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The Regional History and Aral Sea Museum

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It is a very sad place that makes you think a lot of what we are doing to the environment. It is a... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2017
Pani A
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Madrid, Spain
Small Interesting Museum

This small museum in Muynak has some interesting and varied displays from art work to stuffed... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2017
Dave95531
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Crescent City, California
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Reviewed June 14, 2015

The Aral Sea museum of Moynaq is located in a building of the Town Hall opposite a square, on the long main road in this village. A visit to this Aral Sea region is not complete without a visit to this local museum. The museum...More

4  Thank MarcelTraveller
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

It is a very sad place that makes you think a lot of what we are doing to the environment. It is a long drive from Khiva but it is worth to visit.

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Reviewed June 4, 2017

If you visit Uzbekistan you should try and visit the Aral Sea and the town of Moynaq, a fishing village that has no sea. The journey from Nukus to the shores of the Aral Sea was approximately 400 kms and took 8 hours. It seems...More

1  Thank 997Scotty
Reviewed April 28, 2017

This small museum in Muynak has some interesting and varied displays from art work to stuffed animals to interesting historical photos. If you want to get an idea of what the area and people were like (prosperous, populated, employed) before the Aral Sea dried up...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2016

The regional History and the Aral Sea museum is really interesting after having been to the Mujnak where the abandoned ships now makes a shadov for the ships of the desert - CAMELs. We usually make a trip to the Aral Sea by JEEPs making...More

1  Thank Bunyod S
Reviewed December 16, 2015

This is very dark museum and adjusting from the bight Uzbek sunshine takes a few minutes but inside there a few exhibits and they are quite informative. Nothing amazing but what can you expect from a museum in the middle of nowhere. It's very important...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2015

a must visit when doing a tour of the Aral sea will give you better understanding what happened and its also based in the old fish canning factory building.

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Reviewed September 16, 2015

Its strange to review a place whose glory vanished together with the Aral see. But for me it was very important part of our Uzbek adventure. To get to the place was the real goal of our journey. Unforgettable.

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Reviewed June 14, 2015

The Aral Sea museum of Moynaq is located in a building of the Town Hall opposite a square, on the long main road in this village. A visit to this Aral Sea region is not complete without a visit to this local museum. The museum...More

4  Thank MarcelTraveller
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