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Museum of Folk and Applied Arts

Steny Naryngala St., Sheki, Azerbaijan
+994 24 244 49 01
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Waste of time and money

I should have checked reviews about this place before going in. I was told to come in at the... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Chartaro
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Basic

One quick look is enough..only sections of Shebeke art of glass inlaying and of the musical... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
Sparkie09
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24 Nov 2017
“Basic ”
21 Mar 2018
“Waste of time and money”
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Steny Naryngala St., Sheki, Azerbaijan
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+994 24 244 49 01
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I should have checked reviews about this place before going in. I was told to come in at the entrance and then demanded 2 AZN. One of the women was following me, not to offer explanation but to watch me? It was just a collection...More

Thank Chartaro
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

One quick look is enough..only sections of Shebeke art of glass inlaying and of the musical instruments was worth it...the craftsman himself was present.. awesome laborious work...and hence very expensive . In sheki many homes have windows in Shebeke art work...the tradition should continue..

Thank Sparkie09
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Well only the taxidermy was good, the stuffed animals are in such state it's a laugh. For the rest there are some old Lenin posters which can be found in any flea market and Nagorno Karabakh propaganda and some personal belongings of martyrs died it...More

Thank RobertLeunis
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

This building has about 10-15 stalls showcasing handicrafts ranging from silk scarves, earrings, jewellery and most interestingly a workshop for the wood and glass work that Sheki is famous for. They create huge window panes with coloured glass and the wooden frame does not have...More

Thank xistinchaos
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is actually just a collection of souvenir stalls, rather than a museum, although the arts and crafts are very interesting.

Thank Ανδρόμαχος Δ
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

This review is quite late. The Museum of Folk and Applied Arts is more of a place for buying souvenir items. Nothing much to see so you can give this a miss.

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Reviewed 15 July 2016

The heading of this article is rather confusing as nobody in Sheki seems to know where a Museum of Folk and Applied Arts on Steny Naryngala St is (not on google maps either). The sign on a museum at the Xans palace compound in Sheki...More

1  Thank Robert937
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Interesting place from the outside, looking much like a church. Inside mainly a collection of local artefacts and photos from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, some more interesting than others. Many items labelled in English but like many provincial museums in this part of the...More

Thank deborahk3
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

The entrance fee is 2 AZN. That's not too much but next to this building there is a Shaki Khan Palace that is also 2 AZN and much more interesting from this place. It makes me to think that this museum doesn't deserve that money....More

Thank Ариф М
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

The building looks intriguing from outside - a circular former church - but it's hard to see why one would pay AZN2 to see the scrappy bits and bobs inside. Then again, I guess it's a token fee and helps keep the place open and...More

2  Thank AzBelFan
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