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This museum is a must-visit for any travelers in North Kazakhstan. That being said, a working knowledge of Russian or Kazakh would help to fully understand the exhibits. There is one guide who speaks English currently. The significance of Abylai Khan, who essentially unified the...More
Area after area of something amazing! Everything is labeled and explains exactly what you want to know.
Your not bothering or hurried by a tour guide or curator. You can go at your own pace and truly enjoy this fantastic museum.
What an amazing place...More
During our short visit to the top of Kazakhstan we dropped in to the Museum Complex Residence Abylai Khan to see what treasures it holds. It has a really superb collection of artifacts and culturally significant pieces from the area going back 500 years or...More
The museum is quite a revelation. It houses some of the most awesome artifacts of Kazakh history I have ever seen. The degree to which they have preserved these artifacts is highly commendable - it shows how much they value their past. By the reception...More