Ashgabat National Museum of History, Ashgabat

3.9
Explore diverse cultural heritage at Ashgabat National Museum of History, a white marble complex in the capital's central area. With over 500,000 artifacts divided into three sections, the pieces showcase the complex history of the country from the Bronze Age through Parthian, Persian, Mongol, and Seljuk periods to modern times. Excavations from Margiana, Gonur Depe and Nissa feature some exhibits such as ivory rhytons, weapons, jewelry, instruments, and a gigantic rug. See a collection of president's hunting trophies on the ground floor, which houses a permanent exhibition of post-independence Turkmenistan. With our online itinerary creator, Ashgabat attractions like Ashgabat National Museum of History can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The tour guide walked us through very quickly and left a few of the more deliberate members of the group behind. It is an interesting and well laid out museum. There is some walking and stairs but als...  more »
  • We had a guided tour of this museum which took 45 min. The museum guide spoke too quickly in poor English and appeared to have memorized her whole presentation. We think we would have gotten much more...  more »
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  • Don’t bother, too expensive for $10. Not worth the value
  • Very good place to visit and learn history of turkmen culture
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