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Museum of Applied Arts, Tashkent
(4/5 based on 130+ 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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  • The entrance as others have commented is quite stunning especially if Tashkent is your only stop in Uzbekistan. A couple of quite interesting shops as well within the grounds. Some fabulous old carpet...  more »
  • This museum currently display's over 4000 exhibits and for a smallish area, they did a good job of fitting all the artworks which highlights the history of Uzbekistan's decorative art. there are sampl...  more »
  • This was a little add-on on our way to the airport - but what a treat! This museum contains excellent examples of local applied art and very well displayed. 
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  • The outside looks amazing! However, it is closed until 10th August 2016
  • 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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