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It seems you have to have a guide; ours spoke good English for a group of four. Exhibits describe history from the stone age onward. Many maps of various kingdoms and khanates were included. Also more than you want about the cult of the first...More
We thoroughly recommend a trip to this museum for anyone spending some time in Ashgabat. The building itself features an impressive interior, but also has a well presented run down of Turkmenistan’s history (from Stone Age through to the current day). These are broken down...More
The museum gives a good overview of the history of Turkmenistan. It is spacious and set out very well to view the exhibits at their best.
Our guide took us round showing us in chronological order each display. Therefore we got the most out of...More
Not so big, a bit expensive : 10usd entrance + 10usd for guide, but very nice and well organized. It is a perfect introduction to Turkmen History before visits to différents sites accross the country. Guides there are very good.
Interesting visit !
... during our extensive world wide travel activities were we confronted with such a human behaviour like on this morning,
when we arrived here to visit this Museum. Among the first visitors we were suddenly confronted by the yelling Director of the Museum himself, grabbing...More