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Mikhail Frunze Museum

364, Frunze Str., Bishkek 720000, Kyrgyzstan
227700
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Time capsule in downtown Bishkek

If you are feeling nostalgic for the Soviet days, if you do not mind that not all of the many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kristine_Archi
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Dedicated to Frunze, hero of the Soviet revolution

Without people like Mikhail Frunze there would have been no Soviet Union. Frunze was born in... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2018
Robert937
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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364, Frunze Str., Bishkek 720000, Kyrgyzstan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are feeling nostalgic for the Soviet days, if you do not mind that not all of the many photos are captioned in English, if you enjoy being in dusty/musty places, and if you would like to see a museum that has been built...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Without people like Mikhail Frunze there would have been no Soviet Union. Frunze was born in Bishkek, son of a Moldovan father and a Russian mother who were settlers on Kyrgyz lands. Mikhail belonged to the first generation of revolutionary Soviet leaders who made sure...More

1  Thank Robert937
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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This Soviet Museum has soviet style miserable staff, but is still worth a brief visit. Only half the captions are in English but it is an interesting place for an hour.

1  Thank Daran71
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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Probably the only old house remaining in Bishkek (previous name Frunze) with XIXth century furnitures. Don't miss the nice wooden horse of Mikhail !

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Reviewed November 14, 2017

This museum is devoted to one person, Mikhail Frunze. It's a collection of his personal belongs, manuscript, stories about him and the communism party. On the first floor is where Frunze's original house is located, this is the most worth seeing display in the entire...More

1  Thank Geminican
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

This museum is dedicated to the Bolshevik hero Frunze who was born in Pishpek : the name was changed to Frunze in Soviet times, but changed again to Bishkek. The museum contains a lot of military artifacts and memorabilia including a section devoted to General...More

1  Thank oropolitics
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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

An informative museum about USSR and Frunze, guide couldn't help but cherish the old times of soviet republic. overall it's worth a short visit.

1  Thank NickolasJoelLado
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

In this museum you can learn about the life of this leader whose name used to had the capital city of Kyrgyzstan, today named Bishkek. A very interesting life about this man unknown in occident.

Thank anamaria67
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

many information in English, about the life and the realisation of Frunze, I have espacially appreciate the visit of his house at the end of the journey

Thank Eric M
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Reviewed June 4, 2017

This is a very interesting museum which tells about the person, whom Bishkek was named after during sovjet times. It contains a lot of pictures, maps and artefacts. You will be guided by a local guide who only speaks Russian and the signs are also...More

1  Thank JLC-1972
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