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Most comprehensive museum in Kazakhstan

This is the most comprehensive museum in KZ, offering many unique exhibits that cover everything... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Monterey, California
Well worth a visit

The museum is a must in a trip to Astana. Price 700T main gallery and extra 1000T for... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
via mobile
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“national museum”(17 reviews)
“golden eagle”(7 reviews)
“gold room”(5 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Tauyelsyzdyk Ave. 54, Astana 010000, Kazakhstan
+7 717 291 9035
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the most comprehensive museum in KZ, offering many unique exhibits that cover everything from the country's history to contemporary art. The floor layout and museum flow are easy and enjoyable. One can easily spend a couple of days here. Recommend to all visitors.

Thank Ted_Henry
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

The museum is a must in a trip to Astana. Price 700T main gallery and extra 1000T for treasury(gold).Audio guide 500T. Allow 2-3 hours and wear comfy shoes. Buffet lower level.

1  Thank bittermelon2015
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This museum is relatively new and big enough to accomodate a lot of different interesting things. Sometimes you can be lucky to participate in cool exhibitions, so check the website of the museum in advance

Thank Elaman U
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We actually got a guided tour of the museum as we had very limited time. We only saw a few sections but everything was very clear and well laid out. I'm just sad I didn't get to see the more modern section which I would...More

Thank sand100
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Why should I pay to take pictures? Even that no one is monitoring this, anyone can photograph no matter whether they bought additional ticket or not.

Thank Zhazira S
Reviewed 4 May 2018

WARNING: there are two sorts of tickets. One for the museum without the Treasure room and one that includes it. The price difference is small...but it is no use offering to pay the extra when you arrive at the Treasure room,,.. because they won't accept...More

Thank ArtyGr
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Really like this place. It's opportunity to learn about Kazakhstan and their history. Many interesting exhibitions and good price. Just fix WIFI for world travellers

Thank Mateo P
Reviewed 2 May 2018

To get to k is Kaza and its people, this place is a mist prior to tour the country. It covers history, ancien as well as modern, and the institutions of the newly emerged nation.

Thank Erik S
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

To understand Kazakhstan in general and the history behind Astana, from the settlement of Bozok to Akmola, to Tselinograd to the Astana of today; this is your best bet. There are several exhibit halls; more than enough to fill a day’s worth. All exhibits are...More

Thank FDWorldtraveler
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Almost everything had english translaions and for a couple of pounds there was an excellent audio translation and description of the items and the nhistory of Kazan

Thank Martin F
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Dana D
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Response from mrpiotrp | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are explanations in Kazakh and Russian language (in Cyrillic script) and in English. You can pay for the entrance ticket by debit/credit card; photos are permitted. Look at my profile "mrpiotrp" - I shall try to... More