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Mikhail Frunze Museum

364, Frunze Str., Bishkek 720000, Kyrgyzstan
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very interesting Museum

many information in English, about the life and the realisation of Frunze, I have espacially... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Eric M
Forel (Lavaux)
Very interesting museum - but requires a translator

This is a very interesting museum which tells about the person, whom Bishkek was named after during... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Hellerup, Denmark
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364, Frunze Str., Bishkek 720000, Kyrgyzstan
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Reviewed 4 days ago

many information in English, about the life and the realisation of Frunze, I have espacially appreciate the visit of his house at the end of the journey

Thank Eric M
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is a very interesting museum which tells about the person, whom Bishkek was named after during sovjet times. It contains a lot of pictures, maps and artefacts. You will be guided by a local guide who only speaks Russian and the signs are also...More

Thank JLC-1972
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Everything here is written in Russian. We (two Americans) had a local translator with us and also a Museum employee who told about the exhibits. Our translator was a lifesaver in this museum. (The Museum Staff member was great! She sensed our interest and responded...More

Thank AikenBill
Reviewed 15 April 2017

It is in a very dull building, the presentation is old-fashioned and most of the signs are only in Russian and Kyrgyz so I did not learn too much from the museum itself. But it was interesting to see all the Young local schoolchildren who...More

Thank Ingeborg56
Reviewed 2 April 2017

There are a lot of interesting photos and information,but minimal English translations.Frunze was a Russian born in Bishkek and was instrumental in running Krgyzstan for the Russians and putting the Krgyze case.

Thank phake2016
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Bad thing first: If you're not local (aka don't speak fluent Russian/Kyrgyzs), you have to pay more for the entrance, like way more. Then, after I already paid more for being a foreigner and apparently due to this fact we had to have a guide,...More

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 23 December 2016

very informative and entertaining. Staff only speaks local languages, but very enthusiastic: they keep explaining the stories until you understand it :-) Well recommended

Thank Gabr_Docker
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Almost all the descriptions are not in english, and those workers of the museum don't know any english at all. Inside you can see some interesting stuff from soviet era life and from life of Frunze in particular. So, if you interested in life of...More

1  Thank Gena_G_Losnikov
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The museum has English descriptions, unfortunately not everywhere. The informations seemed to us not chronological or in any other order, so it was hard a bit to find out, what Mr. Frunze made so famous. That's why I suggest to gather a bit informations about...More

Thank Robert W
Бакыт Ч, Управляющий at Mikhail Frunze Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2016
Google Translation

Бакыт Ч (Бакыт Чойтонбаев) председатель Территориальной организвции "Боконбаево-Манжылы"

Reviewed 15 October 2016

This museum is dedicated to the soviet hero "Frunze". Well... It's so over the top in idolizing him that it made me remember north Korean museums. Also, there are extremely few information in English, so you don't really understand many things.

Thank Luca P
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