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Museum of Natural History - CLOSED

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Good cultural experience

Well designed museum and excellent display and explanations of the history of Mongolia. Worth at... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Peripateticmensch
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Georgia
Worth visiting before exploring Mongolia

A good way to get a feel for what you'll see throughout the country. Doesn't take all that much... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Phantphant
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Seattle, Washington
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Sukhbaatar Square, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 October 2013

This is a great place to learn about the natural history of Mongolia. It is also probably the only time you will see snow leopards, which are unfortunately dead and stuffed. The museum is a good place to start your visit to Mongolia, so that...More

2  Thank f16addict
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

This Museum has been closed for several years. This is a great shame since it possesses some of the greatest displays of Mongolia Natural History( I have this on good authority). But anyone going there now will find a sign saying the premises is closed...More

2  Thank juliamsschneider
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Well designed museum and excellent display and explanations of the history of Mongolia. Worth at least 2 hours of your time

Thank Peripateticmensch
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The site is not approachable and there are no explanatory signs about the status of this museum. It is quite clear that the museum is closed but no clue as to why, or even if it will ever reopen.

Thank NyomanDavid
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Great for families with kids who want to get an over of Mongolian biology, geography and natural history. We've lived in UB many years and go hear with our kids about once per year. Good displays of Mongolian animals, some quite unique. Even some cool...More

Thank Jlcmng
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Museum was boarded up. What a pity! I was really looking forward to see the flora and fauna of Mongolia as this country has a very different geography compared to South East Asia. Perhaps the tourism board can re open it!

Thank aus c
Reviewed 29 April 2018

To understand Mongolia, you must visit this place. Not only is the historical value amazing, but culturally this museum is superb. There are floor after floor of well organized and amazing exhibits! Loved it.

Thank allankarr
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This is really worth it if you are travelling independently, if you are with a tour you will undoubtedly be taken here. Everything from the Stone Age forward (I kinda skipped the 20th Century stuff - shame shame). The costumes on the 2nd floor are,...More

Thank C W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A good way to get a feel for what you'll see throughout the country. Doesn't take all that much time and quite enjoyable.

Thank Phantphant
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This Museum has been closed for several years. This is a great shame since it possesses some of the greatest displays of Mongolia Natural History( I have this on good authority). But anyone going there now will find a sign saying the premises is closed...More

2  Thank juliamsschneider
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to go to understand the country's history. Great for a cold or rainy day too. 8000T to get in and we weren't charged the 10000T for photography, so we didn't take any pictures.

Thank Stacia R
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Just go there and learn about their culture and other things from the past absolutely mind blowing . a must see :)

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