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National History Museum

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Address: Juulchin Street-1, Ulaanbaatar 210146, Mongolia
Phone Number: 976-70110911
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Great Museum

Lots of history to explore here. Many artifacts, all well displayed and great signage. Good gift shop as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of history to explore here. Many artifacts, all well displayed and great signage. Good gift shop as well.

Thank Brenda F
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You get spoiled looking at the great museums of the world, but this one really, really needs a makeover. Nice the preserved some of their "national treasures" (one man's treasure is another man's junk). As their tourism expands, hopefully they will dump some of their money into making these attractions worth seeing, not just filling shelves with some very dusty... More 

Thank tedb548
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to UB and this visit told me all I needed to know about the history of Mongolia from the first inhabitants to the current day. A fascinating place and really well laid out with very good English translations throughout. Even the story of the recent past is told in a very sensitive and inspiring way. Well worth a... More 

Thank Hookhai
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum had great English translations (the best I saw during my stay in Mongolia) so it made for good, informative reading. The exhibits were well laid out and several halls appeared to have been renovated. For only 5k Tugriks, I thought it was a great value.

Thank jvw3108
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mongolian national museum has 8 different halls of exhibitions. At first floor, you would visit exhibition of Mongolia and Hungarian friendship photos, and bronze, stone age, hunnu age as well. On second floor you would see at Mongolian great empire around 13 th century, and map comparing with current land of Mongolia showing around Chinggis empire which is huge. One... More 

Thank Mishelle247
Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would recommend for sure! I think the construction of the museum is wonderful! It just takes you to an amazing journey, from the early days to today without even noticing. The history of the Mongols is fascinating! A lot of nice explanations are in English,I would like a little bit more though, or it would be nice if they... More 

Thank Nanoulous
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

I would highly recommend this museum. It takes only an hour or so to tour it and its dirt cheap to get in. There are some surreal artifacts on display - incredible to see the actual tools and weapons used back in the days of Chengis Khaan.

Thank Scott B
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I went here on my own and was here for nearly 2 hours taking notes and loving the history of the Mongols. They charge to take photos but for me it was just worth wandering around and learnign about the culture and their history

Thank JazzzSay
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We visited the museum accompanied by a guide from Nomadic Jorneys and this really made our experience more rewarding as he knew what to point out and explain the relevance to our particular interest. Its not such an impressive building from the outside but don't be fooled, as the exhibits are world class and very interesting due to the tremendous... More 

Thank Andre J
Bradford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I visited the museum twice because the first time I thought I'd found it hard going because I had literally flown in that morning and was tired. However, the second visit felt just as difficult. The museum have gone to a lot of trouble to put up translations in English and the halls are laid out logically but, if Mongolian... More 

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