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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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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 add a photo showing how the items are described...