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“Boring Museum”

National History and Ethnology Museum
Ranked #2 of 6 things to do in Mary
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

We found this museum to be lacking of anything interesting regarding the Turkmenistan culture. If you want to "kill" and hour looking at exhibits that do not enlighten you and just rehash what you have seen in other museums around the world, then visit this.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

Lovely museum, more on an average side if you don't take the shiny new building into consideration. The entrance fee is quite steep here as well, but if I remember correctly, it was possible to pay it in the local currency here. I liked the etnographic part, that was interesting with some nice displays. Also be prepared to be almost the only tourist inside.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 3 February 2015

Worth a visit. Interesting to see how this new nation sees it self and wants to be seen. It is by far an easy job to do. But they do a nice job with a broad view.

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed 25 October 2014

Everything is first class here, but why wouldn't it be, not in the city that doesn't sleep at night like NY, but in the country that has so much money, they build it because they can! The ancient objects and displays are spectacular. The $20 fee to take pictures is insane. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

This museum is a Majestic and big building.You will not miss it.Your guide will take you to the museum and you will spend time here.

Date of experience: September 2014
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