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8 stories of all things Kazakhstan!

What a wonderful museum! I really appreciate most of the signs were in 3 languages, including... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ginger W
Sacramento, California
Excellent museum

I loved the layout of this modern museum in new Astana. The high ceiling foyer leads off to... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Burnley, United Kingdom
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“golden eagle”(9 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Tauyelsyzdyk Ave. 54, Astana 010000, Kazakhstan
+7 717 291 9035
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a wonderful museum! I really appreciate most of the signs were in 3 languages, including English. It really was a wide ranging museum of ancient history, more recent history plus a good amount of recent contributions. Highly recommend! Take two days if possible. Too...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ginger W
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

I loved the layout of this modern museum in new Astana. The high ceiling foyer leads off to different levels and exhibition rooms. The foyer has a large souvenir shop with a good collection of Kazakhstan crafts. I particularly liked the how the exhibits were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank simply-peregrinating
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The art was simply stunning. I was very touched by many of the pieces. It is a large building and some are still being populated with exhibits. The golden eagle was a great surprise. When the music started and it began to fly, I was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Luckily it was free to enter on the day we visited with limited exhibits having paid entree The museum is huge but does not have a lot of stuff from older periods but there is a lot of information. Nice way to segregate the periods...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ameyajoshi
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

A MUST see place in Astana esp if you want to know Kazakhstan. It’s an ultra modern building, with the latest technology, the largest museum in Central Asia and located in Independence Square. It has several halls: Hall of Astana, Hall of Ancient and Medieval...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

We took an Uber (400 Kzt = $1.30) 2.5 km south from our Ibis Hotel. Climbing the museum's long ramp gives a feel for its 18 acre floor space. After paying 300 Kzt (~$1) each as seniors, we entered the impressive Hall of Astana with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gene R J
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This museum was our first stop in the new city of Astana. We took bus # 32 from the new Railway Station. We were initially disappointed with the amount of references to the current president, and the many halls where photos could not be taken....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great museum to learn about the Kazakh culture and it’s influences.. a must see for first timers to Kazakhstan

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank reamer5383
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Once past the mandatory praise of the Kazakh leader in the entrance hall, the exhibition gave a comprehensive overview of the history of Kazakhstan, including some beautiful tableaux of an old Kazakh village and nomad life. The building itself and the statue in front of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cinbkk
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The building which hosts the museum is modern and attractive. The museum contains a lot of interesting objects which with the help of description allow to explain the history and the culture of Kazakhstan.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Dana D
16 March 2018|
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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