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Nice architecture and interesting exhibitions

Once past the mandatory praise of the Kazakh leader in the entrance hall, the exhibition gave a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bangkok, Thailand
Very interesting museum

The building which hosts the museum is modern and attractive. The museum contains a lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“national museum”(16 reviews)
“golden eagle”(7 reviews)
“gold room”(5 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Tauyelsyzdyk Ave. 54, Astana 010000, Kazakhstan
+7 717 291 9035
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank cinbkk
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum exhibits excavations of different tools, jewelry and bowls. Many excavations were from west Kazakhstan. There´s a part of the museum that exhibits contemporary Kazakhstan. Many photos of the president Nazarbayev practicing sports and receiving prices. The museum has a "Golden Hall" which I...More

Thank Sara G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is well designed, neither too big nor too small. It has used a lot of modern technology and has a good display of Kazakh culture and history

Thank Prasanna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always interesting, always something new to learn. There are halls with regional, national history as well as some contemporary arts.

Thank Aiselek U
Reviewed 16 June 2018

This is the most comprehensive museum in KZ, offering many unique exhibits that cover everything from the country's history to contemporary art. The floor layout and museum flow are easy and enjoyable. One can easily spend a couple of days here. Recommend to all visitors.

1  Thank Ted_Henry
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

The museum is a must in a trip to Astana. Price 700T main gallery and extra 1000T for treasury(gold).Audio guide 500T. Allow 2-3 hours and wear comfy shoes. Buffet lower level.

2  Thank bittermelon2015
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This museum is relatively new and big enough to accomodate a lot of different interesting things. Sometimes you can be lucky to participate in cool exhibitions, so check the website of the museum in advance

1  Thank Elaman U
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We actually got a guided tour of the museum as we had very limited time. We only saw a few sections but everything was very clear and well laid out. I'm just sad I didn't get to see the more modern section which I would...More

Thank sand100
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Why should I pay to take pictures? Even that no one is monitoring this, anyone can photograph no matter whether they bought additional ticket or not.

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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