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Museum and Center of The Khomus of The People of The World

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Really Great!

What a great visit. I'd never heard of the Khomus but a colleague recommended visiting this museum... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Kristine B
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Kingston, Jamaica
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Khomus - it's a very popular musical instrument in Yakutsk

If you visit Yakutsk, you shouldn't miss Khomus museum where you can see Khomus - the musical... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Ramal C
,
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

My son and I had not planned to visit this museum, but after visiting Oympyakon and being treated to a performance that included mouth harps, we decided to give it a try. We had visited Mongolia the previous year, and had been to quite a...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

What a great visit. I'd never heard of the Khomus but a colleague recommended visiting this museum and another colleague who plays the Khomus took us there. We spoke to the director of the museum for a little while and he was a fascinating person...More

Thank Kristine B
Reviewed 13 May 2017

If you visit Yakutsk, you shouldn't miss Khomus museum where you can see Khomus - the musical instrument in various shapes and sizes. Khomus consists of a flexible metal reed attached to a frame. The frame is held firmly against the performer's parted teeth and...More

Thank Ramal C
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I had never heard the mouth harp before this visit or appreciated how globally widespread this instrument is in its various forms. The museum has a huge collection from all over the world and some beautiful artisanal examples and some quirky ones such as the...More

Thank Seereen E
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Lots of Khomus/Yakutia culture and also music and instruments, from memory not open every day but worth visiting.

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