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Fine Arts Museum of Uzbekistan

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Echoing footsteps

This collection is housed in an interesting modern building. It covers a wide variety of mediums... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
OneAddictedTraveler
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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Fineasst Arts of Uzbekistan

We had a quick look at the Fine Arts Museum of Uzbekistan a while back. The works are interesting... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
JGDynamo
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New Brunswick, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This collection is housed in an interesting modern building. It covers a wide variety of mediums including textiles, woodworking, sculpture, and paintings. It is and interesting set of Uzbek and Russian artists. Every step on the polished hardwood floors echoes as you are probably the...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I was so saddened that I was the only visitor during my visit. This museum needs and deserves more love. Great display of Uzbek handicrafts. The beautiful examples of antique suzanis cured me of my craving to buy any in the market as the old...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

We had a quick look at the Fine Arts Museum of Uzbekistan a while back. The works are interesting and there are some nice ones along with some that you wonder openly why they are there. The staff are generally unhelpful and there are few...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This superb museum's collection sweeps through the centuries with art from many eras of the Central Asian, Russian, and Soviet Empires, primarily from Uzbekistan and also some Russian, and also selected European and a bit of East and Southeast Asia. Many galleries are devoted to...More

1  Thank M A
Reviewed 28 October 2017

From the outside this museum is low key, but it houses a great selection of arts. They had a particularly interesting exhibition of a modern day painter which impressed me. The galleries are well laid out and labelled. A very enjoyable hour or two. Entrance...More

3  Thank Audrey B
Reviewed 15 October 2017

1 - Yes it is rather hot and not air conditioned.I think that many art works must crumble to dust after 5 years. 2. As with so many [all] Uzbek museums I visited....the staff just stand around chatting and giggling.Not good. 3 - The building...More

2  Thank Jane L
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This museums covers a lot of different art mediums. Woodcarvings, textiles, ceramics, painting. There is too much to see in one visit. Very reasonably priced, 10,000 for foreigners, is worth the money.

2  Thank osimatrons
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Few people seemed to be visiting, inside was warm and got hotter as you went up levels. Only 2 or 3 A/C units working on the upper level. Mostly paintings, nothing significant, some fragments of Buddhist and other artifacts.

1  Thank tobegold
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We were delighted to locate an English-speaking guide in the museum who helped us understand so many of the vibrant artistic traditions of Uzbekistan -- intricately carved woodwork, metalwork, carved plaster and stucco, ceramic tile work, and exquisite textiles. The ground floor displays focus on...More

2  Thank T2011PQcarol
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We didnt expect such a good collection of Rusian and European fine art. Some real gems. What a pleassant surprise.

1  Thank adorable_nyc
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