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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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Very good overview of Mongolian history

This has 3 floors of history. It is very clean and well cared for. There are lovely exhibits of types of clothing used. Included are various artifacts excavated from digs in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This has 3 floors of history. It is very clean and well cared for. There are lovely exhibits of types of clothing used. Included are various artifacts excavated from digs in the country including amazing petroglyphs. It is well worth your time. The rest rooms are clean and they have a very nice restroom.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum was stunning - mainly because the history of Mongolia is so dramatic, over thousands of years, and this museum lays it out clearly. There are excellent displays on the Mongolian empire of Chinggis Khan - a lot that I had never heard about - and the history of the domestication of horses going back to neolithic times. There... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Got to see some ancient artifacts, and the museum gave me a nice summary of the history of UB and Mongolia. The room with the costumes/ traditional dress was my favorite! The only drawbacks were that they were doing some minor construction/ renovation when i got there, but also, i wish id arrived earlier and had more time to look... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You learn a lot about the interesting history of Mongolia. It used to be bigger than the Roman Empire!!! Very good personal tour.

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Bangkok
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A Must Visit if you love history. Gave a great insight of how great Mongolia was & had now became spilt up. The challenges the people had & overcame to be able to rule half the world by The Khans.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good museum for the history of the region and the Mongols. When you get to the Soviet period you can just leave because it is a wast of time, otherwise worth a visit.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I made the mistake of visiting this Museum after having travelled a bit in Mongolia first. It has some fine and interesting items, but many of them are to be seen either still in use elsewhere or in other locations I had been to previously. This Museum is best seen first up, before other attractions, to get the full value... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not a real fan of museums but this one was a very interesting one. You can learn the entire history of Mongolia from its begginings to the present time. The admission was reasonable.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not a museum person, but this was such a good visit. I stayed for a few hours and read everything that was in English! I think every traveler should stop there- it's a great intro to Mongolian history, culture, and traditions. Very informative.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As in every national history museum you need time and a lot of energy to walk to the museum halls and get all the information. It starts in the ancient times and end in the democratic mongolia hall. well done...nice pictures and things and text

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