine the fine examples of embroidery, pottery, glass, ceramics, and a plethora of other items, and stop in the gift shop to purchase an authentic handmade souvenir. Put Museum of Applied Arts at the forefront of your travel plans using our Tashkent vacation route planner.
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  • This museums offers a great opportunity to see traditional crafts of Uzbekistan -- textiles, metalwork, woodwork, and ceramics, as well as a beautiful example of traditional Islamic architecture (a co...  more »
  • This is a comprehensive collection of applied arts and crafts from across Uzbekistan, showcased in a characterful house out in the suburbs. We had a guide, so I can't remember if there's much in the w...  more »
  • The place opens early and has some very nice examples of all the handicrafts. Our guide explained the significance of the clothes and caps and later we saw everything from musical instruments to toys,...  more »
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  • You can't miss this place if you love traditional Uzbek Suzani/Adras. Great collections.
  • The outside looks amazing! However, it is closed until 10th August 2016
  • It is one of the most beautiful places in Uzbekistan. As for me everyone should visit it.
  • Good place to visit in Tashkent.
  • It is a bit late now, but I was there last august and I'd like to greet Victoria, Rano and Bonu !