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National History Museum

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Address: Juulchin Street-1, P.O. Box 332, Ulaanbaatar 210146, Mongolia
Phone Number: 976-70110911
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I spent a couple of days at the National History Museum. The displays are excellent, well-organized, well-displayed, and thankfully containing no dusty dead animals baring their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Richland, Washington
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Richland, Washington
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I spent a couple of days at the National History Museum. The displays are excellent, well-organized, well-displayed, and thankfully containing no dusty dead animals baring their dead teeth. There are enough English labels for one to understand what's going on, and currently there is an exhibit of the findings from joint French-Mongolian archaeological excavations that is most excellent. The French... More 

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were there last year. I and my family have saw the beautiful and special things there. Hope that we will go there again.

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Mill Valley, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Travelers must visit this museum to understand the long and rich history of Mongolia, all the way through the end of Soviet influence.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

No trip to UB should be considered complete without a visit to the national history museum. It's extremely informative and there are english speaking guides who will tour you around from room to room. Mongolia has such a rich and varied history - and pre-history as well - and this is a great introduction to the waves of tries and... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

You will need a local guide to translate to English if you really want to understand the history of Mongolia. After going through the museum, I still cannot understand the history. I can only admire at the artefacts. Many of them have no description in English.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It is a very nice museum to give us an overview of Mongolian history from stone age to modern. We enjoyed our visit. If you are interested in history, this place is a good start. Please spend at least one to two hours to "digest" the exhibition.

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This museum is a microcosm of Mongolia and is a must-visit for any tourists to UB. Starting with Stone Age, then Bronze Age and Iron Age artifacts, for me the most interesting rooms are the traditional costumes from the multiple regions of Mongolia, the Chinggis Khan display and the ex-Spviet era room. Thank you very much.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

very interesting to begin a trip in mongolia. You will learn about the history of this fabulous country and i advise you to spend couple of hours there in the beginning of your trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Then you don't want to miss this museum. There are some amazing artifacts and replicas in this museum. Be aware that they want 10,000 togrogs (less than $6) for permission to take pictures but then many of the exhibits ask you not to take pictures anyway.

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Dillingham, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

A wonderful display of artifacts and description of Mongolian history through the ages is embodied in this purpose built and well-maintained museum. Chinggis Khaan is hardly the only notable character in the nation's colorful past, visitors will quickly learn. For a first time traveler to this exotic country, a visit to their national museum is a must. You won't be... More 

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Address: Address: Juulchin Street-1, P.O. Box 332, Ulaanbaatar 210146, Mongolia
Phone Number: 976-70110911
Location: Asia  >  Mongolia  >  Ulaanbaatar

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