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“Regional museum ”

National History and Ethnology Museum
Ranked #2 of 6 things to do in Mary
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Has some information about the area. Skip the bit about the president. Some good exhibits about Merv . You are followed around everywhere not sure why.

Thank Clarky57
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

You need about an hour to visit the museum.
The ethnic display is really great, including a small yurt and numerous pieces of the ethnic jewellery.
The ancient section is also very good, with items from 6 millennium BC.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Nothing spectacular but surely worth a quick visit to see lots of different local stuff concentrated in one place: from animals, to paintings, to maps, and even a nice yurt reconstruction.

Thank ffrige
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Stopped in at the National History and Ethnology Museum in Mary while in the ancient oasis city. It is in a newer over-the-top looking building but is a very well set up museum with lots of great exhibits and a lovely collection that includes artifacts from some of the local dig sites like Gonur Tepe north of Mary. Very pricey entrance fee, I guess they have to pay off their over-the-top building with something but a nice museum overall.

Thank JGDynamo
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

This museum has an amazing collection of artefacts from the nearby major archaeological site of Gonur Depe; don't miss it! The building is new, and the exhibits are very well arranged.

Thank LottyToronto
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