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Museum of Applied Arts, Tashkent

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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4/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
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 museum has over 7,000 samples of applied arts. It includes handmade embroidery, skull-caps (tyubeteyka), jewelry, carpets and other examples of craftsmanship. This museum is a treasure trove of a...  read more »
  • A museum recounting the life of every day in Uzbekistan, many examples of craftsmanship, beautiful clothes. Many mosaics. Unfortunately last Museum on a long journey in Uzbekistan which we were tired and a bit jaded to appreciate all the details. Advice: start with this Museum!
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  • beautiful building + near a metro station, well laid out selection of the many interesting colorful handcrafts with their histories 
  • You can't miss this place if you love traditional Uzbek Suzani/Adras. Great collections.
  • It is one of the most beautiful places in Uzbekistan. As for me everyone should visit it.
  • It is a bit late now, but I was there last august and I'd like to greet Victoria, Rano and Bonu !
  • Really liked the Museum, many interesting and there is something to be proud of for domestic artists.
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  • The Museum will be interesting for tourists who wish to get acquainted with the culture and art of Uzbekistan. The Museum collected a stunning collection of jewelry, pottery, glassware, gold embroidery and fabrics. The building itself is very beautiful and interesting, you can endlessly look at the intricate patterns on the walls and ceiling. The Museum staff friendly.
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