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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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 add a photo showing how the items are described...