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National History Museum

Juulchin Street-1, P.O. Box 332, Ulaanbaatar 210146, Mongolia
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Ranked #7 of 27 attractions in Ulaanbaatar
Type: History Museums
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Scottsdale Arizona
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

From early artifacts to ethnic costumes and historical periods, this compact museum did a good job of informing visitors of the culture of Mongolia.

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Beijing, China
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The combination of ethnographic and historical exhibits with the excellent introduction to Mongolia's democratic revolution is truly outstanding. I especially enjoyed the costume exhibit. Head and shoulders above the other museums in town in respect to content and presentation, including the English descriptions for foreign visitors.

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Regina, SK
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is a medium-sized museum that aims to capture the whole of Mongolian history from the earliest times to the present. Most displays have English labels. The various tribal costumes, weaponry, domestic objects, etc., are interesting, as are the rooms showing how Mongolia once briefly had the largest empire of all time. But I found that the part that stayed... More

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

This is one of the most interesting museums in UB. At the time of the visit there was special exhibition "Cultural heritage of the steppe warrior" displaying the artifacts of the latest archeological excavations done in Western part of Mongolia. The usual exhibition is also great.

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Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
31 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Sign read that it was supposed to open before Naadam... Anyone know if that happened ??? An old building with lots of challenges to keep modern... Hope they didn't have to rush too much to open by Naadam...

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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88 reviews 88 reviews
29 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The museum provides a great peak into Mongolia's grand past, including cross-section of clothing, archeological artefacts, deer stones, jewellery, maps and example of traditional way of living. It is a great place to come and learn about the history of onces great and expansive empire that ruled most of Europe and big chunk of today's Asia. The only point for... More

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New York City, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We went not once but twice to this charming and informative museum. It merits the attention from the map of Mongolian conquests to the tiny toiletry kit dangling off a Mongolian woman's belt. You don't need a guided tour as all the information is in english and very well laid out. There is a very nice Ger outside the museum... More

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Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
72 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I went with my 11 year old son. DEFINITELY check this out before going to countryside. Take a guided tour. You will learn so much and will make your visit to the steppe, ghers, nomads, temples, desert more worthwhile.

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Perth, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

given my fascination with traditional culture and ways of life visiting places like this is a must. Step back through the sands of time and enjoy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

A must see if your interested in world history along the lines historic and contemporary stuff up to date and out there.

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