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Huge museum with Hall of Astana then 4 floors of exhibit halls.

We took an Uber (400 Kzt = $1.30) 2.5 km south from our Ibis Hotel. Climbing the museum's long ramp... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gene J
Silver Spring, Maryland
National Kazakh Museum

Great museum to learn about the Kazakh culture and it’s influences.. a must see for first timers to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Tauyelsyzdyk Ave. 54, Astana 010000, Kazakhstan
+7 717 291 9035
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All reviewsgolden eaglenational museumgold roomaudio guidemodern artancient historyseveral floorsinteresting exhibitsdefinitely worth a visitthree hoursbronze agemiddle agespay extrafree admissiongreat collectionfew hoursiron age
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took an Uber (400 Kzt = $1.30) 2.5 km south from our Ibis Hotel. Climbing the museum's long ramp gives a feel for its 18 acre floor space. After paying 300 Kzt (~$1) each as seniors, we entered the impressive Hall of Astana with...More

Thank Gene J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was our first stop in the new city of Astana. We took bus # 32 from the new Railway Station. We were initially disappointed with the amount of references to the current president, and the many halls where photos could not be taken....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum to learn about the Kazakh culture and it’s influences.. a must see for first timers to Kazakhstan

Thank reamer5383
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Once past the mandatory praise of the Kazakh leader in the entrance hall, the exhibition gave a comprehensive overview of the history of Kazakhstan, including some beautiful tableaux of an old Kazakh village and nomad life. The building itself and the statue in front of...More

Thank cinbkk
Reviewed August 9, 2018

The building which hosts the museum is modern and attractive. The museum contains a lot of interesting objects which with the help of description allow to explain the history and the culture of Kazakhstan.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed August 4, 2018

The museum exhibits excavations of different tools, jewelry and bowls. Many excavations were from west Kazakhstan. There´s a part of the museum that exhibits contemporary Kazakhstan. Many photos of the president Nazarbayev practicing sports and receiving prices. The museum has a "Golden Hall" which I...More

Thank Sara G
Reviewed August 3, 2018

This museum is well designed, neither too big nor too small. It has used a lot of modern technology and has a good display of Kazakh culture and history

Thank Prasanna S
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Always interesting, always something new to learn. There are halls with regional, national history as well as some contemporary arts.

Thank Aiselek U
Reviewed June 16, 2018

This is the most comprehensive museum in KZ, offering many unique exhibits that cover everything from the country's history to contemporary art. The floor layout and museum flow are easy and enjoyable. One can easily spend a couple of days here. Recommend to all visitors.

1  Thank Ted_Henry
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

The museum is a must in a trip to Astana. Price 700T main gallery and extra 1000T for treasury(gold).Audio guide 500T. Allow 2-3 hours and wear comfy shoes. Buffet lower level.

2  Thank bittermelon2015
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Dana D
March 16, 2018|
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Response from mrpiotrp | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are explanations in Kazakh and Russian language (in Cyrillic script) and in English. You can pay for the entrance ticket by debit/credit card; photos are permitted. Look at my profile "mrpiotrp" - I shall try to... More