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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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I highly recommend this museum with its comprehensive display of Mongolia's long history. The museum explains that the breadth of the Mongolian empire stretched from Europe to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Wollongong, Australia
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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I highly recommend this museum with its comprehensive display of Mongolia's long history. The museum explains that the breadth of the Mongolian empire stretched from Europe to Asia.

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This should really be the starting point of one's Mongolia trip, for it gives a comprehensive insight into all what's made Mongolia today. Backed with wonderful displays, maps and captions it's worth spending time on the exhibits which span three floors. There is information on burial sites, there are petroglyphs and deer stones, as also ways of dressing among the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Unlike most Mongolian museums, this is a professional and comprehensive display of Mongolian culture and history, from the Iron Age to the present, including galleries of costume, communism and the transition to democracy. The labels in English are informative and the museum is arranged in chronological order. If you go round the entire display it takes at least 1.5 hours.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I really excited veya much during my visit . As Turkish as soon as I identify my self to tour guide he welcome by saying ' welcome back to your home' Museum was brilant .simple from bronz age up to present life they exhibit mongolian -Turkic cultures . Finally thank to TİKA agent to renovated ancient states hall of mongolian... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hugely informative and excellent explanations in English. Although you can only get the student discount with an international student card!

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Offers a wonderful and colorful introduction to Mongolia from the Bronze Age though Mongolia's democratic transition in the early 1990s. Fantastic information in English on almost all the displays, great maps showing timelines, and a solid insight to who Mongolian are and where they come from. You should go on your first day in-country before you head out across the... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend visiting the museum early in your trip as it provides the context of this fascinating country, the people and the history. It is a small museum, but has the basics covered. You will probably get a bit more out of your visit with a guide at first, but may need additional time to browse at leisure.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are wondering what Mongolia really is, than I would suggest you to visit this museum. It gives all basic history of Mongolia from prehistoric until why Mongolia can be like current country. My country also has similar museum like this but there's no political history as shown in this museum in particular so it does giving me a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this museum as part of an organised tour. The museum has three floors. Admission is T8,000 for adults, T2,500 for students.and T1,000 for children. There is a T10,000 charge for photos, but there are many displays that make it worth this charge. The first floor contains the early history of Mongolia from the stone to the iron ages.... More 

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Wollongong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is fabulous, we could have spent a couple of days here but time was not permitting. After several hours here we came away with so much more knowledge of the Mongolian people and their history that it made a lot more sense in the rest of our trip. The displays were very informative and progressive through the years.

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